Multiple $5,000 - $7,000 grants are available through the New Colombo Plan for students going on exchange in semester 1 or 2, 2018 to Japan.

University of Kitakyushu
City: Kitakyushu
Website: www.kitakyu-u.ac.jp
Approximate semester dates: Semester 1 (Spring semester): April - Early August
Semester 2 (Fall semester): October-February

Academic Calendar
Language of instruction: Japanese
Full time load equivalent: 8 tani/credits per semester
Fields of Study Available:

Exchange info page

Japanese Language Program: View the program structure here. Students will study: 

  • Integrated Classes (Grammar and sentence patterns)
  • Speaking and Listening
  • Writing
  • Kanji
  • Reading
  • Optional: Reading and Discussion in Modern Japanese
  • Optional: Japanese Studies (Society) 

 

Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study: Undergraduate students only
Approximate living expenses:

YEN 70,000 - 100,000 per month
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From the International Exchange Student Guide:

'There is no student dormitory at the university, but the university aids you in renting a private apartment located within walking or bicycling distance of the campus. There is a cafeteria on campus, and there are inexpensive restaurants and takeout shops around the campus.
You can purchase a meal card from which you can spend a maximum of JPY 1,000 a day (JPY 150,000 per year). We lend home appliances such as TV, refrigerator, microwave, bedding, and bicycles etc. during your stay.'

Rent  JPY 25,000 per month
Utilities JPY10,000 per month
Food JPY 1,000 per day

 

Additional information:

Download Incoming Exchange Information Sheet 

Exchange Page

Guide to Study at Kitakyushu (English, Chinese and Korean versions available) 

 

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