• Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
• 3.0 cumulative GPA
• Language Pre-requisite: Fourth Semester Japanese
• 3.0 cumulative GPA in all Japanese language courses
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Japanese language, humanities, social sciences, business

Classroom Language

English, Japanese


Local Hosts, Residence Hall

Program Duration

Academic Year: Early September - Mid-May

Spring: Mid-January - Mid-May

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Year 2018-19  11/24/2017
Spring 2018-19  5/4/2018

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
Contact a Peer Advisor!

Japan, Nagoya
Nanzan University Exchange

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Experience Japanese culture and language while studying in Nagoya, Japan! This exchange program allows students to enroll in the Center for Japanese Studies at Nanzan University, a department administered by the university's Center for International Education. By living and learning in Japan, students can experience Japan together with a cross-section of people from other countries and cultures. The result is a dynamic group of students from many different backgrounds united in their goal to discover Japan. This program offers a mix of Japanese language and content courses offered in Japanese and English.

Learning Objectives

We have overall Goals and Expectations for Study Abroad Participants, covering the personal, academic and professional aspects of study abroad. Additionally on this program, you can:
  • Strengthen language skills
  • Navigate new educational systems, as well as new learning and teaching styles
  • Observe Japanese perspectives on academic disciplines
  • Deepen cross-cultural understanding through host families