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Department of Japanese Studies Exchange Programme

The Department of Japanese Studies offers exchange opportunities during the academic year at nine  universities in Japan. Students participated in the Department of Japanese Studies Exchange Programme have the chance to spend an entire academic year studying at a university in Japan. During this year-long exchange, participants engage in intensive Japanese language studies alongside a curated selection of courses tailored to their academic interests.

List of Exchange Institution

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  • Current Year 2 or 3 undergraduate students

  • Major in Japanese Studies or
    Minor in Japanese Language or
    Minor in Japanese Culture​​

  • CGPA 2.8 or above


late November


mid January

late January to early February

mid February to May

  • Details of briefing session will be announced by email to all JAPN Year 2 and 3 students.

  • Application period. Application form is available here

  • Interviews will be held prior to the Lunar New Year

  • Allocation of exchange offers

  • Application period to host universities. Individual consultation and application
    guidelines will be available to all students who receive exchange offers

  • Offer confirmations by host universities

  • Departure for Japan

late April to late July

late August to September

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