Application Guide

May. 28, 2014
Exchange Student Program Application Guide (for Spring 2015) --- Closed


Nov. 19, 2013
Exchange Student Program Application Guide (for Autumn 2014) --- Closed



Overview of Shinshu University Exchange Student Program

Program Outline → Poster(PDF)
Application Eligibility: Students who are enrolled in one of our  partner universities  and are able to stay at Shinshu University for 6 - 12 months as special auditing students.
Japanese Language Level: From beginner to advanced.
Available Classes: From Intensive Japanese Language subjects by Shinshu University International Center (SUIC) to major subjects offered by Faculties or Divisions.
SUIC Course List 2014 (with syllabi)
SGE Japanese Language and Culture subjects List 2014
General Studies subjects, Major subjects (Japanese syllabi only)
Certificate Requirements: To complete the program, students must take at least 10 credits a year (One-semester students: 5 credits).
Maximum Enrollment : 20 students/semester (40 students/year)
Program Term Starts: Early April / Late September
Program Duration : One semester or two semesters (one year)
Application Schedule: Application guide


  • For Spring Inbound Students:
    Application Guideline comes out: May in the previous year 
    Application Deadline: September 15 of the previous year

  • For Fall Inbound Students:
    Application Guideline comes out: November in the previous year 
    Application Deadline: March 15
Application Documents:

Each partner university has to send the following documents to SUIC by the above deadline date. (Note: We do not accept direct application from students.) 

Please download the designated form through the latest application guidelines posted on our web news.

  • List of Applicants (Designated Form)
  • Application Form (Designated Form)
  • Original Academic Transcript

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