IES, Nagoya, Japan - Nanzan University



Subjects: Japanese language and cultural studies.

Prerequisites: One year college level Japanese, junior-level standing, and demonstrated maturity.

Length: Fall and Spring semesters available.  

Credit: Students take full course load, 15-18 credits per semester.

Housing: Students have the choice of living in homestay assignments, off-campus university managed dormitories, or on-campus dormitories.

Cost: Albion College tuition and fees cover program tuition and fees, orientation, and room.

Costs not covered by Albion:: Round trip airfare to Tokyo. The program fee does not include personal expenses, additional meals, books and supplies, local transportation.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Midori Yoshii, 517-629-0587,

Comments: The large, thriving, modern city of Nagoya is the gateway to the vast beauty and culture of central Japan. It is one of Japan's major cities and an important industrial and cultural center. Its rich natural environment provides the backdrop for scenic areas such as Ise Bay, Nobi Plain, and the Kiso River. Nagoya Castle, originally built in 1612, Atsuta Shrine, and the Tokugawa Art Museum are among the city's many famous attractions that draw visitors from around the world. Nanzan University, site of the IES Abroad Nagoya Program, is a distinguished private university on a wooded campus on a hill above Nagoya.