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Japanese Studies at UCLA

Graduate Studies

Within the past decade UCLA has significantly expanded its programs in Japanese studies. It now provides graduate students with a multi-faceted approach to Japan that includes language study, departmental specializations, and programmatic approaches that cut across departments. A distinguished faculty, an established Center for Japanese Studies, and one of the best libraries in the United States (which includes 143,000 volumes of Japanese materials), all serve to create a dynamic environment for students seeking to carry out advanced studies in the Japan field. Learn more »

Bachelor of Arts in Japanese

For undergraduates the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures offers a program leading to the B.A. degree in Japanese, in which the emphasis is on the language and culture of Japan. Learn more »