Semester Exchange - Meiji University

Semester Exchange - Meiji University

Meiji University has expanded as one of the prominent private universities of Japan, celebrating its 130th anniversary in 2011. With Rights, Liberty, Independence and Self-government as its guiding principles, Meiji University is committed to fostering students who satisfy the requirements of "austerity and sturdiness", "creation of new intellect" and "needs of the times". Having sent out more than 520,000 graduates into the world to date, it has contributed vastly to the progress of society. The achievements of the university's numerous alumni actively engaged in key roles in various walks of life are highly reputed.

Country: Japan - Japan
Program Dates: Semester 1: Sept - January  Semester 2: Abril - July
Area of study: Media, Creative arts, and communication, Science, Society, history and languages
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: English, Japanese
Accommodation: Meiji University arranges 5 dormitories for incoming exchange students to get enrolled in the academic year of 2016. One of them is for female students only, and the others are for both female students and male students. Please refer to the accommodation website
More information: Please refer to this website Meiji University
Academic Advice: All students looking to apply for a program should seek Academic Advice with the relevant Department or Faculty.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

Must be nominated by Macquarie University, Language requirement for Japanese Courses or English for non-native speakers.

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online Expression of Interest form EOI online

You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Cost and Funding Website.

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country."

*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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Study a Semester Exchange program in Meiji University for 5 months, Meiji University is located in Japan

Area of study
Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages

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Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Meiji University, Semester Exchange, Japan, Media, Creative arts, and communication, Science, Society, history and languages

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AU$1,500 minimum

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Level of study
Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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