May 23, 2018
4.5 - 879 Reviews

Study Abroad in Japan

Japan is a country in East Asia made up of over 3,000 islands along the Pacific coast. Approximately 5,500 American students will study abroad in Japan each year making it one of the more popular study abroad destinations. Japan has the highest life expectancy in the world, and the third lowest infant mortality rate and a very advanced economy, further reasons to consider Japan for study abroad.

Top Cities to Study Abroad

1. Tokyo 360 reviews
2. Kobe 134 reviews
3. Hirakata 77 reviews
4. Kyoto 75 reviews
5. Nagoya 60 reviews
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Study Abroad in Japan - Featured Programs

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Study Abroad Reviews for Semester at Sea: Traveling - Semester at Sea
Semester at Sea: Traveling - Semester at Sea
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Semester at Sea is the only study abroad program of its kind in the world. Using a ship as our floating campus, Semester at Sea's around-the-world and regional itineraries...

4.8

21 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for IES Abroad: Tokyo - Language & Culture
IES Abroad: Tokyo - Language & Culture

Tea ceremony, calligraphy, music, dance, and martial arts—Japan is a medley of culture, old and new, that you can explore during your time in Tokyo. Live and learn in this...

4.7

19 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KCP International Japanese Language School: Tokyo - Intensive Japanese Language Immersion
KCP International Japanese Language School: Tokyo - Intensive Japanese Language Immersion

KCP International Japanese Language School is recognized as a leader in Japanese language education. It is...

4.7

9 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Tokyo
Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Tokyo

Once a small fishing village, Tokyo is now a major international capital of culture, economy and politics. With a population of 12 million, the contrast of Tokyo’s history...

3.5

20 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for The GREEN Program: Japan - Disaster Mitigation and Nuclear to Renewable Transitions
The GREEN Program: Japan - Disaster Mitigation and Nuclear to Renewable Transitions

Fukushima, Japan was hit by Tōhoku's 9.0 magnitude earthquake in addition to a massive tsunami with waves more than 10 meters high. As a result, the Fukushima Daiichi Nucl...

4.8

6 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CIEE: Tokyo - Arts and Sciences
CIEE: Tokyo - Arts and Sciences

Tokyo, the economic, technical, and political hub of Japan, is one of the world’s most vibrant and fascinating capitals – a delight for fashionistas and gastronomes. Furth...

4.4

16 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Traveling - Experience Japan (Summer)
KIIS: Traveling - Experience Japan (Summer)

The KIIS summer program in Japan offers students an opportunity to discover one of the world’s most sophisticated and dynamic nations. A sublime blend of tradition and tec...

4.6

19 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for UC San Diego Global Seminars / UCSD: Tokyo - Modern Japan
UC San Diego Global Seminars / UCSD: Tokyo - Modern Japan

Tokyo is an ideal location to teach the two proposed courses. For MMW, the city serves as a wonderful background for the study of twentieth century global conflicts, polit...

4.9

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for IES Abroad: Nagoya Direct Enrollment - Nanzan University
IES Abroad: Nagoya Direct Enrollment - Nanzan University

Tradition meets modernity in the thriving Japanese city of Nagoya. Countless cultural traditions began in Nagoya and have been passed down through generations—the city is ...

4.3

21 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Kansai Gaidai University: Hirakata - Asian Studies Program
Kansai Gaidai University: Hirakata - Asian Studies Program

Established in 1972, the Asian Studies Program today annually welcomes over 600 competitively selected students who represent about 40 countries and regions.Japanese langu...

4.5

11 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CET Japan
CET Japan

Ready to expand your Japanese language skills both in class and during free time? The CET Japan program is designed to maximize language improvement and allows you to comp...

4.7

7 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Kansai Gaidai University: Hirakata - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Kansai Gaidai University: Hirakata - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

Located in Hirakata City, Osaka, Kansai Gaidai is accessible, within a one-hour train ride, to Kyoto and Nara, the ancient capitals, and Osaka, the second largest business...

4.8

7 reviews