Nagasaki University Japanese Language and Culture Program (JLCP)JLCP is open for students from our partner universities, and offers classes on the Japanese language as well as culture. These classes provide students with opportunities to improve Japanese proficiency and explore various aspects of Japanese culture. Students will develop intercultural understanding of one another’s culture through interacting with those from different backgrounds.
JLCP is a non-fee-paying program. However, fees will apply (i.e. fee-paying) when the number of students exceeds the quantity stated in the Memorandum of Understanding on Student Exchange Based on Academic Cooperation Agreement between partner universities and Nagasaki University.
- Admission Requirements
- Applicants to JLCP must be regular students who are currently enrolled at the partner universities of Nagasaki University. As a general rule, they also must satisfy the following requirements.
①Applicants’ major or minor field of study must be Japanese language and culture.
Or ones whose primary purpose is to learn Japanese language and culture.
②Applicants must be nominated by their home universities.
③Applicants must stay enrolled at their home university during their study abroad period.
④Applicants must have passed N3 or higher level of Japanese Proficiency Test (JLPT) or equivalent test score to JLPT N3 level.
⑤Applicants must have good academic standing in their home universities.
⑥Applicants must have non-Japanese nationality in principle.
- Study Period
- Fall semester:
from the end of September to the end of September (1 year)
from the end of September to the end of March (6 months)
from early-April to the end of March (1 year)
from early-April to the end of September (6 months)
- Program Capacity
- About 50 students*/semester (about 30 for “Non-Fee-Paying Course”, about 20 for “Fee-Paying Course”)
*the number of recruiting students may change depending on the number of participants of the program. Please contact Student Exchange Support Division regarding recruiting number.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org (Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean available)
- Please refer to “Nagasaki University Japanese Language and Culture Program (JLCP) Application Guidebook” for JLCP courses. For the details of courses, please refer to the syllabus.Nagasaki University Japanese Language and Culture Program (JLCP) Syllabus (Spring semester)<Nagasaki University Japanese Language and Culture Program (JLCP) Syllabus (Fall semester)
- 1 Application Announcement End of Feburary
- 2 Application Deadline April 1
- 3 Selection Mid-April to June
- 4 Notification of Acceptance Late June
Delivery of Acceptance Form
and Certificate of Eligibility Mid to late August
- 6 Arrival in Japan Mid-September
- 1 Application Announcement Early September
- 2 Application Deadline October 20
- 3 Selection November – December
- 4 Notification of Acceptance Mid-December
Delivery of Acceptance Form
and Certificate of Eligibility Mid-February – early March
- 6 Arrival in Japan Mid-March
Nagasaki University Japanese Language and Culture Program (JLCP)
Fall Enrollment：April 1
Spring Enrollment：October 20
※You must be nominated by your home university.