Short Term Exchange - Waseda University (July)

Short Term Exchange - Waseda University (July)

Founded in 1882 at the heart of Tokyo, Waseda University is recognized as one of the most international universities in Japan.

Waseda Summer Session is a 4-week program at undergraduate level, offering a variety of short courses in business, culture, economics, history, literature and art, politics and sociology in the context of Japan and Asia.

Courses are taught in English by experienced faculty members from Waseda and visiting professors from the top global universities. Japanese courses are optional.

Joined by Waseda students, all summer school students will also have the opportunity to fully explore Waseda and Tokyo, which is consistently ranked high among the best cities to visit in the world.


Tokyo, Japan

Type of Program

Short Term Study Abroad (fee-paying program)

Level of Study


Length of Program

4 weeks

Program Dates

24 June - 18 July 2019

Language of Instruction


Travel Grant


Program FeePlan A: JPY490,000 (approx. AUD$6,283) for two courses, accommodation and tours
Plan B: JPY 325000 (approx. AUD$4,167) for two courses and tours 
More information here.

GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)


Course Information

Course information can be found here. Students need to take 2 courses at Waseda to get the credits for 1 MQ unit.

Please refer to this file for course approval and credit information.


Please see the program's accommodation website for more information.

Exchange Student Website

For more information please refer to the program website.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • Enrolled into an undergraduate degree at Macquarie
  • Students must have minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0 at time of assessment
  • Completed a minimum 18cp at time of assessment
  • Pay the $50 Application Fee
  • Satisfy other criteria specified in the Student Exchange Policy

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, your university preferences, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

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.

Airfare: subject to change depending on time of booking. Students should not book until they receive official acceptance from Waseda University

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.

This is a fee-paying program, all students must pay the program fee under the instruction of the host university.

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From 2014, Waseda started a four-week summer session at the undergraduate level. We welcomed highly motivated international students from 70 universities in 13 different countries and regions around the world in 2017.

Area of study
Business; Media, creative arts, and communication

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Travel Grant

AU $1000

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