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Semester Program

Semester Program Outline

Aims

This program aims at providing students from those institutions that have an exchange agreement with Kanazawa University education in Japanese language, society, and culture, as well as major-related classes in a number of fields that are taught in English for one semester.
In addition, students with high levels of Japanese may also take general education and major classes with Japanese students.

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Japanese(Compulsory)

Japanese language education is offered at seven different levels, from beginners to advanced, with three different classes offered: comprehensive Japanese, kanji, and skill-specific learning. The skill-specific classes offer instruction in reading, understanding lectures, writing, writing reports, oral presentations, and Japanese studies, etc.
Students will be assigned to the appropriate classes based on the result of the placement test in the beginning of the program.

Experiences in Japanese Culture and Society(Compulsory)

In these classes, students can get hands-on experience with the rich traditional culture of Kanazawa, and through field trips, lectures by specialists in each field, and group discussions, the aim of this class is to allow them to gain a deeper understanding of Japanese culture and society.

Elective Courses

Courses of various fields of studies are offered in English. Most of these classes are joint classes with Japanese students.

  • An Introduction to the Modern Japanese Culture and Society
  • Japan Law News Project
  • A History of International Politics (Oriental)
  • Seminar in International Society Studies (International Security Issues)
  • Japanese History etc.

Outline of Semester Program 2019

Eligible students

Applicants must meet all requirements listed below.

●Qualifications

  1. Applicants must be full-time students at their home institution who at the time of enrollment in this program are at least in the third year of their undergraduate program, including graduate students completing a master’s program. (Note: Doctoral program students are not eligible for this program.)

  2. Applicants must have an excellent academic record and personality.
  3. Applicants must have a definite plan and purpose of study regarding the program. They must also have a strong commitment to devote themselves to their studies in the program.
  4. Applicants must resume their studies at their home institution after completion of their studies in this program.

  5. Applicants must qualify for the “College Student” visa.
  6. Applicants wishing to submit some assignments in English for the Japanese Culture and Society Seminar must have a good command of the English language.
  7. Applicants must have a level of skill in the Japanese language equal to or higher than level N4 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test as well as having an interest in the Japanese language and Japanese culture.

   *Application Deadline: October 31, 2018 (For students who study from 2019/4)
               January 31, 2019 (For students who study from 2019/10)

   *The application form should be sent by email to st-exch@adm.kanazawa-u.ac.jp

    in Excel format, together with additional documents in PDF format.

   Recommedation /  Certificate of Enrollment 

   Medical Report / Agreement for Defraying Expenses

Timetables/Calendars

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