Study Abroad at Nanzan University

Asia Japan Nagoya

With a clear eye on the future, Nanzan relies on its founding tenet: Hominis Dignitati—for the dignity of all human beings. A Christian institution, it champions respect for all, regardless of diversity, and empowers you to “become a power in and for the world.” Programs are challenging, and you study alongside likeminded classmates in an encouraging, motivated community in the welcoming city of Nagoya.

Rankings: Globally Recognized

About IES Abroad Nagoya Center

Nagoya’s IES Abroad Center is on Nanzan University’s beautiful, wooded campus, with stunning views across Nagoya city. Here, you get outstanding Japanese tuition and language support in a modern environment with access to a vast library and The Japan Plaza, the Japanese language practice center. The center’s student clubs encourage you to experience Japanese art such as calligraphy and tea ceremonies and immerse yourself in both modern and traditional Japanese culture.   

Unparalleled Access

We know your destination and host university inside and out

Total Support

We manage your housing, insurance, application - the entire adventure

24/7 Health & Safety Coverage

Our experts are available around-the-clock for support when you need it

In It For You

As a registered US not-for-profit, it's our mission that drives us

We've Seen It All

For over 70 years we have curated world-class study abroad experiences

Official Associations

Over 300 of the world's best universities trust our study abroad expertise

In a challenging, enthralling academic environment in central Japan, you can study at Nanzan University. Cooperation and developing broader international perspectives are part of every program and every class, so you have the opportunity to excel on a global stage. In small classes, your understanding of the culture and language of Japan develops, and you make friendships and memories to last a lifetime.

Student Health & Safety

We champion health, safety, and security. As part of IES Abroad, the largest study abroad organization in the United States, we have set the standard for health and safety in study abroad for decades. We plan for the ‘what if’, so you can get on with the experience of a lifetime.
International Health Insurance

International health insurance included in the cost of your program

24/7 Emergency Phone Support

Total coverage to support you while traveling and in your new city

Location-Specific Information

Health and safety information prepared based on your destination

Health In Your Language

Highly trained multilingual staff to connect you to healthcare providers

Secure Housing

Quality, safe, secure housing within close proximity to your classes

Dedicated Expertise

Protection by a Dean of Students Office advocating for your interests

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