sgu / Shokei Gakuin University
Student Exchange Program
Natori Japan
Program A/B
2020 Spring (2nd Cycle)
GPA 50%

General Information

Host Institution

Shokei Gakuin University, established in 1892, is located in Natori City, a suburb south of Sendai City in Miyagi Prefecture.  Sendai is the second largest city in Northern Japan.  The campus is in a natural setting on a hill that overlooks Sendai City, the Pacific Ocean and the Zao mountain range.  With our beautiful campus and warm, friendly faculty and staff, Shokei Gakuin University endeavors to offer the best support to help students’ dreams come true.

We have six departments under the Faculty of Comprehensive Human Sciences and it will be reorganized from April 2019 to three colleges; College of Humanities and Social Studies, College of Psychology and Education and College of Human Health and Nutrition. 

Mailing Address
4-10-1 Yurigaoka , Natori , Miyagi

Study Abroad Year
Spring Semester
Nomination Deadline
2nd cycle: 19/Sep/2019

*Application reception will begin on the 2nd cycle

Contact information

Accept Program A 2students / Semester
Accept Program B

0students / Semester

Local currency exchange rate

1USD ≒110

Update date 16/Aug/2019 01:08:35
Outline ID 318

List of study programs that are open for international exchanges

Content SGU's Student Exchange Program provides the opportunity for students from UMAP membership universities to study for one or two semesters in SGU, taking modules from any of our undergraduate faculties.
Teaching Language Japanese
Exchange Duration
1st Semester
From: 01/Apr/2020 To: 23/Aug/2020
2nd Semester
From: 01/Apr/2020 To: 23/Mar/2021
*Students can choose either 1 semester study or 2 semesters study

Above are approximate dates.

Language Proficiency Requirements

Japanese Language Proficiency Test: N2, Japanese Language Proficiency Test: N1

If the host institution approve the student's Japanese proficiency equivalent to N2 level.

Academic Field
GPA 2 / 4 (50%)
Instruction Facilities and Other Supports We appoint one Japanese student as a tutor for each foreign exchange student. Tutor helps foreign student to adjust Japanese culture and university life.
Scholarship information
Housing Type
  • Dormitory
  • Off Campus accommodation

Housing charge
Local currency
  • 54000
  • USD $500 per month
Off Campus accommodation
  • USD $250 per month
Cost of living

Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee

$ 300 - 400 per month
Medical Insurance Required (For student)
Visa Process
SGU applies for Certificate of Eligibility on your behalf in Japan, it will take about 2 months to be issued.

Please inform prospective dates of acceptance if the dates would be later than UMAP's Timeline for onlire placement period. It helps students to choose their preferences.

Link to the Course List available for international students / Other related links

Regular Academic Calendar (indicate the period)

First Semester
From:01/Apr/2019To:10/Aug/2019(5 months)
Second Semester
From:18/Sep/2019To:10/Feb/2020(5 months)
Third Semester
Fourth Semester
Website of academic year

Semester Load in Credits/Units

1UCTS = 1Credit/1.5ECTS/3CATS *What's UCTS?


General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation
Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

This program has been closed for appplications

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