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Study Abroad

Sophia University


http://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/admissions/exchangeprograms

Language of Instruction
English

The Location
Tokyo is the capital and Japan's largest city.  Approximately 12 million people live in the city or its adjacent wards.  It is on the island of Honshu.  They city has Japan's highest concentration of businesses, universities and colleges, museums, theaters, and shopping and entertainment. It also has a highly-developed public transportation system with numerous train and subway lines.

Courses Available
Exchange Students can take classes in the Undergraduate Program in Comparative Culture. Courses are offered in Languages, the Japanese Language Program, Humanities (including Art History, Literature, and Religion-Philosophy), International Business and Economics, Social Studies (including Anthropology-Sociology, History, and Political Science), and Japanese Linguistic and Teaching Methods.  There are also several courses in Math, Science, Geography, and the Environment that are open to exchange students.

Click on the link below for information about the grade and unit conversion scales at Sophia University:

SOPHIA UNIVERSITY - STUDY ABROAD GRADE SCALE AND UNIT (CREDIT) CONVERSION

Housing Options
Students have three options for housing at Sophia University:

  • With a Japanese Family in a Home Stay
  • In either the men or women's dormitories
  • In an apartment-style facility

Please note:  Housing within Tokyo is expensive and limited; most housing will not be centrally located.

Contact Information

Mariko Onomura: overseas@cl.sophia.ac.jp




University of the Sacred Heart


Located in Tokyo, Japan
Most courses in Japanese
Open to female students only
http://www.u-sacred-heart.ac.jp/english/index.html

The Location
Tokyo is the capital and Japan's largest city.  Approximately 12 million people live in the city or its adjacent wards.  It is on the island of Honshu.  They city has Japan's highest concentration of businesses, universities and colleges, museums, theaters, and shopping and entertainment. It also has a highly-developed public transportation system with numerous train and subway lines.

Courses Available

The university offers courses in English Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, History and Social Sciences, Philosophy, and Education. For more information, please click the following link: http://www.u-sacred-heart.ac.jp/english/academic/index.html

There is an intensive Japanese Language and Culture Program that is offered twice a year for the period of one semester. Please note that the Spring term begins in April and ends in early August. The Fall term begins in late September and ends in January.

The program consists of four parts:


1) Japanese Language (mandatory): Japanese Language classes are scheduled 4-7 times a week.

2) Other Undergraduate Classes (electives): Students can attend courses of interest related to their majors.

3) Optional Courses on Specific Subject: For those who wish to focus on kanji, composition, conversation, or literature, optional courses are available.

4) Cultural Program: A variety of activities such as practicing tea ceremonies, calligraphy, watching Kabuki, and visiting museums and corporations, are available.

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.u-sacred-heart.ac.jp/english/studentlife/foreignstu.html

 

Click on the link below for information about the grade and unit conversion scales at Sacred Heart University:

UNIVERSITY OF SACRED HEART - STUDY ABROAD GRADE SCALE AND UNIT (CREDIT) CONVERSION

Housing Option

The University provides residence facilities for about 240 students who need housing or who want to experience dormitory life. Those who are interested in student housing are encouraged to contact the Student Residence Office for more detailed information:Tel: 03-3499-5865.

Contact Information

Yoko Somekawa: somekawa@u-sacred-heart.ac.jp


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Sophia University, Tokyo
 
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