The Japan-Okinawa Studies Course is a special track within the Ryukyus International Student Exchange (RISE) Program. Japan-Okinawa Studies Course is for students who wish to learn the history & culture of Japan and Okinawa while developing their Japanese language skills.

This program is offered for Fall or Full Year only.

Program Website

Course Description

Students learn and develop cross-cultural communication skills alongside exchange students from all over the world. Japanese classes are available from beginner to advanced, and there are general Japanese classes that develop reading, listening, speaking and writing skills. Students can use these electives to learn Japanese in the style that meets their needs. You can find these in UR's syllabus database in the Global Education Center faculty.

History and culture classes are offered in Japanese and English, and fieldwork opportunities are plentiful. Students can also take classes for Japanese students that match their major or interests. See the list of classes available in English for 2019 as a reference for what may be offered in coming semesters.

Website for Course Availability

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University of the Ryukyus

The University of the Ryukyus was established in 1950 on the remains of Shuri Castle, which was burnt to ashes in the Battle of Okinawa. Under the U.S. administration governing...

Academics

Undergraduate
(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies Recommended!

    Japanese Studies

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures Recommended!

    Japanese Language and Literature

  • Hospitality and Tourism

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Social Sciences

    Political Science and Government

  • Visual and Performing Arts

    Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher

Special Application Instructions

Students are required to submit the supplemental application form here

Other Academic Conditions

Applicants must be either enrolled as (full-time) undergraduate students who have completed their second year of study at their home institutions or be matriculated as graduate students.

Junior college students who apply must be enrolled in their final year of university.

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University of the Ryukyus

Nishihara, Japan

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