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Waseda University, School of Political Science and Economics

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Subject areas



Japan, Asia

Language of instruction

Japanese, English

Level of study


Additional information

The School of Political Science and Economics runs courses in both English and Japanese. Exchange students from VUW can choose to study in either/both of these two streams for their exchange.
Courses run by SPSE can be found at the university link and also the web syllabus. Information is usually updated in February.

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Exchange length

1 or 2 Trimesters

Course load

Japanese Language students: Full time students are expected to take 12 credits for one year.

Courses taught in English or Japanese.
Full time students are expected to take 16-28 credits for one year.

1 Wasedaa credit = 4 VUW points

Exchange restrictions

Exchange at Waseda is restricted to the School of International Liberal Studies and the Faculty of Political Science and Economics. Students should have studied at least one semester of Japanese language before attending Waseda University.

Students still can enroll in courses offered by other departments. These are called 'open courses'. To find these courses, search within the web syllabus, checking the box that says 'open courses'.
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