University of the Ryukyus: Okinawa - Student Exchange Program or Japanese Studies Program

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The University of the Ryukyus Student Exchange Program (URSEP) is a special education program for students of foreign educational institutions that have concluded exchange agreements with the University of the Ryukyus. This program offers courses ... read more

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Prior to arriving, I didn't know much about Okinawa, but living there for 5 months was a worthwhile experience. It's very different from mainland Japan and has a different history. Coming from Hawaii, I can say that Okinawa and its people are similar but still have their own type of living style as it is still part of Japan. I w... - University of Hawaii - Manoa View Entire Review
Past Review
Before coming to Ryudai, I already knew a lot about Japan as an idea. I knew a bit of Japanese, I knew Japanese people, I learnt about Japanese culture. But that is not at all the same thing as actually living in the culture. It was interesting to really live as a foreigner and really see what it is like. At this point, I ... - University of Hawaii - Manoa View Entire Review
Past Review
I loved Japanese culture, music, dramas all before coming to Japan, but by coming I was able to learn more about everyday life, the people, all while greatly improving my Japanese skills. I definitely hope to minor in Japanese while studying at Manoa, however after coming here I would like to double major in both my current majo... - University of Hawaii - Manoa View Entire Review

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The University of the Ryukyus Student Exchange Program (URSEP) is a special education program for students of foreign educational institutions that have concluded exchange agreements with the University of the Ryukyus.
 
This program offers courses in various subjects conducted in English, as well as basic level Japanese courses. The credits given by the University of the Ryukyus can be transferred back to the student's home university. However, the student’s home university reserves the right to determine whether earned credits are valid and count towards the student’s graduation.

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