Prepare to travel or work in Japan, or to welcome Japanese visitors, with an introduction to the Japanese language and Japan's fascinating culture.

Our Japanese instructors provide unique insights into the nuances of the formal and informal ways of contemporary Japan as well as its traditional culture. The Japanese writing system of hiragana is introduced at Level I, katakana at Level II, and kanji at the intermediate and advanced levels.

We offer courses in Japanese from introductory to advanced. Not sure which level is right for you? Read our overview of course language levels to find the level that suits your experience and skills.

Courses and Programs


Course Name
Japanese Advanced (AJ050)   
Japanese Beginner 1 (AJ010)   
Japanese Beginner 2 (AJ020)   
Japanese Lower Intermediate and Intermediate (AJ040)