Meiji Gakuin University


 Meiji Gakuin University
  Yokohama, Japan

According to MGU’s website, Meiji Gakuin University places a strong emphasis on international education and exchanges. Meiji Gakuin University provides many opportunities to develop links to the world, through its overseas study program, as a place to understand the world through its political, economic, and cultural background, and as a place to consider the issues of the day through interactions with persons of many different nationalities.

Asian Studies minors and Japanese language learners would find this program to be beneficial as courses are taught in English for Asian Studies majors/minors and many levels of the Japanese language are available.

 Semester Schedule 

Fall Semester: September -January
Spring Semester: April -July

Course Offerings

Typically students take the equivalent of 12 to 15 credit hours abroad. Check with our office for more information about your specific options.

Japanese Language Instruction- All levels.

Link to Fall 2018 offerings

Example Course Offerings in English:

  • Contemporary Global Issues
  • Minorities Issues
  • Economy of South East Asia
  • Peace Studies
  • Japanese History
  • International
  • Topics in British Culture
  • Japanese Society and Culture
  • Japan’s encounter with Christianity
  • Contemporary Japanese Media Arts and Culture
  • Art and Visual Culture in Japan
  • Modern Sumi-e Painting
  • Readings in Japanese Religion
  • Kabuki
  • and additional offerings in English.
  •  Assisting UCA Professor

    Contact this professor for more information on courses and credits.

    Dr. David House

    Burdick 309 A • Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, & Cultures • (501) 852-0049


    Students should check with Financial Aid Office and the Study Abroad Office for more information regarding the budget.

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