Shizuoka University - Exchange

City: Shizuoka Country: Japan

Shizuoka University Website


What Shizuoka has to offer:

  • One of Japan's national universities
  • Has a variety of academic disciplines; including the humanities and social sciences, education, informatics, science, engineering, and agriculture
  • Japanese language and culture classes for international students according to each student's skill level
  • Is distributed across two campuses: Shizuoka Campus and Hamamatsu Campus
  • Former professor, Kenjiro Takayanagi, is considered to be the father of television technology!
  • Shizuoka offers various activities to help international students adjust to life in Japan including opportunities to meet and socialize with Japanese students, field trips and ski tours
  • Check out Shizuoka's 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:

Fall term equivalent: October - March

Winter term equivalent: April - August

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

See Eligibility.

Course Information

Language of Instruction: Japanese

Field of Study: All

Shizuoka University Japanese Language Course Information

Shizuoka University Credit Information


Shizuoka University Accommodation

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