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Japanese Language and Culture - BA

Japanese Language and Culture

120 ECTS - BA degree

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The objective of this BA study programme is that students will master the basic concepts, methods and theories in the area of language and culture, economic and national life, history, literature and art, and that they will have a knowledge and understanding of the complexity of Japanese as an oral and written language.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate studies

Icelandic matriculation examination (stúdentspróf: school leaving examination from secondary school), or equivalent qualification. Further information can be found in article 15, regulation on admission requirements for undergraduate study no. 331/2022.

Contact us

The office of School of Humanities is located at the 3rd floor of the Main Building, Sæmundargata 1. Opening hours are from 10-12 and 13-15 on weekdays.

You can call us at +354 5254400 or send us an e-mail at

Our students can use the University Service Desk as the point of access for all service.