General Information:

"The University of Tokyo, also known and hereinafter referred to as "UTokyo", was established in 1877 as the first national university in Japan. As a leading research university, UTokyo offers courses in essentially all academic disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels and conducts research across the full spectrum of academic activity. The university aims to provide its students with a rich and varied academic environment that ensures opportunities for both intellectual development and the acquisition of professional knowledge and skills"

Find more information on the university's website or on their exchange portal. You should also check out the factsheet.

Admission: Multi-Faculty-Exchange - Faculty of Arts

Language Requirements: Toefl score 580 / CBT 230 / IBT 92 / IELTS score 6,5 / Cambridge Advanced (CAE) (Not valid if achieved before 01/12/2018) / English Language test (University Language Centre) score: C2 or C1, only one score C1/B2 or B2 is allowed; score B1 is not allowed

Students who also wish to take courses in Japanese: JLPT Level N1 or completion of high school where the medium of instruction was Japanese

Additonal Admission Requirements: none

Accomodation: Exchange students may apply for university housing arranged by UTokyo. However, due to the limited number of facilities available, it cannot be guaranteed that all students who apply for university-managed housing will be allocated a place. The International Exchange Group at UTokyo will contact the students with further details about applying for housing once their applications to study at UTokyo have been approved. 

Exchange students can also apply for privately managed residence of Kyoritsu Maintenance Co.,Ltd. 

Visa: Non-Japanese students must obtain student visa at a Japan consulate on their own responsibility. Osaka University Support Office makes a proxy application for a Certificate of Eligibility (CESR, an immigration certification) for students who need a visa after admission offer.

Term: The first semester begins in late September and goes till March. On the other hand, the second semester begins April and ends in August.

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