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  • Locations: Nagasaki, Japan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact: Xochitl Valencia Program Type: MnSU Exchange Program
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Intent of Program: Education Abroad
Program Length: Semester or Year Click here for a definition of this term Program sponsorship indicator: Mankato Program
Program Description:
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Program Name: Semester/Academic Year in Nagasaki, Japan
Host Institute: Kwassui Women's University
Course Offerings: Kwassui offers a full range of Japanese courses for foreign students, along with programs in many disciplines including art, music, English, nursing, nutrition, and teacher education.
Semester Dates: Spring: April 1 to mid-August / Fall: late September to mid-March
Accommodation: Student residence hall (Nankoryo) is a 10 story building available to Japanese and international students. Rooms are Western-style twin arrangement, but single rooms may be available at an additional cost.
Additional Links: Services and Special Academic Programs for International Students

Academics

Kwassui offers a full range of Japanese courses for foreign students, along with programs in many disciplines including art, music, English, nursing, nutrition, and teacher education.

The International Student Exchange Center functions to provide support for international students in both daily life and university life. Individual tutoring by Japanese students can be arranged for international students. Kwassui also provides a Japanese Language Program for international students.

About Nagasaki, Japan

Nagasaki is a small city in the west of Japan, surrounded by mountains and the sea. Nagasaki has played an important role in Japan's exchange with other countries. Nagasaki was the only port in Japan open to international trade between the 17th and 19th centuries. You will see reminders of the city's history and exotic townscape.

Some of the top attractions in Nagasaki:
  • Gunkanjima - abandoned island off Nagasaki's coast
  • Nagasaki Peace Park
  • Mount Inasa
  • Clover Garden
  • Sofukuji Temple
  • Oura Church
  • Meganbashi Bridge
  • and MUCH more!

Fun Facts About Japan

  • Japan consists of over 6,800 islands.
  • Japan is one of the few countries in the world where the elderly population outnumber the young.
  • There are more than 3,000 McDonald's restaurants, one of the largest in any country outside the U.S.
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Updated 3/14/19 LZ