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North America

College of Charleston, Japanese Studies Program

Columbia University, IMJS: Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives

Gustavas Adolphus College, Japanese Studies Program

Harvard University, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

Howard University, Minor in Japanese

Kent State University, MA in Japanese Translation

Lincoln University, Minor in Japanese

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT-Japan Program

Middlebury College, Department of Japanese Studies

Montana State University, Japan Studies Minor

North Carolina State University, North Carolina Japan Center

Randolph-Macon College, Japanese Studies Minor

San Diego State University, Japan Studies Institute

Stanford University, Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies

Stony Brook University, Japan Center

The Triangle Center for Japanese Studies (Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University)

University of Alabama, Japanese Program

University of Alaska at Fairbanks, Japanese Studies Program

University of Alberta, Prince Takamado Japan Centre

University of California, Berkeley, Center for Japanese Studies

University of California, Los Angeles, Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies

University of California, San Diego, Japanese Studies Program

University of Hawaii at Hilo, Japanese Studies Program

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Center for Japanese Studies

University of Kentucky, Japan Studies Program

University of Michigan, Center for Japanese Studies

University of Mississippi, Japanese Program

University of Washington, Jackson School of International Studies, Japan Studies Program

Western Michigan University, Soga Japan Center


Ghent University (Belgium), Japan Studies Track

Oxford University, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies

Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures (Norwich, UK)

SOAS University of London (UK), Japan Research Centre

Stockholm School of Economics, European Institute of Japanese Studies


German Institute for Japanese Studies (Tokyo)

Japan Foundation, Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai (Osaka)

Kyushu University, International Master’s Program/International Doctorate in Japanese Humanities

National Institute of Japanese Literature (Tokyo)

National University of Singapore, Department of Japanese Studies

Nichibunken: International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Kyoto)

Tokyo International University, Japan Studies Program

Saitama University, Department of Japanese and Asian Studies

University of Macau, Centre for Japanese Studies


Australian National University, Australia-Japan Research Center

Australian National University, Japan Institute

Monash University, Japanese Studies Centre