Semester Exchange - Meiji University

Semester Exchange - Meiji University

Founded in 1881 as the Meiji Law School by a group of young lawyers barely in their 30s, Meiji University has expanded as one of the prominent private universities of Japan, celebrating its 130th anniversary in 2011.

With nine faculties and a total of 33,000 students, Meiji is one of the largest and most prestigious Japanese universities in Tokyo. It ranks solidly among the best universities in Japan.

Areas of study for exchange students: Political Science, Economics, Business Administration, Japanese Studies

Location

Tokyo, Japan

Type of Program

Exchange

Level of Study

Undergraduate

Length of Program

5 months

Program Dates

First Semester: September - January
Second Semester: April - July

Language of Instruction

Japanese, English

Travel Grant

$2000

GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)

2.0

Course Information

Please view the Course Catalogue here. The schools below offer courses in English.

Undergraduate

  • School of Political Science and Economics
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Global Japanese Studies

Graduate

  • Graduate School of Governance Studies
  • Graduate School of Science and Technology, International Program in Architecture and Urban Design
  • Graduate School of Global Business
  • Graduate School of Global Governance

Accommodation

Meiji Housing

Exchange Student Website

Meiji Exchange Website

Meiji Factsheet 2019

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (varies each program),
  • Completion of at least 12cp at the time of application. 18cp to go abroad,
  • Enough credit points remaining to complete the program,
  • Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy.

How to Apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. 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 Payment 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 journey beyond their overseas program. Students will be covered throughout the duration of their exchange  program dates. 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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Summary
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

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

Benefits
Travel Grant

Value
AU$2000

Phone
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Email
mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://students.mq.edu.au/experience/travel-while-studying/apply

Closing dates URL
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Level of study
Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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