October 22, 2020
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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.

To learn more about Japan, Visit the Official Japanese National Tourism Organization, providing free advice and information to Travelers

Top Cities to Study Abroad

1. Tokyo 454 reviews
2. Kobe 154 reviews
3. Kyoto 91 reviews
4. Hirakata 86 reviews
5. Traveling in Japan 66 reviews
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Study Abroad in Japan - Featured Programs

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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...

3.6

45 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...

4.8

22 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...

4.6

20 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for University of Illinois: Illinois Year-in-Japan Program
University of Illinois: Illinois Year-in-Japan Program

The Year-in-Japan program offers advanced undergraduates the opportunity to spend a fall or spring semester or an academic year developing Japaneses language skills and ex...

4.9

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

energy (along with anime, Godzilla, and Hello Kitty). The prestigious Sophia University is CIEE’s partner school and your host for coursework in English on anthropology, a...

4.2

16 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...

4.7

13 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Columbia University: Kyoto - Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies / KCJS
Columbia University: Kyoto - Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies / KCJS

The Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies is a two-semester academic program for undergraduates who wish to do advanced work in Japanese language and Japanese studies. The...

4.5

12 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...

4.5

12 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Temple University International Programs: Tokyo - Temple University Japan Campus
Temple University International Programs: Tokyo - Temple University Japan Campus

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) offers you the opportunity to study abroad in Tokyo during the summer, or for a semester or the full academic year. As a participant ...

4.4

11 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CET Japan
CET Japan

Ready for Japanese learning in everything? Enroll in an intensive language class. Live in a furnished Japanese share house with local roommates. Take on out-of-class proje...

4.2

11 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus
Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus
Mumbai, India: Kobe, Japan: Busan, South Korea plus 26 other locations
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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...

4.9

8 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Hirosaki University: Hirosaki - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Hirosaki University: Hirosaki - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

Hirosaki University was established in the former castle town of Hirosaki in 1949. It is a national university and is located in Aomori prefecture, situated at the norther...

4.8

8 reviews