Facts & figures
- #1 in Australia
- #26 in the world
- 2018 QS World University Rankings
Facts & figures
We conduct teaching and research in Japanese modern and pre-modern history, language, society and literature. Our students acquire a combination of language proficiency and an in-depth understanding of cultural difference, enabling professional opportunities in a number of areas ranging from international business to government and non-government organisations.
The University’s East Asian Collection includes over 120,000 titles consisting of primary and secondary sources from China, Japan and Korea. The library also boasts a rich collection of books on Japanese art and art history.
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Our strengths in research cover the following areas:
Our advanced exchange programs provide life-changing experiences in Japan where students exercise their language skills and develop an understanding of cultural intricacies first hand.
Visit the What's On calendar to see our upcoming events and seminars.
The 12th Inoue Yasushi Award for Outstanding Research in Japanese Literature, Culture and Art in Australia and New Zealand
When: Friday 9 November 2018, 6pm
Where: Old Geology Lecture Theatre, Edgeworth David Building, Science Rd, University of Sydney
Join us as we present the award to the 2018 winner, Associate Professor Roy Starrs (University of Otago), author of Deadly Dialectics: Sex, Violence, and Nihilism in the World of Yukio Mishima. Associate Professor Starrs will introduce the film Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (Paul Schrader, 1985).