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Osaka Gakuin University

Term To Study: Spring 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 06, 2021
Program Starts: Mar 06, 2021
Program Ends: Jun 20, 2021
Major 1: Foreign Language / Literature Japanese
Subject 1:
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Exchange
Program Fee: $17,590
Link 1: CLICK HERE for Osaka Gakuin website
Link 2: Please click here to Create an account and begin an application to this program
Program Locations: Osaka
Contact Phone: 570-961-4581
Contact Name: Study Abroad Office
Contact Email:
What is Included: Tuition for Osaka Gakuin Program
What is not Included: Accommodations: Student apartment or Homestay
Round trip travel
Japanese health insurance
Program Description

Message from the Director of the International Center

Konnichi wa!

Osaka Gakuin University invites you to become a part of the most ideal Japanese studies program to study Japanese language and culture in Japan. Our location is second to none! The campus is located only thirty minutes from Kyoto, the cultural center of Japan; ten minutes from the hub of the Osaka business and entertainment district; forty minutes from Kobe, one of the world's leading trading ports; sixty minutes from Nara, the oldest historical region of Japan, and about two and a half hours by Shinkansen (Bullet Train) from the nation's capital, Tokyo.

Our Japanese studies program is the most progressive, practical and unique in all of Japan. In the morning, we offer ten hours of Japanese language a week and in the afternoon, six hours of subject-based courses related to Japan and Asia which are instructed in English by our highly qualified teachers.

Many of our students live with home stay families and join cultural/sport club activities, which are often the highlight of their study abroad experience. The International Center staff offer extensive support and guidance for each student. They pride themselves on the individual attention given to each and every international student. If you are interested in a "life-changing," and unforgettable study abroad experience; we await you at Osaka Gakuin University!

Academic Options

SJP Survival Japanese
This a one-semester non-advancing class for students with no previous Japanese, offered in the fall semester only. Students learn phrases, expressions, essential grammar and writing (including essential Kanji characters) useful for living and travelling in Japan. Additional emphasis is placed on learning about Japanese society and culture through activities such as field trips.

JSL1~3 Comprehensive Japanese
These Japanese classes cover the basic skills of listening, speaking, writing (including Kanji) reading to enable students to engage in natural conversation and become comfortable with life in Japan. Students make a final presentation in Japanese at the end of the year.

JSL4~6 Grammar, content-based study and personal consultation
In addition to consolidating Japanese into grammar lessons, students also have specially-designed, content-based lessons for 4 hours per week that offer hands-on opportunities to study current Japanese cultural, societal issues and topics relating to Japanese language. While incorporating all four skills of reading, speaking, writing, and listening, students will become engaged in cultural/social issues, thought and discussion, through “real life” Japanese reading and media materials. Students make a short presentation in class and make a final presentation at the end of the year.

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Quick Facts

Population: 127368088
Capital: Tokyo
Per-capita GDP: $ 35200
Size: 377915 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 09:00 hours) Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo

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