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Inter-University Center, Yokohama: Japanese Language Program

Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies

Program Overview
The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies is the premiere American program for the teaching of advanced Japanese. First established in Tokyo in 1963, the Center now resides in Yokohama. The Center is governed by an Inter-University Committee of scholars representing 16 universities with strong, established graduate programs in Japanese studies.

For more than 35 years, the Center has been dedicated to providing advanced language training to more than 1200 leading scholars, government officials, and business men and women. Many graduates occupy positions of leadership in their respective disciplines and professions.

Academic Year Program: September 6, 2004 -June 10, 2005
Summer Program: June 17 - July 30, 2004

Application deadline for the academic year: January 15, 2004
Summer 2004 application deadline: March 15, 2004

$15,000 (IUC member receive a partial tuition remission)
Summer program for 2004: $3,100. Fee included all textbooks and other instructional materials.

Applications for the 10 month program now available to download from For questions about the program, application process, or if you are unable to access the website, please contact the Stanford Administrative Office:

Stacey Campbell, Program Manager
Encina Hall, Room E009
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305 U.S.A.
Tel: 650-725-1490

Fax: 650-723-9972


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