This course is the complete Japanese basic-level language program developed by the Defense Language Institute (DLI). The course has been used for over thirty years by United States government for learning the Japanese language.
Are you interested in studying at Japanese universities?
Do you want to learn about Japan’s university application and enrollment processes, as well as the types of programs on offer? This course will help you to both discover great programs offered by different Japanese universities and prepare a study plan through project-based learning.
We introduce a number of options to match a variety of goals, from full degree to non-degree programs, programs taught in English, as well as short-term programs in Japan. During the course, international students at UTokyo will provide you with useful information and advice to start you on the path to studying in Japan.
At the end of this course, you will produce a draft of your action plan for applying to Japanese universities.
The overall goal of the course is to start you off on the right foot to a happy, productive and fulfilling student life in Japan!
Who is this class for: This course is for those who are interested in studying at Japanese universities. This MOOC is predominantly aimed at those interested in undergraduate studies, most of the material is also applicable to graduate programs.
Week 1: Your First Step to Study in Japan
Week 2: Understanding the Process
Week 3: Student Life in Japan
Week 4: Moving Forward