Graduate School of
Language, Communication, and Culture

Graduate School

Better Communication for a Better World

This is an independent graduate school based in the Language Center. In the first term, students improve their language communication capabilities, a key to research, and carry out specialized research into languages. There are eight programs: Linguistic Science, which analyzes language and its use; Language and Cultural Studies (Regional Cultural Studies Program/Interdisciplinary Multilingual and Multicultural Studies Program/Media and Drama Studies Program), which studies the deep relationship between language and culture; Language Education, which researches the theories and practices of language learning; and Japanese-language education(Academic Program /Professional Program /Japanese Studies Double-Degree Program), which researches the theories and practices of Japanese language learning. Linguistic Science program and Language Education program are offered both in the daytime and the evening for the benefit of people working in the daytime. Japanese-language ability will be required in the entrance examination. 


Nishinomiya Uegahara Campus