Courses & Programs
The NC Japan Center seeks to foster a greater understanding of Japan in North Carolina, and offers 15-week non-credit courses during regular academic semesters and summers. All classes are held at the NC Japan Center.
Course offerings include a series of Japanese language courses for both adults and pre-college students in middle and high school, as well as Japanese culture courses on various topics.
Summer 2013 Classes
Students enjoy a comfortable learning atmosphere and benefit from decades of collective teaching expertise at the university in programs specifically designed to meet their needs and further their aspirations. The NC Japan Center and NCSU Department of Foreign Languages invite you to come and join us.
See below to pre-register for upcoming courses:
Programs and Scholarships
Monbusho Scholarship Program
Japan's Ministry of Education also provides scholarships for undergraduate study of the Japanese language and culture and graduate research in a variety of fields. North Carolina scholars can obtain additional information and application materials from the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta.
Japan-America Student Conference
Each year students from Japan and the United States unite in a student-managed 30-day forum, in alternating countries, for nearly 80 students from the U.S. and Japan to discuss a wide variety of topics that are important to both nations. For more information, visit the Japan-America Student Conference website.
The JET Program
Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs invites college graduates to live in Japan for a one-year assignment as Assistant Language Teachers in middle and secondary schools. The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET) requires no prior Japanese language experience. Participants in this highly-regarded program are placed in localities throughout Japan and provided with free room and board and a stipend. Applicants who already speak Japanese with some fluency may also be assigned as coordinators for International Relations, assisting local governments.
National Science Foundation Summer Programs in Japan and Korea
The U.S. National Science Foundation and Monbusho cooperate in a variety of research, study and teaching exchange opportunities. Support is available in all NSF areas, including natural sciences, mathematics, social sciences and economics.
The North Carolina Japan Center has applications and descriptive materials available, and maintains a cordial relationship with the NSF programs. The NSF Tokyo Regional website maintains information on funding opportunities for students and researchers.
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