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Apr 0
Apr 0

Spring 2017 Syllabi added

Dear Students, to give you a better idea of what you can study at NUFS, we have uploaded syllabi for JSC courses offered in Fall 2016 and Spring 2017. Please click here and scroll down to 3) Japanese Studies Courses to download course descriptions. Please note that the descriptions are for reference only as course […]

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Apr 3
Apr 3

Ikebana (Flower Arrangement) Lecture & Workshop

Admiration for beauty of flowers is universal across cultures and times. In Japan, arranging flowers started as a religious act whereby flowers were offered to the Buddha. With time, the tradition spread to the warrior class and then to the society at large, leading to the art of ikebana as we know it today. For […]

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Apr 2
Apr 2

Nihon Showa Mura (IJLE Study Tour)

Ever wondered what life in Japan looked like in the past? Well… maybe not so distant past, but in the Showa period (1926 – 1989). To find out, we went to Nihon Showa Mura, a heritage park located in Minokamo, Gifu Prefecture. Naturally we learned a lot about Japan’s modern history but there were some […]

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Mar 1
Mar 1

Tokugawa Art Museum and Gardens (IJLE Study Tour)

The Tokugawa were the famous shogun dynasty that ruled Japan for over two hundred years in the Edo period (1603 – 1868). One of the branches of the dynasty, Owari Tokugawa, had their stronghold right here in Aichi Prefecture. Some of the treasures of Japan’s warrior past are exhibited at Tokugawa Art Museum, and this […]

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Mar 2
Mar 2

Shigaraki & Iga Ninja Village (IJLE Study Tour)

The Spring Semester has started so we are back with our weekly Japanese Culture Practicum! For our first trip in Spring, we started with Shigaraki in Shiga Prefecture, famous for its ceramics and stoneware. After painting our own rice bowls, we moved to one of our favorite destinations – Iga Ninja Village in Mie Prefecture. […]

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Feb 1
Feb 1

Sakura, Sakura…

Good News for Students arriving in March! Even though we’re still suffering the Winter cold, the Cherry Blossom (Sakura) season is just around the corner! According to the latest forecast by Japan Meteorological Corporation (click here for details [in Japanese]), cherry blossoms in Nagoya will start blooming on March 27 and will reach full bloom […]

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Jan 1
Jan 1

Past JSC Syllabi added

Dear Students, to give you a better idea of what you can study at NUFS, we have uploaded syllabi for JSC courses offered in the Spring and Fall semesters in 2016. Please click here and scroll down to 3) Japanese Studies Courses to download course descriptions. Please note that the descriptions are for reference only […]

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Jan 1
Jan 1

Important Information for Students arriving at NUFS in March 2017

(Please note that the information below does NOT apply to students planning to commence their study abroad program at NUFS starting Fall Semester 2017 onward) CJPN & JLJSP The CJPN and JLJSP programs will be discontinued as of Fall Semester 2017 and replaced with a largely revised Japanese Language and Culture Program. However, CJPN and […]

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Jan 1
Jan 1

Application Packages available for download!

Dear Students! The Application Packages for all three programs are now available for download! Please click on the links below for details and package for the program of your choice and the application process details. 1. Application Process Step by Step 2. Japanese Language and Culture Program (former CJPN and JLJSP, Main Program) 3. Non-degree […]

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Jan 0
Jan 0

More information on Student Housing Facilities!

In order to make selecting your student accommodation facility during your stay at NUFS easier, we’ve uploaded more detailed information on each facility. Please scroll down to the bottom of the Housing Page or use the link below to download our new Student Housing Information brochure! Student Housing Information brochure

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