The International Institute for Japanese Language Education (JLI) offers two non-degree programs to international students who would like to deepen their knowledge of the language and the culture of Japan. One is the Japanese Language and Japanese Studies Program (JLJSP), the other is the Contemporary Japan Program in Nagoya (CJPN).
Nagoya University of Foreign Studies established in 1988, is a private co-ed university with a student population of 4,000 students.
There are 4 programs for students to follow:
Program 1: Contemporary Japan Program in Nagoya
This program extends beyond general aspects of contemporary Japan to explore the specific features of the Central Japan region (where our university is located), which is economically one of the most vibrant regions of Japan. Several of Japan's most famous companies, including Toyota Motor Corporation, are located in the area. This provides students with opportunities for study not available elsewhere.
Specific entry requirements: excellent command of English; No Japanese language skills required.
Program 2: Japanese Language and Japanese Studies Program
An intensive Japanese language course designed to provide students with practical proficiency in the Japanese language. Emphasis on small class size and dynamic student-faculty interaction.
Specific entry requirements: No Japanese language skills required.
Program 3: Non-degree seeking BA 7 MA Program
Designed for students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs at IUP. The program allows participants to take a variety of regular NUFS classes most of which are taught in Japanese from several departments with Japanese students.
Specific entry requirements: High proficiency in Japanese language skills: N2 on the JLPT for BA programs; N1 on the JLPT for MA programs
Program 4: Language Teaching Practicum Program
Learning practical language teaching skills in your classes and apply the methods in real-life lessons with domestic students studying at NUFS.
Specific entry requirements: Should be enrolled in a language teaching discipline. No Japanese language skills required.