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Waseda University, School of International Liberal Studies

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Subject areas

Humanities and Social Sciences, Science


Japan, Asia

Language of instruction

Japanese, English

Level of study


Additional information

Waseda has only one application deadline a year. Applications for exchanges starting either Trimester Two the following year or Trimester One the year after that are all due on December 1st.

Exchange length

1 or 2 Trimesters

Course load

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

Other courses taught in English: Full time students are expected to take 16-28 credits for one year.

1 Waseda credit = 4 VUW points

Exchange restrictions

Exchange restricted to the School of International Liberal Studies and the Faculty of Political Science and Economics, with English-taught courses. Students should however must have studied at least one semester of Japanese language before attending Waseda University.

Students still can enroll in courses offered by other departments. Courses in which students from different department can enroll are called “Open Courses”.

Please look at the syllabus search below to see which courses are open courses:
click here.