List of Japanese-Language Programs 2014/2015

Programs for Specialists

The Institute offers intensive training courses based on purpose-made curricula for diplomats, public officials, researchers etc. who need basic Japanese language skills for their occupational or academic purposes.
Names of Programs Eligible Participants Period Type of Program
Japanese-Language Program for Foreign-Service Officers Young foreign-service officers 8 months (9/17-5/15) NOT open to applications from the public
Japanese-Language Program for Public Officials Public officials from governments and other public organizations 8 months (9/17-5/15) NOT open to applications from the public
Japanese-Language Program for Specialists in Cultural and Academic Fields Specialists (Researchers, Postgraduate Students, Librarians, Museum Curators, etc.) in the fields of Japan-related social science or humanities 6 months (9/17-3/18)
2 months (6/11-8/6)
Open to applications from overseas

Programs for Overseas Students

In response to the increase of people studying Japanese language overseas, the institute provides the language learners with opportunities to experience first-hand Japanese language and culture in order to encourage their further study.
Names of Programs Eligible Participants Period Type of Program
Study-Tour Award Program for Outstanding Students of the Japanese Language Students of outstanding achievement in Japanese-language study 2 weeks (8/27-9/10) NOT open to applications from the public
Japanese-Language Program for High School Students Group of high school students studying Japanese-language 2 weeks (6/19-7/3) NOT open to applications from the public
The Lee Soo-Hyun Youth Exchange Program Group of high school students from Korea studying Japanese-language 11days (1/26-2/6) NOT open to applications from the public
Japanese-Language Short-term Program for Jilin University in Sendai & Kansai<Conducted jointly by Tohoku University and The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute,Kansai> Group of University students studying Japanese-language 8 days (7/24-8/1) NOT open to applications from the public

Partner University Students

Japanese-Language Program for Overseas Partner University Students Groups of undergraduate students studying Japanese language at universities that receive internship students from Japan majoring in Japanese language education at Japanese universities

6 weeks (9/2-10/17)
3 weeks (7/15-8/1)

NOT open to applications from the public

Cooperation with the local community

The Institute organizes Japanese-language programs in cooperation with the local, public authorities or organizations around Kansai area.
Names of Programs Eligible Participants Period Type of Program
Basic Japanese-Language Program for JET participants in Osaka New JET participants in Osaka Prefecture 3 days (8/18-8/20) NOT open to applications from the public
Intensive Japanese-Language Training Program for Australian Teachers invited by Osaka Prefectural Government Japanese-language teachers from Queensland, Australia invited by Osaka Prefectural Government 20 days (1/5-1/24) NOT open to applications from the public

 

※ The lnstitute also provides tailored-made Japanese-language training programs to institutions that wish to contract its services in order to create productive training programs in Japan designed expressly for their need.

 

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