Poster 115

Japanese students and English Medium Instruction courses: Are we seeing a shift towards non-English-speaking countries?

  • Wednesday 27 Sept
  • Poster area, Level 1, Rotterdam Ahoy

Japanese students are increasingly choosing English Medium Instruction courses in non-English-speaking countries as destinations for study abroad. Even as EMI has grown worldwide, English-speaking countries have long been the top destination for Japanese students. However, with the increase in mobility, this trend is changing. This poster provides an overview of the motivations of Japanese students to study abroad in EMIs and the important points to consider.


  • Teaching, learning and curriculum
    • English medium instruction (EMI)
  • Student and staff mobility
    • Student exchange and study abroad


  • Kumi Matsuzaki, 
    Nagoya University, Japan