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Research access guide for the University of Rochester.


About the University of Rochester:

Founded in 1850, the University of Rochester is a top-tier research institution. The River Campus, constructed in 1930, is home to the River Campus Libraries, the School of Arts and Sciences, the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the Simon School of Business, and the Warner School of Education.

The Japanese and Chinese languages are taught by the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures alongside French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.

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Institution: University of Rochester
Founded: 1850
Type: research university
Locations: Rochester, NY

Japanese Studies

Undergraduate Studies

  • The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures offers a B.A. with concentrations in Japanese and East Asian Studies.
  • The Multidisciplinary Studies Center offers a B.A. in East Asian Studies.
  • For more information on applying to the University of Rochester's undergraduate programs, please consult its Admissions and Financial Aid page.

Other Academic Information

  • The university employs ten academic faculty and staff in Japan-related positions.
  • Japan-related courses are taught in the following fields: history and modern languages and cultures.
  • A certificate program is offered interdepartmentally.

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