Living conditions and accommodation

Almost all exchange students live in the International house of Ryukoku University.It is very close to the university (300 meters). Also, near is Keihan Line Fukakusa station, Subway Karasuma Line Kuinabashi station and JR Inari station. The location of the dormitory is very convenient. Also nearby there are several round-the-clock grocery stores and attractions, for…

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About Japanese language

Good evening! About two weeks before the start of my study in Japan, I received a letter in which students were asked to start learning Japanese writing system before arriving to Japan. So, Modern Japanese is written in a mixture of three basic scripts: Kanji — which are Chinese symbols , Hiragana and Katakana — two phonetic alphabets (syllables). I…

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