Teaching Japanese as a Second Language Program

 This Program develops Japanese language education researchers who have sophisticated expertise and research ability for Japanese language education, Japanese language itself, and Japanese culture, and who are capable of conducting Japanese language education research in a higher education organization at home and abroad, and are capable of educating pupils, students, and working adults to enable them to work as a bridge between countries and contribute to the construct of a peaceful society.

 In the first semester of the doctoral program, students develop the expertise and research skills required for practical research regarding Japanese language education in the specialized subjects.

In the second semester of the doctoral program, students explore various problems regarding Japanese language education to acquire ability required for autonomously advancing the research based on expertise and research skills that they obtained in the first semester.