The Waseda University Short-Term Japanese Program 3-week course is targeted at beginner and intermediate levels. 

The Short-term Japanese Program is organized and run by the centre for Japanese Language Waseda University. The goal of this 3weekprogram is to cultivate students’ overall Japanese language ability. Through the classes provided at different levels, students can study the Japanese language according to their own abilities. 

Field of Study

  • Japanese Language

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

Credit Equivalent 

2 Waseda Credits per course = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 2 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. Students must have knowledge in reading and writing Katakana and Hiragana. Students are also required to complete a self-check test prior to the application period. Students must enter the scores when processing their application to Waseda University. 

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*Host applications open 10 January 2019


The tuition fee is between $1,335 - $1,845 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. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Winter applications for this program have now closed. 

Program Dates

Start: 8 July 2019
End: 26 July 2019

Fast Facts

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

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​