In today's borderless era, it has become a common option for young people from all over the world to find our university through an Internet search and study IT in Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. Similarly, many Japanese companies have started to use English as their official language, and there are more and more job openings for talented foreign workers. In such an environment, nationality and native language seem to have become less important attributes.
So, is it no longer necessary for international students in the information science field to learn Japanese?As it turns out, this is not the case.In the "Guide to Employment in Japan for International Students 2021" published by the International Student Employment Support Association, a general incorporated association that supports international students in their job hunting activities, the importance of comprehensive Japanese language skills, including both language and communication skills, is repeatedly emphasized. Even if the language required to perform specialized IT work is English, many companies place importance on the ability to communicate in Japanese.Learning a language is also a way to deepen one's understanding of the society and culture where that language is spoken.Join the 130 million-plus Japanese-speaking people and get the key that will open the door to success in Japanese business society.