AIU / Akita International University
Spring Semester 2020
Akita-city Japan
Program A/B
2020 Spring (2nd Cycle)
GPA 62.5% (Prerequisite)

General Information

Host Institution

Akita International University (AIU) has been recognized as one of the top universities in Japan for its uniqueness and innovative approach. Since its establishment in 2004, the university has been highly regarded and received constant attention from the public.

As a leading Liberal Arts University in Japan, we place emphasis on well-rounded humanities education. As a result, the university is also known for the high employment rate of its graduates.

Mailing Address
Center for International Afairs, Yuwa, , Akita-city , Akita

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 ≒106.51

Update date 13/Apr/2020 06:14:17
Outline ID 371

List of study programs that are open for international exchanges

Content Akita International University, AIU, is a four-year liberal arts university located in Akita prefecture in the Tohoku region of northern Japan. The undergraduate program at AIU offers all subject matter courses taught in English. A significant portion of the international students studying here are exchange students from our partner institutions, who participate in our Japanese Language and Japan Studies courses, or take any of the other courses offered in our undergraduate program. On-campus accommodation is guaranteed for oversea students.
Teaching Language English
Exchange Duration
1st Semester
From: 04/Apr/2020 To: 31/Jul/2020
Language Proficiency Requirements

Accept Native English
IELTS: 6 - 6.5, TOEFL iBT: 72 - 86, TOEIC: 790 - 860(Prerequisite)

Academic Field
GPA 2.5 / 4 (62.5%)(Prerequisite)
Instruction Facilities and Other Supports A student must have at least 2 semesters of grades on their transcript of the time of application.
Scholarship information
We do not have any at the moment
Housing Type
  • Dormitory

Housing charge
Local currency
  • Japanese Yen
Cost of living

Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee

$ 400 - 500 per month
Medical Insurance Required (For student)
Visa Process Students are required to apply for the visa on their responsibility. For details please see:

Your admission letter will be sent to you by the end of November.
For details, please see:

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/2020To:31/Jul/2020(4 months)
Second Semester
From:25/Aug/2020To:22/Dec/2020(4 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

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