Study Abroad at TMU

Japanese Language Courses

All international students at Tokyo Metropolitan University are eligible to take Japanese language courses. Courses are held at the Minami-osawa and Arakawa campuses. The undergraduate students can get credits for Japanese I&II. If you wish to take Japanese language courses, please check your current level of Japanese by yourself using the self-assessment sheet, and choose the courses to take referring course syllabi and class schedule.

〇2022 2nd Semester NEW
Click pdfhere to see the Course Guide and Syllabi of Japanese Language
pdfCourse List of 2022 Fundamental Japanese Courses(2nd Semester)

Information about classrooms is not available on this site.
If you need information about a classroom to attend class, please contact International Affairs Office by visiting office (1st Floor, International House) or sending email.

Please check your Japanse level by Self-Assessment and The List of Key Words for Fundamental Japanese Courses.
pdfSelf-Assessment Sheet

pdfThe List of Key Words for Fundamental Japanese Courses

Levels and class contents

Japanese Language Course Level (Goal) Class contents
Fundamental Japanese I5 (Elementary 1) Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N5 Basic Japanese for beginners
Fundamental Japanese I4 (Elementary 2) Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N4 Simple Japanese used in everyday situations
Fundamental Japanese II3 (Intermediate 1) Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N3 Japanese used in everyday situations Japanese used in everyday situations
Fundamental Japanese II2 (Intermediate 2) Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N2 Japanese used in a variety of circumstances
Fundamental Japanese III1 (Advanced) Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N1 Advanced Japanese used in a variety of circumstances
Fundamental Japanese III1+(Super-Advanced) Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N1 and above Japanese skills for academic porposes
Japanese I (Advanced) Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N1 Integrated study of fundamental academic Japanese
Japanese II (Super-Advanced) Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N1 and above Academic Japanese used in various specific fields
Japanese Workshop From elementary to advanced levels Online lessons from elementary to advanced levels

Registration and earning of credits

Geared toward category Geared toward Registration / Credits
Fundamental Japanese I, II, III International exchange students Students will determine their levels of Jpanese by using a self-assesment sheet and select and register courses right for thieir levels. Credits can be awarded as the international exchange courses.
Graduate students
Research students
No credits earned
No registration required
Japanese I, II Undergraduate students Credits awarded
Course registration required
Japanese Workshop

International exchange students
Graduate students
Research students

No credits earned
No registration required