There is lots of temples in Kyoto

Practical tips for fellow-students

こんにちは! ヽ(・∀・)ノ In today’s post, I want to share some practical advice for those students who want to go to Ryukoku university for exchange! Let’s go! About getting a visa and drawing up the documents I already told here Now I want to tell about study in Ryukoku university, courses etc. It is difficult to…

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About Ryukoku University (Orientation week)

Ryukoku University (龍谷大学) is a private university in Kyoto. The University was founded as a school for Buddhist monks of the Nishi Hongan-ji denomination in 1639, and became a secularized university in 1876. It has three campuses: Fukakusa and Omiya in Kyoto; and Seta in Shiga prefecture. Ryukoku University’s global campus, with approximately 500 international…

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Price level

こんにちは!!! Today I want to discuss about prices in Japan. Before I came to Japan, I heard that food and transport prices in Japan are very high. On some products, prices are indeed higher, but mostly they are the same as in Finland or even less. 1 JPY is 0,0076 EUR. Let’s start! At first,…

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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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Practical arrangements

Hi everyone!! Today, in my first post as a blogger, I want to tell you a little about practical arrangements regarding the trip to Japan. After I received a message on the approval of the exchange, I began to look for information about what courses the university offers for exchange students. Unfortunately, it is not…

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