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University of Pittsburgh: Institution Main

Research access guide for the University of Pittsburgh.

Overview

About the University of Pittsburgh:

Founded in 1787 as the Pittsburgh Academy, the research institution became the University of Pittsburgh in 1908 after several name changes.

The University began collecting Chinese works in 1960 and Japanese works in 1965.

Resources & Facilities

Institution

Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Founded: 1787
Type: public university
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Website: www.pitt.edu

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Japanese Studies

Undergraduate Studies

  • The Department of East Asian Language and Literature offers a B.A. in Japanese.
  • The Department of East Asian Language and Literature offers a certificate program in the Japanese language.
  • The Asian Studies Center offers an undergraduate certificate in Asian Studies.
  • Those interested in applying to the undergraduate programs at the University of Pittsburgh should visit their Office of Admissions page.

Graduate Studies

  • The Asian Studies Center offers a M.A. with a concentration on East Asia.
  • The Asian Studies Center offers a graduate certificate in Asian Studies.
  • Those interested in obtaining graduate-level degrees in Japan-related studies from other departments should visit those departments' pages separately.
  • Those interested in applying to the graduate programs at the University of Pittsburgh should visit their Graduate & Professional Admissions page.

Other Academics

  • The Asian Studies Center offers a certificate and an advanced certificate in Asian Studies.
  • The University of Pittsburgh employs 40 faculty and academic staff in Japan-related positions.
  • The University offers a study abroad program for one semester, one academic year, or one full year.
  • Japan-related courses are taught outside of the Department of East Asian Language and Literature in the following areas: anthropology, art history, cultural studies, history, history of art & architecture, political science, public & international affairs, and religious studies.

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