The graduate program is offered by the two institutions:
(1) The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Urawa(JFJLI)
(2) The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies(GRIPS)
The program is designed to provide teachers of the Japanese-language working abroad and government officials who have experience in teaching the Japanese-language abroad and are expected to be leaders of the academic world of Japanese-language education in their own countries , with an opportunity to obtain a Master’s degree in one year.
✰ Teaching experience: 2 years and above
✰ Japanese proficiency: JLPT N1
✰ Age: Below 45 years old
✰ Master of Japanese Language and Culture
✰ Master of Japanese Language Education
Curriculum: Three fields
① Japanese language;
② Language teaching;
③ Society, culture, and regional studies
Course (Conducted in Japanese language):
✰ Methods of Japanese Teaching;
✰ Research on Second Language Acquisition;
✰ Teacher Education;
✰ Education and Culture in Modern Japan;
✰ Special Theme Research, etc.
The Japan Foundation will cover the following expenses:
✰ Air tickets, Tuition at GRIPS, Accommodations (in the JFJLI), Meals, Reseach activities etc.
✰✰✰Application Dateline: 1 December 2017✰✰✰