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  • Locations: Nagasaki, Japan
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Host University Website: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UW-Stout applicants only
  • Cost Estimate: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 03/01/2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.80
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Housing Options: Host Family
Language Courses Offered: Yes Internships Available: No
Faculty Led: No Exchange Program: No
Program Description:




The program at the Nagasaki University of Foreign Studies (NUFS) and Nagasaki College of Foreign Languages are housed together on one campus. The campus was founded in 1945 and has a student population of 850. The program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to study Japanese language and culture while living in Japan. The program provides the participants with a genuine experience in Japanese culture and language. There are 40 full-time faculty members and the program also includes one-on-one sessions each week with native-speaking conversation partners. The conversation partners are chosen from among the Japanese students at the college and university, and the sessions are intended to reinforce classroom studies. Conversation partners are to meet twice a week for an hour at a time. 

Location: Nagasaki, Japan

The campus is located in Nagasaki; a city of 500,000.  Nagasaki is located at the end of the archipelago that makes up Japan.  Its natural location, with China nearest to the west, made it the center of trade during the 15th century.  Throughout hundreds of years, the trade industry created an international flavor with the presence of traders from China, Britain, America and Russia.  This remains evident today through festivals, architecture, cuisine, and cultural spirit.  The city of Nagasaki rises up from the East China Sea thus producing spectacular views from its steep inland hills.  The city has several natural sights to visit such as its rugged coastline, beaches, islands, volcanic mountains and national park.



Students will take 12-16 credits in the JASIN: Japan Studies in Nagasaki Study Abroad Program. Courses are in the areas of Japanese language, studies, traditional arts, history, culture, literature, business, economics, and society of Japan.  The traditional Japanese arts courses are intended to enrich the student's appreciation through a hands-on approach. You may also reference UW-Platteville's website for more information on the program.

For program dates, visit UW-Platteville's website.



Accommodation: For accommodation information at NUFS, please visit UW-Platteville’s website.

Passport and Visa: Please visit the Education Abroad website for information on passports and visas. 



The Cost Estimates at the top of this program website are used to determine the costs for the term you would like to go abroad. For information on financing your education abroad program visit the Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships link on our website.