At Tokyo International University, you’ll not only have access to Tokyo’s unlimited choice of shopping, entertainment, culture and dining, but you’ll have the luxury of being tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo’s neon-lit streets.  

Students on the Japan studies program will experience and learn about Japan first hand through daily immersion in social, cultural and school life here in Tokyo International University. The course offers intensive Japanese Language courses from beginner level to advanced level, and a wide range of elective courses for a well-rounded understanding of Japan and the Japanese language.

Please see our website for more information. 

Students attending JSP on Exchange during the Northern Hemisphere academic calendar, full year (August - June) will not receive housing benefits in between semesters. Students attending JSP on Exchange during TIU's academic year (February - December) are provided an on or off campus dormitory. Students on Direct are not provided housing during vacation.

Program Website

Course Description

Eight credits of Japanese language courses are a required part of the JSP curriculum, and are taught in Japanese.

All electives are taught in English. Elective options include Japanese Culture, Japanese Sociology, Japanese Politics, Japanese Literature and so forth.

Students are also able to enroll in courses offered by our E-Track program. This includes courses from International Relations and Business Economics. 

Website for Course Availability

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Tokyo International University

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of central Tokyo in Kawagoe, Saitama, Tokyo International University offers a quality environment for learning combined with direct access to the heart one...

Walk Score®: 84

Academics

Undergraduate
(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Business

    Economics

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures Recommended!

    Japanese Language and Literature

  • International/Global Studies

    International Relations and Affairs

  • Language and Culture Recommended!

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 79
  • IELTS Score: 6
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

[Procedure after Placement by ISEP]

In order to process your application further at TIU, it is necessary that you complete our internal program application for Japan Studies Program (JSP). Please submit the following forms within three weeks after you receive a notice about your placement from ISEP.

(1) JSP Online Application Form
- Access the website 
http://jsp.tiu.ac.jp/admission/how-to-apply/
- Scroll down to (3) Application and find  "1) Application Form (Online)" and complete the online form.

(2) Medical History Form
- Access the website 
http://jsp.tiu.ac.jp/admission/how-to-apply/
- Scroll down to (3) Application and find "6) Medical History (PDF)" and click "Medical History" to get the form. Please fill out the form and submit to the International Exchange Office via e-mail at jsp@tiu.ac.jp.
    

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