The KGU Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Program allows you to study Japanese language and culture at Kwansei Gakuin University in Nishinomiya, Japan.

Field of study

  • Japanese Language

This program offers a variety of course levels for Japanese language including Beginner, Elementary and Intermediate. The content will cover language and culture studies, lessons with KGU student volunteers and field trips. For more information go to the host university's website. 

Credit Equivalent

2 credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 2 credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the KGU entry requirements.

This program impacts on UQ semester 1, 2018 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates. 

Apply to UQ Abroad Apply to host*

*Host applications will open on 16 October 2017


Costs for the program vary depending on the course. It is estimated that the program will cost you between $1,500 - $2200 AUD. 

The most up-to-date information on program costs can be found on the host university's website.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation for this short-term program is included in the program fee. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host university's website

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Summer 2017/2018 applications for this program have now closed
Host: 17 November 2017

Program Dates

Start: 07 February 2018
End: 27 February 2018

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Nishinomiya, Japan
Credit: For-credit only 
Cohort: Undergraduate