The Japanese program at Swarthmore College offers a range of courses in Japanese language, literature, and culture, which are integrated into a broad program of Asian Studies at Swarthmore College. We also provide further offerings in Japanese language, history, culture and society in the Tri-College Community. Students of Japanese can take advantage of a rich environment for language study, including intensive introductory language courses, language tables and chat hours with native speakers, multimedia resources, and opportunities for study abroad. Explore this site for more information on our faculty, courses, special events, and study abroad options.
These are all various sayings which I have heard the Japanese use to describe their college lives. In my last article I mentioned how academics are really not Japanese universities' strong points and this article aims to flesh this point out. If you buy into the stereotype of Japanese people being hardworking you would be very very wrong when it comes to college students. As said before, if you're looking for deep probing academic vigor and intellectual stimulation Japanese universities really aren't for you. What certainly is true is that barring certain exceptions such as med school, the majority of Japanese students don't and often don't need to take their college life seriously.
The College of Japanese Language and Culture offers four types of courses specialized for international students: two four-year degree courses and two short-term courses one semester to one year. This is a four-year course for international full-time students at the University of Tsukuba. In this course, students study the Japanese Language and Culture Major curriculum alongside Japanese students. The special entrance examination for privately-funded international students is held in February. The information of the exam is released in January.
The rankings, now in their fourth year, were produced in partnership with Japanese education company Benesse. The results were taken from more than 71, responses from universities across Japan. Japan is a country that successfully maintains ancient traditions alongside its identity as a nation of technological innovation. In , Tohoku became the first university in Japan to admit female students after the appointment in of its first president, Masataro Sawayanagi, the vice-minister of education.