Exchange Programs: Leaving Western
Japan /Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
Kyoto University of Foreign Studies is one of the oldest private universities for foreign studies. It has about 3,500 undergraduate students and 50 graduate learning various languages and cultures. Kyoto is rich in historical sites and for that reason it attracts many foreigners. Kyoto is not only a center of the Japanese culture and tradition but also an international city which accepts a great many travelers, foreign students and international conferences. Having both traditional and modern aspects gleaned from the Japanese culture and maintaining close relations with the rest of the world, this former capital offers you a perfect environment in which to study languages and cultures of the world.
|Who can apply?||Graduate and undergraduate students can apply.|
|How long can I go for?||Year long exchanges|
|What is the language of teaching?||Japanese. Students are required to speak the local language and/or you can only study languages|
|How many credits do I need to take?||20 credits=2.5 UWO
40 credits=5.0 UWO
|When does school starts in Japan?||Semester 1: Early April- End of July
Semester 2: End of September- Early December
|Where can I find the courses offered at KUFS?||http://www.kufs.ac.jp/english_site/exchange/index.html|
|Can I live On-campus?||Kyoto University of Foreign Affairs does not own student residences. However, their International Office offers assistance finding off-campus housing to incoming students. Students must tick off the housing option in the online application. .|
|Can I have the contact information of someone who has studied there?||To e-mail a current or returning student please click here|
|How can I apply?||Please download the application package from (General Exchange Program package)|
|Where can I get more information?||International Exchange Program
Western Student Services Building, Room 2120
Phone: 519-661-2111 x 85196
Last Updated: November 1, 2010
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