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University of Pennsylvania: Institution Main

Research access guide for the University of Pennsylvania.

Overview

About the University of Pennsylvania:

Founded in 1740 by Benjamin Franklin, the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) is one of the foremost research institutions in the nation.

East Asian courses began in the 18th century under the title of the Orient. Lanugage courses are taught in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Cantonese, Taiwanese, Vietnamese, and Thai.

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Institution

Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Founded: 1740
Type: private university
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Website: www.upenn.edu

Japanese Studies

Undergraduate Studies

  • The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations offers a B.A. in East Asian studies with a concentration in Japanese.
  • The Center for East Asian Studies offers a B.A. in East Asian Studies.
  • The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations offers a minor in Japanese.
  • Those interested in applying to the undergraduate programs at the University of Pennsylvania should consult their undergraduate admissions page.

Graduate Studies

  • The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations offers a M.A. in East Asian Humanities.
  • The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations offers a Ph.D. in Japanese.
  • The Law Department offers a specialized concentration in East Asian law.
  • Those interested in Japan-related graduate degrees from other departments should consult the individual departments' websites.
  • Those interested in applying to the graduate programs at the University of Pennsylvania should consult their graduate admissions page.

Other Academics

  • The University of Pennsylvania employs 25 academic faculty and staff in Japan-related positions.
  • The University offers study abroad opportunities for summer semesters, as well as one- or two-semester periods.
  • Japan-related courses are taught outside the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations in the following subjects: art history, Asian American studies, comparative literature, English, history, law, political science, religious studies, sociology, and women's studies.

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