The Waseda University Short-Term Japanese Program offers 3 and 6 week language courses targeted at beginner and intermediate levels. 

Field of Study

  • Japanese Language

Participate in 3 or 6-week intensive language courses, suitable for many beginner and intermediate learners. For more detailed information about these courses visit the host university website.

Credit Equivalent 

2 Waseda Credits per course = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if 4 Waseda Credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and Application

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

Apply to UQ Abroad Apply to host*

*Host applications open 21 August 2017


The tuition fee is approximately $1,100 - $2,100 AUD depending on the number of courses chosen. More information regarding fees can be found on the host university website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation is not included in the program. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host university website. 

UQ students are able to participate in one or both of the sessions below:

Three-week program
  • Start date: 04 December 2017
  • End date: 22 December 2017
  • Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Six-week program
  • Start date: 04 December 2017
  • End date: 29 January 2018
  • Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit

More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Summer 2017/18 applications for this program have now closed

Program Dates

Start: 04 December 2017
End: Varies - see courses tab

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only