Tohoku University Japanese Program, Summer 2017 [TUJP]

Tohoku University Japanese Program, Summer 2017 [TUJP]


– 1st term: July 3rd to July 18th, 2017 [TUJP-1]
– 2nd term: July 24th to Aug 8th, 2017 [TUJP-2]

Applying for two consecutive terms (ex. TUJP-1 and TUJP-2) is not allowed

About the Program:

TUJP provides students with intensive Japanese language classes to develop their communication skills efficiently, focusing on a variety of interesting topics in everyday life. Students are divided into 3 levels according to the placement test. This program also includes relevant lectures and cultural workshops (see below for lecture examples) as well as many opportunities to interact with Tohoku University students. At the end of the program, students will present the outcome of their project work assigned by group. (We will inform the admitted participants of this year’s project theme separately. Topics and contents are subject to change.)

Lectures & Workshop Examples:
– Comparative Japanese Studies
– Governmental Policy in Japan
– Japanese Law and Society
– Japanese Traditional Flower Arrangement
– Karate and more.


  • Full time undergraduate students of IPB. Students must be enrolled in their home university during this program
  • Sufficient English Ability (Equivalent to TOEFL iBT 70 or PBT 520)

Application procedure:

  • Submit all application documents in a clear-red folder to DITMAWA by 15 March 2017
  • Interview session will be announced between 20-24 March 2017 (based on further announcement)
  • Only 3 (three) applications will be nominated from IPB
  • Application documents will be submitted to Tohoku University collectively by IPB

Documents required:

  1. Applicant’s potrait photo (4 cm x 3 cm)
  2. Transcript from the previous academic year in English – can be obtained at Dit.AP
  3. Photocopy of passport (page with applicant’s photo)
  4. Personal statement (300-500 words/reasons for applying)
  5. Copy of English language ability certificate and scores
  6. Application Form for the JASSO Scholarship with hand-written signature (will be provided only for nominated applicant)

More information can be downloaded in the following link:

Please contact for further inquiries in the following format:

TUJP-2017-Name-Student ID-Major-Inquiry

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