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Nagoya

Japan

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Yearning to immerse yourself in Japanese language and history near the heart of cultural Japan?

Join us and study abroad Nagoya. The fourth-largest city and the hub of Japanese manufacturing industries in Japan has plenty of festivals, traditional arts, and sports to enjoy.

Be sure to visit Nagoya Castle and Atsuta Shrine, two beautiful and culturally significant landmarks, to help you gain a better understanding of Nagoya, where there is truly something for everyone.

Experience all this city has to offer whether through direct enrollment or intensive language study, as this thriving city becomes your classroom.

Programs

Nagoya Direct Enrollment - Nanzan University

Nagoya
,
Japan
Length: 
Spring 2019, Fall 2019
Language prerequisites: 
1 semester of college-level Japanese
Estimated Cost: 
$20,500
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Nagoya Summer - Language & Culture

Nagoya
,
Japan
Length: 
Summer 2019
Language prerequisites: 
1 semester of college-level Japanese
Estimated Cost: 
$6,600
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Nagoya's Top Five

Go to the Nagoya Castle

Constructed in 1612, this breathtaking castle is worth a visit. Be sure to see the golden tiger-headed carp on the top castle roof.

See the Atsuta Shrine

Known as Atsuta-ku or Miya, this important Shinto shrine is one of the greatest centers of worship—its also home to more than 70 ceremonies and festivals every year.

Take in the View at the Higashiyama Sky Tower

Located in the Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens, the tower features awe-inspiring views of the city—don’t forget your camera!

Unwind at the Tokugawa Art Museum & Garden

Explore the treasures of the art museum—think samurai armor and swords, tea utensils, Noh masks, and much more—then visit the beautiful Japanese gardens next door.

Visit the Osu Kannon Temple & Osu Shopping District

Stop by the popular Buddhist temple to see the wooden statue of Kannon, the goddess of mercy, then head to the nearby shopping area that is home to more than 1,200 businesses, old and new.

The Latest from Nagoya

Feb 28 10:01am
Nagoya

Food & Friendships in Nagoya!

by Lesli

Just another update about my life in Nagoya. This time it's about food and how food is my go-to plan with friends. Going out to eat in Japan is very popular!

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Feb 21 12:52am
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Trip to Hiroshima, Miyajima, and Himeji

by Lesli

For those curious about IES Abroad Nagoya field trips!

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Jan 30 7:43am
Nagoya

Shopping, Identity, and Making Friends: Japan Edition

by Lesli

Just an update on IES Nagoya at Nanzan University as well as some thoughts on my Mexican-American identity while in Japan.

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Jan 13 5:24am
Nagoya

Post-Landing Adventure: IES Abroad Orientation

by Lesli

A field trip in Inuyama during the IES Abroad Nagoya Orientation.

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Jan 5 1:55am
Nagoya

Last-minute Nerves, Packing, and Japan?

by Lesli

When I applied to IES Abroad - Nagoya in the summer, it seemed pretty far into the future. Throughout the fall semester, after receiving my admittance, I still didn't register what it meant. The past 48 hours have been unreal. I realized that I am going to JAPAN. Yes, I am going to an Asian country with only a year and half of language study under my belt, and no guarantees that there will be another Latinx student at Nanzan University with me. 

What? 

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