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[EVENT/ PRESENTAION: July 19, 2019]
Joint Video Production by Japanese and International Students,
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

The first year students of the School of Japan Studies (launched in April 2019) will present their video production.

During their coursework of “Multicultural Collaborative Works,” aiming to “disseminate the neighborhood attractions,” Japanese and international students paired up, carried out their fieldwork, and completed video reportage.

Each group with their own points of view, rooted to their diverse cultures and experiences, produced a video with different themes: Traditional Culture, Art, Tourism, Sports, Industry, History, Community Revitalization, and Agriculture. The final production will be presented openly to the public.

It is a rare chance to observe a class of the School of Japan Studies. Feel free to come and join!

Open to the Public, No Reservation Required, Free Admission!

Date: Friday, 19 July, 2019
Time: 12:40 - 15:30
Venue: Room 101, Research and Lecture Building, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

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What is the School of Japan Studies?

The School of Japan Studies offers the opportunity to study and discover Japan comprehensively and from international perspectives. Sharing information and learning together with Japanese and international students makes this course unique. Students can learn and design innovative problem-solving ideas for diversified and expanding needs in Japan and world.

The School of Japan Studies welcomes those who desire to study Japan from an international perspective so as to become global leaders with a deep understanding of Japan, or who seek to contribute to the advancement of multilingual and multicultural societies in Japan and elsewhere.
Future career opportunities are to be found in global corporations, Japanese companies seeking to expand globally, municipal, national, and international organizations, as well as in interpreting and translation, tourism and transport, publishing, media-related corporations, educational and research institutions involved in teaching Japanese language and culture, and as a teacher of the Japanese language in junior and senior high schools. Students may also elect to continue their studies at graduate school with the objective of pursuing careers in research.

April 2020 Admission Information. Entrance Examination by High School Recommendation for School of Japan Studies outline.

Admission Date: 1st April, 2020
Study Period: April 2020 – March 2024
Graduation Requirements: 125 Course units (including a graduation thesis)
Language of Instruction: English and Japanese
Intake: 10 Students
Degree Granted: Bachelor of Arts (Language and Area Studies)

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