Meiji Gakuin University

University Overview

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 Calendar

Fall:  September – January
Spring:  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.

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 Dr. David House for more information on courses and credits.  |  501-852-0049  |  Burdick 309 A  |  Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, & Cultures

Program Cost

UCA students pay regular tuition, and all scholarships and financial aid apply. Students should check with Financial Aid and the Office of Study Abroad for more information regarding the cost of a semester exchange.

Application Process

See our Semester Exchange Application page for a step-by-step overview of the application process. Please be sure to turn in all documents before the published deadlines.

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