Study Abroad in Japan: Intensive Japanese Language & Culture Studies in Osaka

Lanterns lining paved walkway

Osaka, Japan: Is this study abroad program for you? This program is for students who are excited to make exceptional strides in their Japanese language skills. Every aspect of the program supports Japanese language learning—attending intensive classes, interviewing a street vendor for an assignment, chatting with a local roommate, or heading out for a night of karaoke singing. The program is open to Japanese language learners of all levels in the fall and spring. Summer term requires at least two semesters of previous Japanese language study.

Study Abroad in Osaka, Japan: Features

  • Intensive Japanese language curriculum that completes the entire textbook in a term—typically 1 year of university-level language
  • Based in Osaka, a vibrant and fun city known for its friendly people, good humor and great food
  • Countless opportunities to explore Osaka—excursions, projects, clubs, activities
  • Local roommates
  • No language prerequisite for the fall and spring
  • Summer is open to students with at least 2 semesters of previous Japanese language study

Study Abroad in Osaka, Japan: Details

Semester Fall 2013 Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
Application Deadline 05/01/13 10/01/13 03/01/14 05/01/14
Program Length 16 weeks 17 weeks 8 weeks 17 weeks
Arrival Date 09/02/13 01/16/14 06/03/14 08/27/14
Departure Date 12/21/13 05/17/14 07/30/14 12/20/14
Program Fee $19,990 $19,990 $8,790 $19,990
Recommended Credits 14 to 17 14 to 17 9 14 to 17