The Program in Japanese Studies coordinates a variety of campus offerings dealing with the language, history, culture, and political economy of Japan. The program is especially strong in the area of modern and contemporary Japan. In addition to courses availabe in the Departments of Anthropology, Economics, History, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Political Science, Sociology, Theatre and Dance and Visual Arts, qualified undergraduates may also enroll in Japan-related courses in the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies with consent of instructors.
Japanese Language Placement Testing is now offered online. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Apply for the WI15 JAPN TA position during the application period: from September 29, 2014 through November 3, 2014. Click here for more information.
The 2014-15 Joseph Naiman Graduate Fellowship in Japanese Studies have been selected. Congratulations to the following awardees:
Visit the Graduate page to learn more and prepare for the 2015 -16 applications.
Congratulations to the 2013-14 Japanese National Honor Society Inductees: Alyeska Juarez, Alyssa Grant, Jessica Nguyen, Erik Chen, Lei Lee
Fall 2014 Schedule now Available
Updates coming soon.
Are you interested in taking a Japanese language course at UCSD?
Get information on the placement exam.
Would you like to receive news and events about our program? Join the Japanese Studies Mailing List!
Email Japan@ucsd.edu and request to be added to our email list.
The Japanese National Honor Society - College Chapter (JNHS-CC) recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence in the study of the Japanese language. For detailed info, go to Language -> Japanese National Honor Society.