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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: 
Fall 2018, Spring 2019
Language prerequisites: 
1 semesters of college-level Japanese
Estimated Cost: 
$20,100
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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.

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Nagoya

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by IES Abroad

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Nagoya

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Nagoya

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by Payton

Gradually, I’ve been adjusting. To the 14 hour time difference, the food, to constantly hearing English instead of Japanese, to driving a car instead of riding the subway, and to not seeing a conbini on every corner. For the past five months, I have embraced a lifestyle far different from the American Midwest, and though I’m excited to see my friends and family, there are things I deeply miss and habits that seemed to be deeply ingrained into me now.

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Nagoya

The Great Phone Debate: Pocket Wifi or SIM Card?

by Payton

Before I left for my adventures abroad, there was a lot of preparation materials and questions I had, one of the most pressing was: What is the best plan for my cell phone?

Naturally, all IES Abroad students are required to have working cell phones while abroad; and for good reason. Not only is everything going to be unfamiliar, but Google Maps will be your friend when it comes to navigating the public transport systems at the beginning of the semester.

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Nagoya

Study Abroad Housing: Alumni Share Benefits of Homestays, Apartments & Residence Halls

by IES Abroad

Hear from some of the IES Abroad Ambassadors, recent alumni who volunteer to share advice and answer questions about their study abroad experience, how their study abroad housing became their homes.

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