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Nagoya: Nanzan University

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Sponsor: IES Abroad

Location: Nagoya, Japan


Direct enrollment at the Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) at Nanzan University through IES Abroad offers independent students the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in Japanese culture and university life. Nanzan's CJS specializes in intensive Japanese language study as well as area studies courses taught in English and provides field trips to cities of cultural and historical importance as an integral part of the program.

Program Type: Affiliated


  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring


Admission Info:

To apply, Northwestern students must:

  1. Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
  2. Complete an IES application by the program's deadline

Languages: Japanese, English

Language Requirements: 

1 year or the equivalent of college-level Japanese


Northwestern requires that all students are housed in homestays. Host families furnish breakfast and dinner each day.

Program Costs: 

Fall 2016: $26,745

Billed by Northwestern: $17,335

Estimated additional costs: $9,410

  • Housing & insurance: $4,185
  • Meals: $1,300
  • Airfare: $1,250
  • Local transportation: $300
  • Books & supplies: $225
  • Personal expenses: $2,000
  • Japanese health insurance: $150

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