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Kyushu University

Founded in 1911, Kyushu University is a leading research-oriented institute of higher education in Fukuoka, which is historically renowned as Japan’s gateway to Asia for profound cultural and economic interactions due to its geographical proximity to continental Asia.
Find out more at Kyushu's website
A view of Kyushu University Campus East

Number of places available: 2 full year places

Academic Information

International exchange students may choose one of the following programs:

  • School and Graduate School

Students may take courses offered by Kyushu University’s undergraduate and graduate schools. Graduate students who wish to do research may request research supervision.

Website

https://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/en/faculty/undergraduate/

Language in Use

Japanese; Limited number of English courses

Eligibility

GPA 3.2/4.0; JLPT N1 or Level 1

Campus

Ito Campus, Ohashi Campus, Chikushi Campus or Hospital Campus

Application deadline

October 15 for Spring Admission, March 10 for Fall Admission

Study Load

28 credits/ academic year

*Dates may vary slightly yearly

  • Japanese Language and Culture Course (JLCC)

This program is for undergraduate students majoring in Japanese studies at their home institution.

Website

http://www.isc.kyushu-u.ac.jp/jlcc/en/ 

Language in Use

Japanese

Eligibility

GPA 3.2/4.0, JLPT N1 *JLPT N2 would be acceptable

Campus

Ito Campus

Application deadline

February 10

Number of Exchange Students

2

Study Load

30 credits/ academic year

*Dates may vary slightly yearly

  • Japan in Today's World (JTW)

This program is for undergraduate students majoring in any subject.

Website

http://isc.kyushu-u.ac.jp/jtw/

Language in Use

English

Eligibility

GPA 3.2/4.0

Campus

Ito Campus

Application deadline

October 15 for Spring Admission;

February 10 for Fall Admission

Number of Exchange Students

2

Study Load

12 modules/ academic year 

*Dates may vary slightly yearly

 

Kyushu Exchange Students

Student Support

Kyushu University offers various kinds of support for international students, which is beneficial for new incoming students as well.

Click for Kyushu International Students Support

Accommodation

On campus dormitories are available for exchange students.

Housing information webpages

Financial Information

Estimated Cost of Living per Month (individual spending habits may vary)

Housing and utilities: 15,000 - 50,000 yen / £93 - £311 

Food: 30,000 yen / £187

Local transportation: 10,000 yen / £62 

Health insurance: 2,000 yen / £13 

Personal expenses: 20,000 yen / £125 

 

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