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Program Information:
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 Location Tokyo, Japan
Summer Quarter (6 week program)
 Credits Up to 15 credits (for students who take Comprehensive Japanese + the Skill-based course
 Eligibility Minimum 3.0 GPA; completion of Japanese 111 or equivalent prior to departure
 Adviser Shannon Quinn |
 Application    Deadline February 7, 2018
  General This program is geared to students who wish to focus on Japanese language at the elementary or intermediate level. Courses take place at a language school alongside other foreign students.
 Where You Will Study
 Expenses, Financial Aid, & Scholarships
 Application Process


Where You Will Study

As one of Japan's top-ranked private universities, Waseda is known for its high academic standards, liberal climate and large international student body. Waseda's main campus is located in the Nishi-Waseda district of Shinjuku and has more than 50,000 students. 

Waseda University's Center for Japanese Language provides Japanese language courses to students at all proficiency levels. The summer program, however, is specifically geared to beginning and intermediate (100-200 level) students of Japanese. 


Students who successfully complete the 6-week program will receive up to 15 UW credits through the Department of Asian Languages and Literature.  Students will take comprehensive Japanese and a skills-based course and will have opportunities to sign up for extra-curricular cultural activities.


Students live in local hotels or home stays.  Students will have to find their own accommodations, but they can find assistance through the Waseda Academic Solutions Corporation.


Program Expenses, Financial Aid & Scholarships

For this program you will pay all program fees directly to the program provider. The UW Study Abroad Administrative Fee, however, will be charged to your UW student account and payment will be due by the UW tuition deadline for your first quarter of enrollment.

For tuition and living costs associated with this program, visit the program's website. You can also request a budget sheet for financial aid purposes by completing and submitting a Budget Request Form to UW Study Abroad. 

For more information about budgeting, financial aid, and scholarships for study abroad visit our page on Finances.


Application Process

To create a UW Study Abroad application for this program, click the "Apply Now" button on this page and complete the requirements as instructed by the prompts. In addition to your UW Study Abroad application, you must also submit a complete Waseda University Summer Program application to Waseda University by its published deadline. Visit the Waseda University Summer Program application page for more details about its deadline and instructions.

See Applications and Recommendations for additional information about the application process and tips for recommendations.

See Withdrawals for information about program withdrawal policies.


Program Evaluations

After participating in a UW Study Abroad program, students are asked to complete a Program Evaluation Report detailing their experiences abroad and giving advice for future students. These reports cover all aspects of a student's time abroad, including orientation, academics, housing, finances, and cultural differences.

To see past students' evaluations for the Waseda University Short-Term Japanese Program, click on the link below.

Waseda University Short-Term Japanese Program.pdf

Note: student names and contact information have been crossed off for confidentiality reasons. If you would like to get in contact with a previous participant of this program, please inquire at the Study Abroad Office or email