Japan: Kyoto University

Kyoto University is the oldest universities in Japan, located in Kyoto, the former royal capital of Japan. Spread across three different campuses, it is one among the top 100 universities of the world. More than 23,000 students currently study in the university, of which more than 1,900 students are international. Several Nobel laureats come from this university.

University in brief

Language of instruction: Japanese (if studies on Bachelor level) and English
Academic calendar:  April - August, October - March
Credit system: 15 credits is equivalent to 30 ECTS credits
Website:  www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/education-campus/international
Note: National Health Insurance (JNHI) appr. 2000-4000 YEN/month is compulsory to buy at registration. Receiving professor has to be found before application can be submitted. Exchange programme to attend Exchange program.pdf (pdf 388 kB)

Exchange opportunities

Number of spots: 4 semester spots per academic year
Grade requirements:a minimum of 4 (on KTH scale of 5)