Study Abroad destinations
Nagoya University of Foreign Studies
Nagoya University of Foreign Studies was founded in 1988 and has grown steadily ever since.
It is a small university, but it has international students from all around the world.
Nisshin is located in the Aichi-prefecture area of Japan on the main island on Honshu. It is less than 4 hours by rail to Tokyo, and is at the edge of Nagoya, Japan’s fourth largest city, and one of the top 50 largest urban areas in the world.
What you can study
|Course||When you can study|
|Japanese, TESOL and Linguistics BA||3rd year, full year|
|Japanese, Intercultural Communication and Linguistics BA||3rd year, full year|
Choosing your modules
You need to gain the following credits from your modules:
- 12 to 16 Japanese credits per semester
- 24 to 32 Japanese credits per year.
Please see the Nagoya University of Foreign Studies Module catalogue for more information.
The academic year is split into 2 semesters:
- Semester 1: 1 Early October to Late March
- Semester 2: Early April to early August
See the Nagoya University of Foreign Studies website for a full list of academic dates.
All international students live in Nagoya University dormitories. For more information please visit Nagoya University of Foreign Studies housing page.
Costs and visas
Insurance and additional costs
You are required to enrol in the Japanese National Insurance System, which costs approximately ¥1000 a month.
Please make sure you have an up to date passport that expires no earlier than 6 months after you intend to return.
You will be provided with guidance and documentation from the partner university but it will be your responsibility to obtain the correct visa.
Neither the Study Abroad team here or at the partner university are qualified to offer consultations or detailed advice regarding visa applications. Immigration laws are complex and subject to frequent changes. So if you do have any visa-related questions you will need to contact the appropriate Embassy directly.