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 Tsukuba
City: Tokyo
Approximate semester dates:

Semester 1 (Spring semester): April-August
Semester 2 (Fall semester): October-January

Academic Calendar

Language of instruction: Japanese, English
Full time load equivalent: 14 credits per semester
Fields of Study Available:

Architectural Design (both Undergraduate and Postgraduate)
Japanese Language and Culture
Life and Environmental Sciences
Science and Engineering

Programs offered

Japanese Language Program

G30 Program (study in English)


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: TBA
Approximate living expenses: YEN 80,000 - 100,000 per month (2014)
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Additional information:

Architecture students need to discuss course selection with Dr Andrew Wilson at the School of Architecture. Students are recommended to go on exchange in UQ Semester 1 (April - July). 

Japanese language proficiency is required to complete the undergraduate studies offered at College of Engineering Systems.

International Student Guidebook

Residence halls

Online Japanese language learning


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