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JF Nihongo Courses

JFLA’s Japanese classes in Los Angeles

Learning Resources

Study Japanese online with these resources

Schools which teach Japanese

Searchable directory of all kinds of schools

Universities which teach Japanese

Searchable directory of universities in America and Canada with Japanese courses, majors, minors

Schools which teach AP Japanese

Searchable database of schools which teach official AP courses (search for Japanese)

Japanese Language Camp for Youth (by Concordia Japanese Language Village 森の池)


AATJ/JFLA Collaboration project for
#みんなでがんばりマスク (Minna de Ganbarimasuku) Project!!

American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ) and JFLA worked on a project throughout the month of May with the goal of uniting and encouraging Japanese language learners during this difficult time. It was through our Instagram (www.instagram.com/jflalc)! 



going to japan

Studying in Japan

Information on study abroad in Japan

Studying at Japanese Universities course

Online course by the University of Tokyo. Some content is free.

Financial Aid for Study in Japan

List of study abroad scholarships compiled by the American Association of Teachers of Japanese

Japanese Language Program for Specialists in Cultural & Academic Fields

Grant for academic specialists to study Japanese intensively in Japan


Study abroad program archive. Choose "Country: Japan"


Search for study abroad scholarships and grants by country

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs: Exchange Programs

Search for study abroad exchange programs affiliated with the US Department of State



test my proficiency level

Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)

A test offered worldwide on December 1 every year

AP Japanese Language and Culture Exam

Pass this exam and get college credit at many universities

National Japanese Exam (NJE)

Online test for high school and college students

J-CAT Japanese Language Test

Online adaptive test, based on JLPT levels

STAMP Test by Avant Assessment

Online test for Grades 3 through University

Business Japanese Proficiency Test (BJT)

Test your business-level Japanese

Kanji Kentei

A kanji test taken mostly by native speakers


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