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Program Type: Exchange Area of Study: Area and Cultural Studies, Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication, Business, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, History, Humanities, International Relations, Language, Literature, Marketing, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Political Science, Pre-Law, Psychology, Sociology, Visual and Performing Arts
Instruction Language: English, Japanese
Program Description:
Click "Apply for Exchange" to complete an exchange nomination application, which will be reviewed on a competitive basis after the deadline.  Within the application, you will be able to indicate your interest in up to three exchange programs.
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Program Overview New Program Overview
Established in 1882, Waseda University has evolved into a prestigious research institution with a worldwide reputation. Since its inception, Waseda has openly welcomed international students and currently boasts the largest number of international students in Japan. The university is continually shaping society and culture through its world-class education and research, while still preserving its traditions.  At Waseda, students have the opportunity to develop an international perspective and become leaders who are ready to confront global challenges. 
  • 13 undergraduate schools, 25 graduate and professional schools
  • 539 partner institutions in 86 countries
  • 5,413 international students 
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About City  About Tokyo
Waseda University is situated in Tokyo, the capital of Japan and an important center for economic, political, and cultural activity.  This massive metropolis is considered the cleanest and safest large city in the world, making it the ideal place to study.  Home to many sporting events and festivals throughout the year, Tokyo offers a rich and unique cultural experience with traditional temples and shrines nestled alongside modern skyscrapers. The city also boasts a convenient public transportation network and a range of restaurants offering cuisines from around the world. 
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For more information, visit the Why Tokyo? webpage.
Academic Programs Academics and Courses
Exchange students can choose from a variety of courses taught at the undergraduate and graduate level. Waseda University offers more than 2,400 English-language courses in a range of academic departments, including political science and economics, engineering, creative science, social sciences, and international liberal studies.  Exchange students are also encouraged to enroll in Japanese language  courses, which are offered specifically for international students.

As a rule, exchange students must select courses from those offered by the school in which they have been accepted for their exchange semester.  In some cases, students may be permitted to take courses open to all students or courses offered by another school.  Please note: undergraduate students cannot take courses intended for graduate students, and graduate students cannot take courses intended for undergraduate students. 
Full-Time Semester Course Load 14 WU credits
Course Listing Syllabus Search
UTD Course Correlations
For more information, visit the Academic Programs webpage.
Housing Housing
Waseda University offers housing specifically for exchange students in international dormitories within walking distance of campus.  Common facilities typically include a shared kitchen, a lounge with WiFi access, a shower room, and access to coin laundry machines.  Most exchange students choose to live in the dormitories, but some may wish to find their own private apartment, shared house, or homestay. 
For more information, visit the Housing webpage.
Student Visa Student Visa
Depending on nationality and length of stay, exchange students accepted to study at Waseda University will most likely need to obtain a visa prior to their arrival. Since visa rules and regulations change frequently, consult the nearest Japanese embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date information.
For more information, visit the Student Visa webpage.
Testimonials Student Testimonials
  • "Waseda University is full of international diversity, and I love being in an environment where I can learn about many different perspectives." - Winnie Yelin Chan
  • "Waseda University stood apart as an outstanding institution that would provide the best educational experience.  In particular, I really enjoy how diverse the student body is, as well as how nice and inviting all the students are." - Talia Sumi Rabinko
  • "Waseda is the most international campus in Japan, and I like its openness and dynamics. Studying overseas, especially in Japan, is quite an adventure, but I think it's one worth having." - Mark Allen Chavez Que
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Resources Program Resources
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SSB 3.400
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 02/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 09/28/2019 02/05/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants may be notified of their acceptance prior to the application deadline.