Japanese Language Education Section

The Institute for Excellence in Higher Education at Tohoku University established a Japanese language education program to improve the Japanese language skills of the university’s international students and researchers and to help them adapt to their environment. The Japanese Language Section at the Center for Language and Culture Education oversees university-wide education, and Japanese language training and education programs. The program offers a wide variety of classes from beginner to advanced levels. Students can choose from a variety of classes according to their Japanese language level and interests.

Japanese Language Program
in general
International students and researchers (including undergraduate, graduate, and research students) affiliated with Tohoku University or neighboring universities
Japanese Programs for
Exchange Students
Prospective graduate students at Tohoku University and neighboring universities, Japanese government scholarship students

  • Intensive Japanese Language Program:Japanese government scholarship students
  • Japanese Language and Culture Study Program for International Students:Japanese government scholarship students (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)

1st/2nd-year undergraduate students who plan to earn a bachelor’s degree from Tohoku University