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Welcome to IUC The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies provides an intensive 10-month training program in advanced Japanese for a select number of undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students.

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News & Events

The Toshizo Watanabe Foundation Donates $10 Million to the IUC

IUC received a $10 million endowment gift from the Toshizo Watanabe Foundation. The donation represents the largest in the 54-year history of the IUC, and establishes the Toshizo Watanabe Fellows Program, providing scholarships for IUC students.

The IUC welcomes our new Managing Director!

Kevin Singleton will spearhead curricular innovation initiatives as well as efforts to enhance student support, alumni relations, and public outreach.

Celebrate 50 years of IUC!

2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the IUC. Over the last five decades the IUC has made an indelible mark on the international understanding of Japan. Learn more about our illustrious alumni. Commemorative gifts are welcome!

Expanded Nippon Foundation Fellows Program Continues!

The Nippon Foundation Fellows Program will once again accept applications from PhD/MA/MS/MBA/JD scholars for the 2018-19 academic year.

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