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Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Exchange Language of Instruction: English, Japanese
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Dormitory, Home Stay
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: 02-Sophomore, 03-Junior, 04-Senior Click here for a definition of this term Internship Possible: No
Program Length: Academic Year Language Requirement: Yes
Credits: 12 or more Minimum Language Requirement: 4 semesters of host language or equivalent
Click here for a definition of this term Study Abroad Coordinator: Ramona Washington Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: UWM
Program Description:
Overview

 

QUICK FACTS
Location: Nagoya, Japan
Official Language: Japanese
Population:
Campus Size:


More information about Nanzan University here 

HOW IT WORKS

  1. Meet with your academic advisor to discuss your study abroad courses

  2. Complete the study abroad application process*

  3. Receive application status notification by March 15 (summer, fall, ay) or October 15 (spring and winter)

  4. Pay UWM institution tuition (based on residency) OR comprehensive program fee

  5. Pay housing and meals at the host institution.

  6. Have the experience of a lifetime in Japan!

APPLICATION PROCESS
Application items may include the following:

  • $100 application fee

  • Meeting with your academic advisor (long-term programs)

  • Academic recommendation

  • Unofficial transcript

  • Copy of valid passport

  • Read and e-sign required documents

  • Student statement

  • (Language evaluation)

ELIGIBILITY

  • 3.0 GPA

  • Sophomore standing at the start of the program

  • Good academic standing 

  • No academic disciplinary record on campus

  • 4 semester of host language or equivalent

ACADEMICS
The CJS program offers intensive Japanese language instruction and English-taught courses in Business, Economics, History, Culture, Politics and general Area Studies. Students with high Japanese proficiency can choose to take subject courses taught in Japanese.

A listing of course options is available in the CJS brochure.

Students participating in this program will be in classes with other international students but not with Japanese students.

Nanzan does recognize the importance of interactions with locals, however, and encourages CJS students to attend various events organized by Japanese students.


 

ROOM & BOARD

Students can live in a homestay or a dorm.
The homestay program, a pillar of the CJS experience, is another opportunity for students to get first-hand knowledge of daily Japanese life.

There are limited homestay placements so students should share their desire to participate in the program with their coordinator early in the application process.

Detailed housing information can be found in the CJS brochure

VISA & PASSPORTS INFORMATION

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS


Terms
Check out the university's term dates here

ACADEMIC YEAR
Mid-September - Mid May
Credits:

Financial Information

Please see the top of the program page for cost information. Click on the term you are interested in and you will be directed to a budget sheet that contains program fees and other important financial information.

Students will pay UWM tuition based on residency to UWM and room and board in the host country. Students need to be enrolled full-time with a minimum of 12 credits hours. Please refer to the Cost Information section at the top of this brochure for more financial information. Exchange programs can be very competitive and placements are limited.

Financial resources:
Study abroad financial planning 
Scholarships 

Nanzan



Nanzan University is located in
the rolling hills overlooking metropolitan Nagoya.  Nagoya is a leading metropolis of international trade, industry, and culture in Japan.  The greater Nagoya area is home to over 7 million people and, in recent years, the region has been one of the main focal points of development in the country.

The Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), where UWM students take their classes, has been a leader in Japanese language studies since its founding in 1974. The goal of the Center is to help each student develop a better understanding of the Japanese people and language. By living and learning in Japan, students at the Center experience the "real Japan" together with a wide cross-section of people from other countries and cultures
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The result is a dynamic group of students from many different backgrounds united in their goal to learn more about Japan.

Dates
Nanzan University sets the semester dates. Fall semester runs early September until late December, spring semester runs early
Januaryuntil

 

mid May and an academic year runs early September until mid May. Please refer to the Nanzan University website for exact dates.

Program Fee
Please see the top of the program page for cost information. Click on the term you are interested in and you will be directed to a budget sheet that contains program fees and other important financial information.

Students pay UWM tuition, CIE administrative fees and mandatory health insurance fees directly to UWM. These fees are posted to students' PAWS accounts. Students are responsible for directly paying for food, housing and other living expenses in their host country.  Please visit the UWM study abroad "Fees & Policies" page for details about program fees.

Academic Program
The CJS program offers intensive Japanese language instruction and English-taught courses in Business, Economics, History, Culture, Politics and general Area Studies. Stu
dents with high Japanese proficiency can choose to take subject courses taught in Japanese. A listing of course options is available in the CJS brochure.

Academic Culture
Students participating in this program will be in classes with other international students but not with Japanese students. Nanzan does recognize the importance of interactions with locals, however, and encourages CJS students to attend various events organized by Japanese students.

Additional Program Information
UWM can only send the equivalent of two full-year students on this exchange so it can be competitive to get into, depending on the number of applications each year. Interested students must have at least a 3.0 GPA at time of application. Also, while only 2 semesters of Japanese are required, admission preference will be given to students with more 3 or more semesters of the language at the college-level (or equivalent).

The Center for Japanese Studies provides a well-structured program for exchange students and encourages students to make the most of the opportunities presented. Their brochure has a lot more program information, including testimonials from past participants.

Housing and Meals
Students can live in a homestay or a dorm. The homestay program, a pillar of the CJS experience, is another opportunity for students to get first-hand knowledge of daily Japanese life. There are limited homestay placements so students should share their desire to participate in the program with their coordinator early in the application process.

 

Detailed  housing information can be found in Nanzan's Center for Japanese Studies brochure.

Internship
Finding an internship in Japan can be challenging because it is not part of the culture. Students hoping to do an internship while at Nanzan should let their academic advisor and study abroad coordinator know as soon as possible. While advisors might be able to offer guidance, students will ultimately be responsible for finding their own placements and should expect to put together a professional quality resume and cover letter.

 

Scholarships and Grants
Financial aid
,scholarships

 

and grants may be used for our programs. 

Based on eligibility, students may apply for any scholarship either through our office or elsewhere.  For a general list of study abroad scholarships and grants, visit our webpage.

We encourage students to search widely for other scholarships that can be applied to their study abroad program.


Application Requirements & Deadline

This program requires an online application and other required documents found as part of the online application; a $250 deposit (includes a $50 non-refundable application fee); and a valid passport.

NOTE: There will be a quick turn-around time after the program deadline to confirm your participation in this program to keep the program cost as low as possible.

Applying for a Passport
Passports need to be valid for at least six months past the program's end date. The CIE Study Abroad office strongly recommends that you expedite your passport application. Information on how to apply for a passport can be found here.

Japan Program Comparison:

Program

Chiba

Hosei

JCMU

Nanzan

Seijo

Type

Exchange

Exchange

Study Abroad

Exchange

Exchange

Terms

AY

AY, Spring

AY, Fall, Spring, Summer

AY

AY, Spring

Location

Chiba

Tokyo

Hikone

Nagoya

Tokyo

Housing

Res. Hall

Res. Hall

Homestay, Res. Hall

Dorm, Homestay

Res. Hall

Languages

English, Japanese

English, Japanese

English, Japanese

English, Japanese

Japanese

Language Requirement (Semesters)

4

2

0

4

5

Minimum GPA

3.0

3.0

2.5

3.0

3.0

Areas of Study

Communication, Film,  Japanese, Sociology...

Business, Economics, Japanese, Psychology...

Art, History, Japanese, Political Science...

Business, Economics, History, Culture...

Japanese, Culture...

 


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Center for International Education
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