HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY SHORT-TERM EXCHANGE PROGRAMME (HUSTEP)
Programme: Inter-university cooperation agreementStudy period: 1-2 semesters (end of Sept-Feb and/or Apr-Aug)Target group: Bachelor's level students from all specialities who have completed at least two years of studies at UT prior to arrival in JapanLanguage of instruction: HUSTEP programme in English in following fields: culture and society, environment, science and technology; it is also possible to study Japanese.Requirements:
- average grade: at least 3,75
- students must have completed at least two years of studies at UT prior to arrival in Japan
- English language: TOEFL iBT at least 79; IELTS at least 6.5
- Japanese language skills are not necessarily required.
Scholarship: free tuition at host institution. Students can also apply for JASSO (Japan Student Services Organization) scholarship (80 000 yen per month).
Applying to HUSTEP: usually once a year, deadline in January (applications for the next academic year). If not all student places are filled, an additional competition may be announced in September (for the spring semester of the current academic year).Competition will be announced about one month before the application deadline.
More information about the programme: HUSTEP, info sheet 2018/19.