Providing study abroad opportunities for American and Waseda University students since 1963
For 50 years, undergraduate students in the United States and at Waseda University have become international citizens as they explore Japan and the United States in depth, build language skills, and experience Japanese and U.S. culture through Japan Study.
Established in 1963, Japan Study is one of the oldest and most comprehensive programs in higher education exchange between the United States and Japan. Based at Earlham College, Japan Study links member colleges of the Great Lakes Colleges Association and the Associated Colleges of the Midwest with Waseda University in Tokyo.
Japan Study has made important contributions toward fostering international and intercultural understanding among a thousands of Japanese and American students and faculty members. Participants have gone on to distinguished careers in academics, industry, the arts, and governmental and non-governmental organizations. They play important roles in a wide range of settings linking Japan, the United States, and the rest of the world.