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Research access guide for Princeton University.

Overview

About Princeton University:

Founded in 1746 as the College of New Jersey, it was moved to Princeton in 1756 and renamed Princeton University in 1896 when the college gained university status.

East Asian Studies began being taught in the Department of Oriental Languages and Literatures in 1927. Japanese language was first taught in 1960, when the first Japan-focused professor was hired at Princeton. The Department of Oriental Languages and Literatures became the Department of East Asian Studies and the Department of Near Eastern Studies in 1969.

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Institution

Institution: Princeton University
Founded: 1746
Type: private university
Locations: Princeton, NJ
Website: princeton.edu

Japanese Studies

Undergraduate Studies

  • The B.A. in East Asian Studies is offered by the Department of East Asian Studies.
  • Language certificates are offered by the Department of East Asian Studies.
  • The International Internship Program offers internships in China for undergraduate students in the East Asian Department.
  • For information on applying to the undergraduate programs at Princeton University, please consult their Undergraduate Admission page.

Graduate Studies

  • Several Ph.D. programs are offered by the Department of East Asian Studies.
  • For East Asia Studies-related graduate programs in other departments, please consult those individual departments' websites.
  • For information on applying to the graduate programs at Princeton University, please consult their Graduate School Admission page.

Other Academic Information

  • Princeton University employs 27 academic faculty and staff in Japan-related positions.
  • Japan-related courses are taught outside the Department of East Asian Studies in the following fields: art, archaeology, anthropology, comparative literature, environmental studies, history, humanities, music, politics, and religion.

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