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Contributing to a globalized society
JIU educates students to become specialized working professionals, educators and researchers who can contribute to the international forum making full use of current research and bridging the gap between theory and practice.
Global Communication at JIU
In order to achieve successful communication, it is necessary to possess not only linguistic knowledge, but also a thorough understanding of the culture from which a given language comes. JIU's Global Communication courses in the Graduate School of Humanities aim to provide students with experience in cultural diversity, instruction in the intricacies of cultural exchange, and the management skills and specialized knowledge necessary to become leaders in the fields of Japanese language education, translation/interpretation, and TESOL.
Students will leave this program with a sophisticated understanding of intercultural differences, specialized linguistic knowledge, and the practical skills to apply this knowledge in their chosen field of expertise.