Chiba University - Exchange

City: Chiba Country: Japan

Chiba University Website


What Chiba has to offer:


  • One of the largest universities in Japan
  • Conveniently located in the Tokyo metropolitan area, near the Boso Peninsula and Tokyo Bay - offering both the excitement and convenience of a major metropolitan city and the calm beauty and nature of the suburbs
  • Famous for the Chiba Urban Monorail, the longest suspended monorail in the world!
  • Nearby popular destinations include: Kasori Shellmound, the largest shell-mound in the world, Inage Beach, the first artificial beach in the nation which forms part of the longest artificial beach in Japan, and the Chiba City Zoological Park, home of the red panda Futa
  • Check out the Chiba University promotional video
  • Yuichi Kurimoto Award for Japan Business Students: Bachelor of Commerce students may be eligible for a fully funded experience. Award value will be dependent on the length of the program and program costs.

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Fall, Winter, Full Year

Term Dates:

Semester 1: April - August

Semester 2: October - February

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

Undergraduate students can only participate in this exchange during their 3rd or higher year of a UAlberta program.

Students can participate in either the Liberal Arts Program or the Japanese Studies Program. Participation in the Liberal Arts Program requires at least 50 contact hours of Japanese language instruction at UAlberta or 50 hours of self-learning. Participation in the Japanese Studies Program require Japanese language proficiency at least equivalent to the N2 of JLPT.

See Eligibility.

Course Information

Language of Instruction: English, Japanese

Field of Study: All with the exception of Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing for the J-PAC undergraduate exchange program

Chiba University Course Information

Chiba University Credit Information


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Funding Opportunities 

Students receive on average between $1,200-$1,800 in funding.

Over 70% of students who apply get funding.

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