Waseda University adopts the GPA 4.0 scale. Applicants roughly need to score 65 overall to satisfy the required GPA 3.0/ 4.0
It is recommended that exchange students take 7 courses per semester (14 credits). Courses should be offered by the same School; it is unlikely that exchange students will be able to take courses from multiple departments.
Undergraduate students may not take postgraduate level modules.
Modules are offered in English through the following departments:
Information on all available modules can be found via the 'Syllabus Search' tool.
Waseda offer a wide range of student support from mental health and disability support to visa, living costs and insurance information.
Exchange students can apply for university-based accommodation once they have been accepted. If university-based accommodation is not available, Waseda will provide information on private housing and homestay options.
Average living expenses are approximately 120,000 JPY per month (including food, transport, accommodation and miscellaneous costs).
Exchange students must first apply for a 'Certificate of Eligibility' in order to obtain a study visa to enter Japan.
International students staying in Japan are required to enrol in the National Health Insurance Scheme (Approximately 1,200 JPY per month).
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