Japanese Language Program for Specialists in Cultural and Academic Field (for Researchers, Postgraduate Students, Librarians, Museum Curators)
(1) 2-month Course
(2) 6-month Course
2019-20 JAPANESE LANGUAGE PROGRAM FOR SPECIALISTS IN CULTURAL AND ACADEMIC FIELD
This program provides specialists (Researchers, Postgraduate Students, Librarians, Museum Curators, etc.) who need a good command of Japanese language to conduct field work and research through an intensive residential training course on the Japanese language.
There are no tuition fees. Participants will reside at the Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai (single rooms) and we will cover meals, teaching materials, field trip expenses, and overseas travel insurance. Airfare will NOT be covered for US applicants.
THE PROGRAM IS HELD AT THE JAPAN FOUNDATION – JAPANESE LANGUAGE INSTITUTE, KANSAIIN JAPAN.
There are 2-month and 6-month courses, and both courses are primarily “language training” courses for participants requiring Japanese language proficiency for specialized work and research activities. Professional education in their specific area of expertise is NOT included in the curriculum.
Two-Month Course: June, 2019 – August, 2019 (Date varies but typically the first week of June to the second week of August)
This course focuses on general Japanese language proficiency and aims to assist participants improve speaking, hearing, reading, and writing skills. Optional lessons are also offered to meet individual Japanese language needs for specialized work purposes and academic research activities. Moreover, the program includes some activities for enhancing participants’ understanding of Japanese society, such as social events with the local community, field trips, etc.