GEC Exchange Student Program

GEC Exchange Student Program

Program Outline

This is a short-term program for students enrolled in our partner university that has an inter-university student exchange agreements. It aims to give an opportunity to study Japanese Language, Japanese affairs and Japanese culture mainly.

Application Eligibility:

Students who are enrolled in one of our partner universities that have student agreements. They can study at Shinshu University for 6 months or 1 year.

  • Japanese Language Level:
    From beginner to advanced.
  • Available Courses:
    Japanese Course offered by GEC, Japanese Language and Culture subjects offered by GEC
    General Studies subjects, Major subjects (Japanese syllabi only)
  • Certificate Requirements:
    Students must take at least 10 credits a year (5 credits for one-semester students) to complete the program.
  • 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:
    For Spring Inbound Students
    Application Guideline comes out: July in the previous year
    Application Deadline: Middle of November in the previous year
    For Fall Inbound Students
    Application Guideline comes out: January
    Application Deadline: Middle of May
  • Application Documents:
    Each partner university has to send the following documents to GEC by the above deadline date. (Note: We do not accept direct application from students.)
    Please download the designated form (differs by the semester) through the latest application guidelines posted on our web news.
    1. Nomination Sheet
    2. Exchange Student Program Application Package
    3. Academic Transcript
    4. Copy of Passport
    5. Financial Supporter's Certificate of Bank Deposit
    6. Evidence of Language Proficiency(if available)
    7. Information sheet for applying a Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
    8. Facial photo

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