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Waseda University Summer Session

Waseda University Okuma Lecture Hall


City: Tokyo Country: Japan

Waseda University Summer Session Website


What Waseda University has to offer:

  • Contains more than 45 schools and Research institutions that offer course at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Boasts a diverse, extensive Campus life with many student facilities such as the large Okuma Auditorium, Okuma garden, extensive libraries, two museums, Athletic teams and sports facilities and many more.
  • On-campus recreational activities include a large variety of intramural sports and clubs.
  • Waseda University has the largest number of international students among all Japanese universities.

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Summer

Dates & Duration: June 19 – July 17, 2020

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate

See Eligibility. Please note that this is a competitive program. Presenting the minimum GPA does not mean you will be accepted. The deadline for this program has passed. No new applications will be considered. 

Learn more about Waseda University's eligibility here.

Program Information

Language of Instruction: English

Participants can take part in 2 courses out of 15 from the fields  of literature and art, business, culture, economics, history, politics and interdisciplinary in the context of Japan and Asia pacific, offering 4 credits for 2 courses.


All classes will be taught in English by experienced faculty members from Waseda University and visiting professors from top global universities. Japanese classes can also be taken as an optional course. Extracurricular activities such as field trips, site visits and cultural events to experience Tokyo and Japan will also be organized for participating students.


Read more about Waseda University Summer Course Information.

Waseda University Credit Information

Fees & Costs

Education Abroad Nomination Fee: $250.00 CAD

Plus Program Fee:

PLAN A - 4 credits for 2 regular classes: ¥490,000 (Approx. CAD $5,500)
1 credit for optional Japanese class: ¥36,400 (Approx. CAD $405)

PROGRAM TOTAL: Approximately $5,750 CAD - $6,155 CAD
Program fee includes: 2 Courses, Accommodation (see more information here), airport pickup, domestic insurance, field trips and cultural activities, administration and miscellaneous charge.
Does NOT include: flights, living expenses, transportation between housing and campus, International insurance, textbook, field trips organized by each course.

PLAN B - 4 credits for 2 regular classes: ¥325,000 (Approx. CAD $3,900)
1 credit for optional Japanese class: ¥36,400 (Approx. CAD $405)

PROGRAM TOTAL: Approximately $4,150 CAD - $4,555 CAD

Plan B is same as A but does NOT include accommodation. 

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.


Waseda reserves rooms for Summer Session students at several different places. We have two types of accommodation. Male students must select their preferred accommodation upon application and you cannot change your accommodation preference after you submit your online application. 

1. Apartment type, For Male and Female, no meals included.

2. Dormitory type, For Male only, Breakfast and dinner included.All students are assigned a single room. Waseda Summer Session Office will assign rooms to students on a first-come, first-serve basis after payment is received.

For more details, please check Waseda University Accommodation. 

Program Contact

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