Nagasaki University International Summer/Winter Program

Nagasaki University International Summer/Winter Program

Nagasaki University welcomes students who wish to “feel” Nagasaki through Japanese language lessons and cultural experiences!
This is an English-taught program for the students who are enrolled at overseas university.
* This Program has been conducted online since 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Program Contents
  • Japanese Language lessons
      Various course levels from elementary to advanced
  • Special lectures under the theme of Japan and Nagasaki
     Japanese Animation, Understanding Contemporary Japanese Society by Keywords, History of Nagasaki, Nagasaki and Atomic Bomb etc.
  • Japanese Culture Experience (Not offered for the online program)
     Kimono-wearing, Sushi Making Experience, Traditional Music, Flower Pressing, Tea Ceremony, Kamaboko (Fish-paste) Making etc.
  • Overnight Field Trip & city tour (Not offered for the online program)
     Iojima Island, Unzen (hot spring), Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture etc.

  • Certificate of Completion will be issued for those who attend whole program, from the opening ceremony to the closing ceremony, without any absence nor lateness.
  • The latest program information is available here!
  • Students who are enrolled at overseas universities.
  • To take out overseas travel insurance which covers the whole period of the program.(Not applicable for the online program)
  • To have sufficient language skills that is required for the course the applicant wish to attend.
Participation Fee
  • Please check the Program Outline of the program you wish to apply to. Participation fee differs depending on the program duration, the time of program, and the contents.
  •  (30,000 JPY for the Summer Program 2021)
  • Participation fee should be wire-transferred to the designated bank account by the deadline.
  • Participants are responsible for; all the service charges regarding overseas remittance, and textbook fee.
Application Procedure
  • Applicant’s home university submits the “Nomination Sheet” to Nagasaki University(
  • Applicants should prepare all required documents and complete the online application.
Required Documents and Data
  • Copy of Passport
  • Certificate of Enrollment issued by applicant’s home university(in English)
  • ID photo data

  • You do not need to send hard copies of application documents.

【Schedule from Application to the program Participation】

Summer Program
  • 1 Application Starts Mid-April
  • 2 Application Deadline Mid-May
  • 3 Payment Deadline End of May
  • 4 Arrival in Japan Early August
Winter Program
  • 1 Application Starts Early October
  • 2 Application Deadline Early November
  • 3 Payment Deadline Mid-November
  • 4 Arrival in Japan Early February

* Regarding Entry to Japan
You may need to obtain a visa to attend the program. The visa for this program should be the short-term-stay, NOT a student visa. For detailed information, please contact the nearest embassy/consulate of Japan in your country. Also, please inform us if you are required to obtain a visa.

* Arrival Support
We will set the time and date for arrival. If you can come the designate airport on designated time and date, university staff will guide you to the accommodation from the airport.