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CIEE offers a variety of Japanese Language Programs independently or in conjunction with other departments or programs in Osaka University. The Elective Japanese Language Course and Intensive Japanese Language Course are our independent programs exclusively for the international students of Osaka University (See 1 and 2 below).
CIEE also provides the international members of Osaka University and their families who need the language support with the opportunities for learning Japanese (See “OU Nihongo Hiroba” page in the right column.).

1.  Elective Japanese Language Course

  • 1.5 to 4.5 hours per week depending on the subjects.
  • Non-credited subjects.
  • You have to take Japanese Proficiency Level Check prior to the registration

【NEW】Important Dates and Deadlines for Spring & Summer Semester 2018

  • Monday, March 26th, 2018
The registration for Spring & Summer Semester 2018 begins.
  • Monday, April  9th, 2018
The course begins.
  • Fraiday, April 20th, 2018
The registration deadline for Spring & Summer Semester 2018

To enroll the course, See “How to enroll” page


2.   The Intensive Japanese Language Course (IJLC)

CIEE offers a 15-week course designed for those who want to learn Japanese intensively.
Attending about 24 hours per week is required.
Please consult with your faculty office for the application deadline.

  • Poster for 48th IJLC, Spring & Summer Semester 2018 (April 9th, 2018 – July 30th, 2018)
  • Application Guide for  48th IJLC is →Application guide
  • Application Form for  48th IJLC is →Application Form
  • Japanese Proficiency Level Check is →Here