Waseda University - Exchange

City: Tokyo Country: Japan

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What Waseda has to offers:

  • Waseda University has a diverse selection of undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • It is the second oldest private university in Japan and has a strong reputation amongst Japanese universities.
  • On campus recreational opportunities include intramural sports and clubs.
  • Waseda University has the largest number of international students among all Japanese universities.
  • 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: Spring, Fall, Full Year

Term Dates:

Semester 1: March - August

Semester 2: September - February

PLEASE NOTE: Exchanges to any of Waseda's Science and Engineering Schools are for 1 term only; they will not accept applications for year-long exchanges.

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

Most of the schools at Waseda require a 3.1 cumulative GPA but 3.6 if you wish to take courses in the School of Culture, Media and Society. Please see "Specific Qualification for Program."

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants to the Waseda Business School (WBS) need to have at least 3 years of full-time work experience (NOT including internships or part-time work)

See Eligibility.

Course Information

Language of Instruction: mainly Japanese, some English

Field of Study: All

PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to take courses in Waseda's School of International Liberal Studies then you will be required to take a very intensive Japanese language course having 8 hours of lecture per week.

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