NUSTEPNagoya University Short-Term Japanese Language Program


The Nagoya University Short-Term Japanese Language Program (NUSTEP) offers two week of intensive Japanese classes. Participants will join specialized lectures by faculty and visit some of the laboratories on campus. We aim to promote a greater understanding of Japanese culture and society.
The program also provides various on and off-campus activities such as cultural excursions, field trips, exchanges and discussions with Nagoya University students. All participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the program.


HEO Myeongja Professor, International Language Center

I am the coordinator of Nagoya University Short-Term Japanese Language Program (NUSTEP) and teach Japanese at the International Language Center. My research subject is Japanese language education, especially researching Japanese language grammar and communication styles of Japanese language learners.
NUSTEP aims to get an opportunity to study at Nagoya University. You can experience excellent education and research activities at Nagoya University and deepen your knowledge of Japanese language and cultures. I am sure you will find a dream you want to realize at Nagoya University. I hope you will find a new research topic in Japanese Studies at Nagoya University.


MATSUO Noriaki NUSTEP Office

I am in charge of Nagoya University Short-Term Japanese Language Program (NUSTEP).
I have been interested in international Exchange and Japanese language education since my undergraduate year. And I have taught Japanese language in Thailand, Japan and Vietnam for about 10 years.
This program will provide the opportunities that you can use Japanese language that you have studied in your home countries. I want you to understand “what you can study in Nagoya University” throughout this program and hope you will be willing to study at this attractive university in the future.