Center for Japanese Language Education,the University of Tokyo

Special Themed Seminar

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This Special Themed Seminar will cover a specific topic for a set amount of days. Some sample topics include "hiragana,” “katakana,” Introduction to kanji (beginner),”“Keego (advanced),” and “presentations in Japanese (advanced).”

The topics offered are subject to change with each semester.



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Potential Applicants / Selection


For international students (graduate and research students) at UTokyo.

*Some seminars are also open to foreign researchers at UTokyo other than international students.

No selection criteria are applied, but if your level and aims do not match the course, you may be not be permitted to enroll.  See the details on application documents.


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Courses Period    


[2018.2.13] The courses have finished.





Term Period



Academic Japanese

February 5(Mon.), 6(Tue.) and

9(Fri.), 2018




You Can Do It!

Tips on Reading

Japanese Kanji for

Kanji background students

Intermediate to


February 5(Mon.) ~ 7(Wed.), 2018




Speak well and Listen

better Japanese for

Intermediate Learners


February 5(Mon.) ~ 7(Wed.), 2018




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    How to apply


    (1) Download and fill in the application form.


    (2) Bring and submit (1) to the International Support Group, The Education and Student Support Department (Faculty of Science Bldg. 1[East], 1F (Hongo Campus)) by the deadline. (A proxy may apply on behalf of the applicant.)

    * Deadline of Registration is depend on the seminar. See the application documents.

    * Please bring your official Student ID/Staff ID Card issued by UTokyo*

      If you have not yet been issued your ID card, please bring an official document stamped by the dean of your school/institute/hospital, which shows that you have been officially accepted by the University of Tokyo. If you do not have such a document, please prepare a certificate of acceptance stamped by the dean of your school/institute/hospital.?    -> sample form download


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    * Notes on Attendance Certification and Completion Certification


    The Special Themed Seminar does not provide a certificate, so please be aware.



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