Center for Japanese LanguageWaseda University

For Prospective Students

About the Short-term Japanese Program

Short-term Japanese Program 2021 has been canceled.

Short-term Japanese Program is organized and run by the center for Japanese Language Waseda University. The goal of this 4weeks program is to cultivate students’ overall Japanese language ability. Through the classes provided in different levels, students can study Japanese language according to their own abilities.

Program Description, Program Period and Course List

Students basically take the classes 8units or 12units per week for 4weeks and comprehensively improve their Japanese based on the text book. This program is aimed to mainly elementary level students. Additionally, we offer conversation subjects.  Students can take both Japanese and Conversation subject.

Learning materials for Short-term Japanese Program pre-learning

Short-term Japanese Program is for those who can at least read and write Hiragana/Katakana. If you have never learned Hiragana and Katakana, please self-study with following materials before starting the program.

Program Fees and Scholarship

Program Fees

Costs of  insurance is included but costs for textbooks, housing, and transportation etc., are excluded.


SA :Summer Course with Conversation subject (3 credits) SB :Summer course without Conversation subject
(2 credits)
WA : Winter course with Conversation subject (3 credit) WB :Winter Course without Conversation subject (2credits)
Tuition Fee 140,000 JPY 100,000 JPY 145,000JPY 105,000 JPY


No scholarship plan is yet available for year 2021.


  1. It is a student’s responsibility to find her/his own accommodation.
  2. You can apply accommodations thorough the related business operators. Please directly apply to the related business operators.Homestay etc
    ・Waseda University Academic Solutions CorporationShared house etc
    ・Waseda University Student Housing CenterDormitory with meals
    ・WASEDA University Co-op Service Center (Japanese)
    E-mail: [email protected]

Extracurricular Activities

Extracurricular Activities are prepared for students to go out and try their in-class acquired Japanese and Japanese culture. Students can also participate in various activities organized by Waseda University Intercultural Communication Center (ICC).

*Extracurricular Activities of CJL have been cancelled in 2021.

LeafletAcademic year 2021

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