KANSAI GAIDAI UNIVERSITY
Programme: Inter-university cooperation agreementStudy period: 1-2 semesters (academic year: end of Aug-June); NB! If applying for the full academic year: at first, students will be accepted for one semester only and if student shows good results in his/her studies, the study period will be extended for the second semester.Target group: students from all study levels and faculties; however, students who have completed at least two years of university studies, are preferred.Language of instruction: Asian Studies Program - courses in English about Japan and Asia: language, cultural values, economics, politics, arts, literature, history (Course descriptions). NB! Japanese language courses are compulsory.Requirements:
- Average grade higher than 3.75;
- Minimum command of English: on CEF scale at least level B2;
- Japanese language proficiency is not required but applicants who have at least basic knowledge in Japanese are preferred.
Scholarship: exchange students are guaranteed free tuition, meals and accommodation or the possibility to apply for JASSO (Japan Student Service Organization) scholarship: 80 000 yen per month (only if they apply for the full academic year).
Applying to the host university: once a year, deadline is usually in January/February (applications for the next academic year).Competition will be announced about one month before the application deadline.
More information about the university and application requirements: Asian Studies Program.