Meiji University - Exchange

City: Tokyo Country: Japan

Meiji University Website


What Meiji has to offer:

  • One of the largest and most prestigious universities in Japan
  • Has a variety of academic disciplines; including Commerce, Law, Political Science, Economics, Arts, Letters, Science, Agriculture, and Global Japanese Studies
  • Spread over four campuses - Surugadai, Izumi, Ikuta, and Nakano - all located in the heart of Tokyo, the capital of Japan
  • Its students have a reputation of being energetic, positive-minded, and extremely active - an easy feat when the school boasts an athletic field complete with a 400-meter all-weather track, a rugby field, a soccer field, an American football field, a hockey field, an archery field, and a training camp facility
  • Has a museum exclusively dedicated to anime and manga!
  • Meiji has a great website with videos and other resources describing their school and the experience that international students can expect.
  • 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:

Fall term equivalent: August - February

Winter term equivalent: March - July

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

PLEASE NOTE:  Meiji University will NOT accept students whose sole nationality is Japanese for the exchange.

See Eligibility.

Course Information

Language of Instruction: English, Japanese

Field of Study: All with the exception of Law and graduate-level Accounting

Students wanting to take academic (not language) classes mainly in Japanese will need to have Japanese language proficiency set by each faculty or school at Meiji. Through the link just provided please refer to Application Guidelines document for the various Japanese language proficiencies that you might be required to demonstrate.

For general Meiji University Course information please use the link just provided to refer to Meiji's fact sheet.

Meiji University Credit Information


Meiji University Accommodation - refer to Meiji's fact sheet through the link provided in this section.

Program Contact

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Funding Opportunities 

Students receive on average between $1,400-$2,000 in funding.

Over 80% of students who apply get funding.

Education Abroad Awards