Japanese carries you into a world of thoughts and concepts distinct from Indo-European languages.

Its calligraphy dates to Heian times and is based on the kana writing system.

The UCF Department of Modern Languages & Literatures proudly offers a myriad of Japanese language, kanji/kana, and culture courses.

Why study Japanese?

  • Japan has one of the largest economies in the world. Japan also has the largest number of multinational enterprises, making it one of the top countries to do business with.
  • Japan is a world leader in technology, transportation and educations.
  • Japan is one of the best study-abroad destinations in the world because of its ancient culture, welcoming hospitality and low crime rate.


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