NUSTEPNagoya University Short-Term Japanese Language Program

Summer 2022:Online Program Overview (Application Closed)

(PDF file)
Program period
July 21 – August 3
Program capacity
50 Students per program period
1) Applicants should be currently enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate student in a university with an academic exchange agreement with Nagoya University.
2) Applicants should have an Intermediate or Advanced level of Japanese proficiency (JLPT N1/N2/N3 or CEFR A2/B1/B2/C1/C2).
  • Japanese language classes (intermediate)
  • Cultural workshops
  • Laboratory facility visits
  • Specialized lectures
  • Exchange session with Japanese
  • Online tour
  • Online Home Visit
  • Exchange and discussions with Nagoya University students

* Upon request, we can provide the institution  with the syllabus and explain how student performance is assessed for transfer of credits.
Participation fee
30,000 JPN YEN
Application documents

Application Information Summer 2022
NUSTEP Schedule Summer 2022
Responsible person and Applicants Summer 2022 NUSTEP
・1)参加申込書Application Form 2022 (PDF) (Word)
・2) 日 本語学習に関する 質問票 Japanese Language Learning Questionnaire
・3) オ ンラ インホームビジット申込書 Online Home Visit Application Form 2022
How to apply
Submit the following documents through your university office: 1) Application Form, 2) Japanese Language Learning Questionnaire,
3) Online Home Visit Application Form
Application Period
May 30 – June 24, 2022  *The deadline has been extended. *Although Nagoya University will accept applications during this period, please confirm the internal deadline at your university for when your application should be submitted.*If the number of the participants is less than a certain number, the program will be canceled.
NUSTEP Office, International Language Center, Nagoya University
Email address: nustep[a]
* We accept inquiries only by e-mail.


*The schedule is subject to change without notices.

JP time Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7
8:45 - 10:15
Japanese 1 Holiday 9:00~
Campus Tour

Exchange Session with NU Students

Online Home Visit
The appeals of Aichi Prefecture Japanese 3
Japanese 5
10:30 - 12:00 Opening Ceremony
Japanese 2
Study of Japan①
(Tradition and Culture)
Japanese 4
Japanese 6

Lunch break Lunch break
13:20 - 13:30 Lunch Meeting Lunch Meeting
13:30 - 15:00 Cross Cultural Exchange Session NUSTEP Exchange Session Online Tour① Specialized Lecture① Online Tour②
15:15 - 16:45

Students Exchange Tea Party
Study of Japan②
(Career in Japan)
JP time Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 Day 14
8:45 - 10:15 Japanese 7 日本語 9 10:30~
Exchange Session with NU graduates who are working in Japan

Lunch Exchange Session with NU Students
Holiday Japanese 11 Japanese 13 Japanese 15
Final Presentation
10:30 - 12:00 Japanese 8
日本語 10 Japanese 12 Japanese 14 Japanese 16
Final Presentation

Lunch break Lunch break
13:20 - 13:30 Lunch Meeting Lunch Meeting
13:30 - 15:00 Study of Japan (Rakugo and Japanese Language) Study of Japan Laboratory Online Tour: Disaster Mitigation Research 進学説明会 Self Study Farewell Exchange Session

Closing Ceremony
15:15 - 16:45 Students Exchange Tea Party Specialized Lecture②

About the Program

Subject-Specific Classes

Depending on their academic background and interests, participants will join specialized lectures in the natural sciences or humanities

Laboratory Visits

Participants will visit online selected laboratory facilities at Nagoya University to learn about current research and they contributions to knowledge and society.

Cultural Workshops

Participants will join online workshops, conducted by specialists, showcasing Japanese traditional culture including rakugo and traditional flower arrangement.

Social Events with Nagoya University Students

Throughout the program participants will have many chances to meet and talk with Nagoya University students.

Optional Activities

Exchange Sessions

NUSTEP will organize exchange sessions between participants and Nagoya University students.

During these informal sessions, participants can share their interests with both other NUSTEP participants and Nagoya University Students. They will also learn about some of the most popular student club activities on campus.

Nagoya University Facilities Online Campus Tour

Nagoya University students will host an online tour of Nagoya University facilities, including its libraries.

Nagoya University Library:

Online Tour

NUSTEP office will organize online short tour to the tourist spots or the facilities outside Nagoya.

Place: Arimatsu

Place: Toyota Automobile Museum

Online Home Visit

On days with no classes, participants can join the online home visit program. Participants will speak with a Japanese host family to learn about people's daily lives and customs.

The impressions of the online home visit(extracts from the "News Letter" of Hippo Family Club)