William & Mary

For Students


The Japanese section offers a yearly placement exam for students entering the College with prior study of the Japanese language.

Teaching and Research

The program regularly has opportunities for students to work as a teaching assistant in our language and content courses. Click on the link to learn more about about some of the things our students have been doing in the classroom. Our students also have the chance to engage in a range of research opportunities including independent studies, honors theses, and student faculty  research.


See the links to online dictionaries and news sources. Start a daily practice of listening to the Japanese news!

To find out more about Japanese events on campus, visit the Japanese Cultural Association's webpage and check for listings under Asian and Middle Eastern Studies