Japan: Waseda University

Waseda University, founded in 1882, is one of Japan's largest institutions of higher education and advanced research. It is a private university with almost 53,000 students, of which approximately 4,900 are international students. The university is spread on nine campuses over the capital Tokyo.

University in brief

Language of instruction: Japanese, English. Different requirements depending on study area: www.waseda.jp/inst/cie/en/exchange/application

Academic calendar: April - September, October - March
Credit system: 15 credits equivalent to 30 hp
Website: www.waseda.jp/inst/cie/en/exchange
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Note: National Health Insurance (JNHI) app 2000- 4000 YEN/month is compulsory to buy at registration.

Exchange opportunities

Number of spots: two semester places each year
Grade requirements: a minimum of 4,0 (on KTH's scale of 5). TOEFL result is required