The Japanese Department

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The Japanese Department began enrolling undergraduate students of Japanese major in 2002. At present, Japanese Department is consisted of 10 in-service teachers. They all have earned their master’s degrees or doctor’s degrees. Most of them have the experiences either as students or as lecturers or visiting scholars in Japan. Furthermore, the Japanese Department keeps hiring several Japanese teachers every year to teach undergraduate students. The students are supposed to learn basic Japanese culture and literature during their four-year study. And they are also given comprehensive knowledge cultivation.


Educational Goal

The Japanese Department is making efforts to train Japanese majors with overall skills of using Japanese and solid foundation of Japanese language and culture. The Japanese Department expects that they become competent talents qualified for Japanese-related jobs. After graduation, they are expected to be equipped with rich storage of professional knowledge. Also, they should acquire the ability of using Japanese language in a certain degree. They should be able to understand Japanese culture and Japan’s society. The Japanese Department also makes several basic requirements for Japanese majors to make sure they are qualified for graduation. The requirements are as follows:

(1) The ability of understanding Japanese and expressing themselves in Japanese

(2) An understanding of Japanese language and culture.

(3) The ability to skillfully using Japanese to make intercultural communication.

(4) Comprehensive understanding of Sino-Japan relations.

Years of Study and Credits

Generally, the length of schooling for each Japanese major is four years. Since flexible educational system is adopted in Lanzhou University, Japanese majors are also allowed to complete their studies in different phases. Besides, all Japanese majors are required to obtain at least 150 credits for the courses before graduation.

Main Courses

Basic Japanese, Japanese Visual-Audio-Oral Course, Japanese Extensive Reading, Japanese Translation, Japanese Interpretation

Special Program

History of Japanese Philosophy, Theory of Sino-Japan Relations








Contact Us

Add: School of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Lanzhou University,
South Tianshui Road, 222, Lanzhou, Gansu, P. R. China, 730000
Tel: 0931-8912270
E-mail: yangchun@lzu.edu.cn
Fax: 0931-8912270

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