Study at NUE Center for Intercultural Exchange and Studies

Center for Intercultural
Exchange and Studies
  • 1.International student study programs
  • 2.Activity Report

1.International student study programs

Nara University of Education offers an undergraduate major program(4 years), a Master Course(2 years) for all students and a special program(1 year) only for international students.

We also hold international exchange activities to encourage interaction between Japanese and international students.

  • International exchange students program
  • International exchange activities
  • Regular curriculums

    ▼Faculty of Education

    • outline
    • classes for international students

    Japanese

    <Spring semester>

    「Japanese I」


    「Japanese II」


    「Seminar of Japanese Language II (Reading)」


    「Seminar of Japanese Language II (Composition)」


    「Reading of Japanese Theses」

    (N1) academic writing skills


    (N1) academic reading and summarization skills


    (N3-N2) reading literature



    (N3-N2) report writing skill



    4 skills fusion study

    <Autumn semester>

    「Japanese I」


    「Japanese II」


    「Seminar of Japanese Language I (Reading)」


    「Seminar of Japanese Language I (Composition)」


    「Practical Japanese Communication」

    (N1) academic writing skills


    (N1) academic reading and summarization skills


    (N3-N2) reading literature



    (N3-N2) report writing skill



    (N3) oral expression skill

    Japanese culture

    <Spring semester>

    • A View of Modern Japanese
    • Comparative Culture
    • Intercultural Understanding
    • Comparison of Cultural Linguistics I
    • Reading of Japanese Theses(Culture)

    <Autumn semester>

    • Comparison of Cultural Linguistics II
    • History of Japanese Culture
    • Japanese View on Religion

    Please check the link below for more details about classes

    https://www.nara-edu.ac.jp/ADMIN/KYOUMU/syllabus/2021/KmkkbnIchiran_0_0.html

    ▼Graduate School of Education

    • outline
    • classes for international students
      • Japanese supplementary classes (fusion Japanese) 2 classes a week *no credit

    <Japanese government (MEXT) scholarship program>

    ▼Teacher Training Students Program

    1. Aim of the course
      • ①To expand your knowledge in your specialized field
      • ②To deepen your understanding of Japanese and Japanese culture
    2. Period of the course
      • April ~ March in the next year
    3. Requirements for completion of the course
      • ①Taking classes designated by your adviser
      • ②Writing a report when you finish the program
      • ③Participating the events included in the program
    4. Outline of Classes
      • Japanes language & Culture classes
        <Spring semester, Autumn semester>

        • Japanese language (2 classes a week)
        • Japanese Culture
      • Cultural / Social activities
        • Study trip (single day / overnight)
        • Appreciations of traditional performances (Bunraku, Kabuki, Sumo)
    File Name Language Download
    2022 Teacher Training Students "Course Guide" Japanese PDF
    2022 Teacher Training Students "Course Guide List" Japanese PDF
    2022 Teacher Training Students "Course Guide" English PDF
    2022 Teacher Training Students "Course Guide List" English PDF

    ▼Japanese Studies Student Program (Nikkensei)

    1. Aim of the course
      • ①Through the program...
        • To improve your Japanese skills
        • To deepen your understanding of Japanese and Japanese culture
      • ②To obtain knowledge and strategies for your Japanese language learning and Japanese language / Japanese culture study after you come back your home country.
    2. Period of the course
      • October ~ August in the next year
    3. Requirements for completion of the course
      • ①Taking more than 14 classes in a year (From 2022)
      • ②Writing a report when you finish the program
      • ③Participating in compulsory study excursions
    4. Outline of Classes
    5. Japanese

      <Autumn semester>

      Course Title Contents

      JLPT-1
      Level

      「Japanese I」

      「Japanese II」

      (N1) academic writing skills

      (N1) academic reading and summarization skills

      JLPT-2
      Level

      「Japanese I」

      「Japanese II」

      「Seminar of Japanese Language I
      (Reading)」

      「Seminar of Japanese Language I
      (Composition)」

      (N1) academic writing skills

      (N1) academic reading and summarization skills  

      (N3-N2) reading literature


      (N3-N2) report writing skill

      JLPT-N3
      Level

      「Practical Japanese Communication」

      「Seminar of Japanese Language I
      (Reading)」

      「Seminar of Japanese Language I
      (Composition)」

      (N3) oral expression skill

      (N3-N2) reading literature


      (N3-N2) report writing skill

      Intermediate
      Level

      「Intermediate Japanese ①」

      「Intermediate Japanese ②」

      「Practical Japanese Communication」

      Basic - Intermediate fusion Japanese

      (N3) oral expression skill

      <Spring semester>

      Course Title Contents

      JLPT-1 Level

      「Japanese I」

      「Japanese II」

      (N1) academic writing skills

      (N1) academic reading and summarization skills

      JLPT-2 Level

      「Japanese I」

      ※「Seminar of Japanese Language II
      (Reading)」

      ※「Seminar of Japanese Language II
      (Composition)」

      「Japanese II」

      「Reading of Japanese Theses」

      (N1) academic writing skills

      (N3-N2) reading literature


      (N3-N2) report writing skill


      (N1) academic reading and summarization skills

      4 skills fusion study

      JLPT-N3 Level

      「Seminar of Japanese Language II
      (Reading)」

      「Seminar of Japanese Language II
      (Composition)」

      「Academic Reading in Japanese」

      (N3-N2) reading literature


      (N3-N2) report writing skill


      4 skills fusion study

    6. Japanese Culture

      <Autumn semester>

      • History of Japanese Culture
      • Comparison of Cultural Linguistics II
      • Japanese View on Religion

      <Spring semester>

      • Comparative Culture
      • A View of Modern Japanese
      • Intercultural Understanding
      • Comparison of Cultural Linguistics
      • Reading of Japanese Theses

      • *Japanese language classes are set based on the result of the placement test.
      • *With teacher's permission you have the choice to take some Japanese student oriented classes. We strongly recommend you to attend them from spring semester for effective learning.
      • *Language classes such as Chinese, Korean, French, English are offered as a 1 year program (from April) for Japanese students. Therefore you cannot acquire their credits.
    7. cultural / social activities
      • Study trip (single day / overnight)
      • Appreciations of traditional performances (Bunraku、Kabuki、Sumo)
    File Name Language Download
    2022 Japanese Studies Student Program "Course Guide" Japanese PDF

    International exchange students program

    ▼International exchange students program(U.S.A)

    1. Aim of the course
      1. ①Through the program...
        • To acquire basic Japanese knowledge
        • To deepen your understanding of Japanese culture
      2. ②To obtain knowledge and strategies for your Japanese language learning and Japanese language / Japanese culture understanding after you come back your home country.
    2. Period of the course
      • <one semester> September ~ December
      • <Two semester> September ~ August in the next year
    3. Requirements for completion of the course
      1. ①Taking designated classes in the program
      2. ②Writing a report when you finish the program
      3. ③Participating in compulsory study excursions
    4. Outline of Classes
      • Basic Japanese conversation
      • Basic Japanese grammar
      • History of Japanese culture
      • A view of modern Japanese
    5. cultural / social activities
      • Study trip(single day / overnight)
      • Appreciations of traditional performances (Bunraku、Kabuki、Sumo)

    You can download the Guidelines for applicants 2022 from the link below

    ▼International exchange students program(The Education University of Hong Kong)

    Please check the detail by the Guidelines

    You can download the Guidelines for applicants 2022 from the link below

    ▼International exchange students program(Others)

    1. Aim of the course
      1. ①Through the program...
        • To improve your Japanese skills
        • To deepen your understanding of Japanese culture
      2. ②To obtain knowledge and strategies for your Japanese language learning and Japanese language / Japanese culture study after you come back your home country.
    2. Period of the course
      • October ~ August in the next year
    3. Requirements for completion of the course
      1. ①Taking more than 14 classes in a year (From 2022)
      2. ②Writing a report when you finish the program
      3. ③Participating in compulsory study excursions
    4. Outline of Classes

      Please check the link below for more details about classes.

      https://www.nara-edu.ac.jp/ADMIN/KYOUMU/syllabus/2021/KmkkbnIchiran_0_0.html

      Japanese

      <Autumn semester>

      Course Title Contents

      JLPT-1
      Level

      「JapaneseI」

      「JapaneseII」

      (N1) academic writing skills

      (N1) academic reading and summarization skills

      JLPT-2
      Level

      「JapaneseI」

      「JapaneseII」

      「Seminar of Japanese Language I
      (Reading)」

      「Seminar of Japanese Language I
      (Composition)」

      (N1) academic writing skills

      (N1) academic reading and summarization skills

      (N3-N2) reading literature


      (N3-N2) report writing skill

      JLPT-N3
      Level

      「Practical Japanese Communication」

      「Seminar of Japanese Language I
      (Reading)」

      「Seminar of Japanese Language I
      (Composition)」

      (N3) oral expression skill

      (N3-N2) reading literature


      (N3-N2) report writing skill

      Intermediate
      Level

      「Intermediate Japanese ①」

      「Intermediate Japanese ②」

      「Practical Japanese Communication」

      Basic - Intermediate fusion Japanese

      (N3) oral expression skill

      <Spring semester>

      Course Title Contents

      JLPT-1 Level

      「JapaneseI」

      「JapaneseII」

      (N1) academic writing skills

      (N1) academic reading and summarization skills

      JLPT-2 Level

      「JapaneseI」

      ※「Seminar of Japanese Language II
      (Reading)」

      ※「Seminar of Japanese Language II
      (Composition)」

      「JapaneseII」

      「Reading of Japanese Theses」

      (N1) academic writing skills

      (N3-N2) reading literature


      (N3-N2) report writing skill


      (N1) academic reading and summarization skills

      4 skills fusion study

      JLPT-N3 Level

      「Seminar of Japanese Language II
      (Reading)」

      「Seminar of Japanese Language II
      (Composition)」

      「Reading of Japanese Theses」

      (N3-N2) reading literature


      (N3-N2) report writing skill


      4 skills fusion study

      Japanese Culture

      <Autumn semester>

      • History of Japanese Culture
      • Comparison of Cultural Linguistics II
      • Japanese View on Religion

      <Spring semester>

      • Comparative Culture
      • A View of Modern Japanese
      • Intercultural Understanding
      • Comparison of Cultural Linguistics I
      • Reading of Japanese Theses (Culture)

      • * Japanese language classes are set based on the result of the placement test.
      • * With teacher's permisson you have the choice to take some Japanese student oriented classes. We strongly recommend you to attend them from spring semester for effective learning.
      • * Language classes such as Chinese, Korean, French, English are offeredas a 1 year program (from April) for Japanese students. Therefore you cannotacquire their credits.
    5. Cultural / Social activities
      • Study trip (single day / overnight)
      • Appreciations of traditional performances (Bunraku, Kabuki, Sumo)

    You can download the Guidelines for applicants 2022 from the link below

    International exchange activities

    International exchange events(in every other month)

    Through holding an event once a month, we provide opportunities to cultural exchange between Japanese and international students. (We went out to hiking, field trip and festival in Nara, and experienced rice planting harvesting and making rice-cake)

     

    Nakkyon's café

    International students and Japanese students can join a gathering hosed by a "volunteer support office" in "ESD・SDGs Center " and International student.

    For inquires : International Exchange Office

    For inquires

    Student Affairs Section - Nara University of Education

    2. Activity Report

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