Nagasaki University of Foreign Studies is one of seven foreign language universities in Japan, offering four-year degrees in English, Japanese, Chinese, French, German, and Spanish, as well as semester and academic year study abroad programs for both Japanese and international students. The campus is located on the northern edge of Nagasaki city with a scenic view of Omura Bay and the Togitsu neighborhood. Founded in 1945, NUFS continues the proud tradition of a city which opened Dutch and Chinese trade in the Edo period and now has served as a window to the world for more than 400 years.
If this is your first visit to the NUFS website, begin with the Guide Video, Message from the President, and Campus Guide to become familiar with the university's philosophy and layout. Browse the Faculty Members section to learn about the background and experience of the NUFS instructors. For a personal perspective, see NUFS 1-on-1 to watch and read interviews with university students, staff, and faculty. Then, turn to Campus Life to learn about the year-round activities and events at the university. Finally, examine the Study Abroad section for specific details about studying in Nagasaki.
For students from English-speaking countries, the JASIN: Japan Studies in Nagasaki program is the most popular study abroad program at NUFS, with courses in English and Japanese and the opportunity to live with a host family or in a modern dormitory close to campus. Students from any college or university in North America, as well as from NUFS international partner universities, are eligible to apply.
We hope you will find the information on the NUFS website valuable and that you will consider joining us in Nagasaki. In the meantime, bookmark the News & Events page or use our RSS, Facebook, and Twitter feeds to stay current with NUFS activities. If you have any questions about studying abroad or the university in general, please contact the International Center (firstname.lastname@example.org) at your convenience.International Center