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  • Locations: Kumamoto, Japan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Spring - Fall Year
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: MSU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring - Fall Year 2019 09/15/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA
Spring 2019 09/15/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: DEX Language of Instruction: English, Japanese
Language Prerequisites: 4 Semesters Housing Options: Off Campus
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Minimum Class Elligibility: Sophomore
Host Country Language Courses Offered: Yes Non-MSU student: No
Program Inactive: No Subjects Available: Anthropology, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, History, Japanese, Mathematics, Music, Physics
Pre-Session Language: Yes Competitive Program: No
Program Description:
Kumamoto University Short-Term Exchange Program is designed for students who are enrolled full-time at a university abroad and have foreign citizenship. The program offers undergraduate foreign students, who are interested in the Japanese language, Japanese and Asian society and culture, advanced science and technology, and interactions with foreign students, the chance to study for up to a year in Japan while still retaining their full-time status at their home universities. There are courses offered in English or Japanese.

Please pay special attention to the academic calendar, as it is different than the U.S. academic calendar.

Kumamoto University also offers fee-based summer study abroad programs, with scholarships available. Click here for more information. 

To learn more about this university, please visit the Kumamoto University website.