NUSTEPNagoya University Short-Term Japanese Language Program

Spring 2022: Online Program Overview & Application

(PDF file)
Program period
February 3 – February 16, 2022
Program capacity
50 Students
Applicants should be currently enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate student in a university with an academic exchange agreement with Nagoya University. Applicants should have an Intermediate or Advanced level of Japanese proficiency (The level of JLPT N2/N3 or CEFR A2/B1).
  • 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
Participation fee
30,000 JPN YEN
Application documents

Application Information Spring 2022
NUSTEP Schedule Spring 2022
Responsible person and Applicants Spring 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 (Those who would like to request a online home visit)
Application Period
November 16 – January 10, 2022 *The closing date 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 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.

Program Schedulew

* 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~
Study of Japan ②(Career in Japan)

Online Home Visit
Japanese 3 Japanese 5 The appeals of Aichi Prefecture
10:30 - 12:00 Opening Ceremony
Japanese 2 Japanese 4 Japanese 6 Specialized Lecture②
12:00 - 12:10 Lunch Meeting Lunch Meeting

Lunch break Lunch break
13:30 - 15:00 Cross Cultural Exchange Session Study of Japan①
(Tradition and Culture)
Online Tour① Online Tour② Campus Tour
Campus Life Introduction
Exchange Session with NU Students
15:15 - 16:45 NUSTEP Exchange Session
Specialized Lecture① Students Exchange Tea Party
JP time Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 Day 14
8:45 - 10:15 Japanese 7 Japanese 9 10:30~
Holiday Event

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

Lunch break
Lunch break
13:30 - 15:00 Study of Japan③ Laboratory Online Tour:
Disaster Mitigation Research
Study of Japan④ (Rakugo and Japanese Language) Self Study Farewell Exchange Session

Closing Ceremony
15:15 - 16:45 Students Exchange Tea Party NU Information Session

About the Online Program

Specialized Lecture

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 kimono and rakugo or origami.

Nagoya University Facilities Online Campus Tour

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

Nagoya University Library:

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.

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