Critical Language Scholarship Program | Japanese
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The Japanese Language

Requires Two Years of Prior Study

Japan has been known for decades as one of the world's cultural, technological, and economic hubs and has long drawn students fascinated with the country's combination of millennia old traditions and stunning modern prowess across countless different fields. Learning Japanese offers not only the opportunity to experience firsthand the beautiful culture and people of this island nation, but to build a career around its long-standing social and economic importance worldwide.

The Japanese language will give you a competitive edge among Americans seeking to engage in East Asia's booming global market. Furthermore, Japanese language proficiency and cultural knowledge will give you the ability to form successful cross-cultural partnerships with Japanese people and in fields of study as diverse as architecture, politics, medicine, and literature.

Program Sites

Okayama, Japan
Okayama University
Jun 12, 2023 - Aug 09, 2023

Previous Institutes

Featured Alumni Profiles

Erik Hornberger
Japanese 2013
Himeji, Japan
Saumya Kini
Japanese 2010
Kyoto, Japan
Janelle Mateo
Japanese 2022
Okayama, Japan