Japan is one of the world’s top economies and one of America’s most important trading partners, home to exciting new technologies and rich classical and pop cultures. The Japanese program at UW-Madison is considered to be one of the best programs in the United States and is well known for its quality and effectiveness. Program faculty provides expertise in a wide range of fields, including Japanese language pedagogy, Japanese linguistics, classical Japanese language, and Japanese literature and visual culture from their beginnings in the eighth century down to the present day in a transnational context.

Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Rachel Weiss, rweiss@wisc.edu

Intro Class:
E ASIAN 103: First Semester Japanese or E ASIAN 123: Elementary Japanese I

Live in Nihongo Hausu, the Japanese House in the International Learning Community.

Affordable non-credit language classes offered on campus in the evenings, on the weekends and in the summer. Learn more

Fridays 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Room 206, Van Hise Hall
Contact: uwmadsonjp@gmail.com
*designed for intermediate or higher level students