J. F. Oberlin University: Tokyo - Reconnaissance Japan Program

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  • Location(s): Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad

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The Reconnaissance Japan Program is an academic program for exchange students from overseas partner institutions, as well as selected individual applicants, who wish to learn about Japan and experience it in person. Students may participate in Rec... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.4
Based on 6 Reviews
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A student studying abroad with Obirin University: Tokyo - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
That I don't know enough Japanese to survive, - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
The classes were interesting, and I learned much more than I ever could about the Japanese language, culture, and modern-day lifestyle. I'd say that the biggest success that I'm walking away with were all of the friendships I gained, and all the fun I had with the other international students there. We studied through painful bi... - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
My language skills greatly improved, I learned more in dept the Japanese culture and society and made lots of new friends not only from Japan but from all over the world. It was definitely worthwhile, one of the best experiences in my life and one that I will treasure forever. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with J. F. Oberlin University: Tokyo - Reconnaissance Japan Program
I learned a lot about myself and feel much more independent and competent now in unfamiliar situations. I learned a ton of Japanese, and really got a hands on experience in the culture. It's been amazing being able to really see how different and similar people can be living in a different culture. I would definitely do it again... - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
Doing study abroad has really help shape me and and my future. I now know what I want to do specifically and I will push myself even more to achieve my goals. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
It gave me a chance to experience for the first time Japanese culture. But now only that, I ended up making friends with people from other countries as well which is very interesting and has helped me become more aware of different cultures. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I learned a great deal about myself and how I react to different situations of stress. I also learned about what I believe defines American culture. - Western Washington University View Entire Review
Past Review Obirin
I made friends who shared my interests, I think it was very worthwhile. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with J. F. Oberlin University: Tokyo - Reconnaissance Japan Program
I became more comfortable speaking Japanese. Even if I made mistakes, I kept trying. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with J. F. Oberlin University: Tokyo - Reconnaissance Japan Program
I learned so much about myself and my own culture and well as Japan from studying abroad! I'm definitely glad I went, I wouldn't trade it for the world! - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
Past Review Tokyo
Cant be explained - Western Washington University View Entire Review

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The Reconnaissance Japan Program is an academic program for exchange students from overseas partner institutions, as well as selected individual applicants, who wish to learn about Japan and experience it in person. Students may participate in Reconnaissance Japan for either a single semester or an academic year. The program offers Japanese language skills and training courses from the introductory to advanced levels. A wide variety of culture and civilization courses on Japan taught in English are also offered each semester. Reconnaissance Japan allows students from other countries to learn about and experience Japan within the supportive environment of J. F. Oberlin University's Center for International Studies. 

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Japanese Studies
  • Japanese Language, Literature
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