Xinyu Huang, BSIB'16, and friends in Nikko
“Through my year in Japan, I had the chance not only to understand Japanese culture more deeply, but also to dig into the professional context in Japan. This year really extended the path for my future career by offering more potential opportunities,” says Xinyu Huang, BSIB'16, who is pictured with friends in an historic telephone booth in Nikko, Japan.

Japan: Study in Northeastern Tokyo

Students who study Japanese on this track will spend the expatriate year at Rikkyo University in Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1874 as St. Paul's University, the campus is located in the commercial Ikebukuro district of northeastern Tokyo. The Rikkyo University was established in April 2006, representing the culmination of a 100-year tradition of commerce-related education at Rikkyo University. The college aims to cultivate business professionals with the global values required to succeed in the global climate of the 21st century.

BSIB students are able to select coursework from the course offerings according to their specific curriculum needs. Some of the courses that may be taken include: Economics, Finance, Chinese/Japanese Politics, Chinese/Japanese Language. All course work is conducted in English. 

Students who choose to study Japanese spend the expatriate year at the partner university in Japan. All coursework at this partner university is conducted in English. The dual degree option is not available on this track.

Study OptionsTermGPALanguages
Single SemesterFall or Spring2.5English, Japanese Options
Year-long ImmersionFall Only2.5English, Japanese Options