Northwestern and Japan
|Partner Institution||Partner Type & Sponsor|
|Hitotsubashi University: Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy|
|Keio University: Graduate School of Business|
|Keio University: School of Medicine|
|Tokyo Institute of Technology|
Units and Groups
Asian Studies ProgramThrough the study of a relevant language -- Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, or Korean -- and coursework in history, the humanities, and the social sciences, students gain a sophisticated critical understanding of a specific Asian region -- East, South, or Southeast -- or country. Students also learn to examine the world through the lens of another language and culture.
Asian Studies Graduate ClusterFaculty in the Asian Studies Graduate Cluster (ASGC) offer comprehensive yet focused exposure to Asian cultures, histories,
- Japan Club
- Northwestern Anime Club
- Japanese American Student Association
- Karate Club
- Asian Pacific American Coalition
Northwestern students from Japan enrich our community by bringing their culture and heritage to campus, while Northwestern students in Japan get to experience that culture firsthand.
- x Northwestern students in Japan:
- 6 Undergraduate
- x Graduate
Northwestern students in Japan include 6 undergraduates on affiliated programs, 1 medical student on clinical rotation, and x MBA student on an exchange program.
For historical data, visit the Office of International Student and Scholar Services website.
- 44 students from Japan at Northwestern:
- 8 Undergraduate
- 19 Masters
- 17 Doctoral
1,380+Northwestern alumni are based in Japan.
The NU Club of Japan and the Kellogg Alumni Club of Japan offer social and networking opportunities to keep alumni connected to Northwestern and fellow alumni in Japan. Other ways to get and stay involved can be found here.
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This webpage contains data from the 2019-2020 academic year. Data from 2019-2020 will be released in the fall of 2020. For questions or comments about the information listed on this webpage, please contact Janka Pieper, Director of Communications.