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List of study programs that are open for international exchanges
|Content||Established in 1996, the Hiroshima University Study Abroad Program, or HUSA, is an exciting and eye-opening international exchange program. Designed specifically for university students who are interested in Japanese culture and society or students who want to deepen and broaden their studies with a period of study abroad, HUSA offers an unparalleled cultural experience for either 1 semester (6 months) or for a full academic year.
HUSA students are eligible to take most of the undergraduate courses.
Courses can be mainly categorized as follows according to the language proficiency (English and Japanese).
(1) Japanese Language Courses (Elementary, Intermediate, Advanced :
5 levels are offered.)
(2) Courses Taught in English
(3) Other Courses (Offered for regular students in Japanese)
Based on the language proficiency level of English and Japanese, HUSA students can quite flexibly take various kinds of courses offered on campus.
For the list of courses offered, please refer to the Hiroshima University Syllabus homepage below.
*Please be notified, in the field of medicine, law, practicum for pedagogy, and laboratory training for science and engineering courses, there are courses that HUSA students are not eligible to take.
|Teaching Language||Japanese or English|
|Language Proficiency Requirements||
Accept Native English
1.Criteria for English: Equivalent to * TOEFL (iBT) : above 61 * TOEFL (CBT): above 173 * TOEFL (PBT): above 500 * IELTS (Academic) : above 5.0 OR 2.Criteria for Japanese: Equivalent to * Japanese Language Proficiency Test 2nd Grade [Nihongo Noryoku Shiken 日本語能力試験 ２級] or above
Students must have a good academic record.2.3 / 3 (76.7%)
|Instruction Facilities and Other Supports|
We will provide scholarship information with HUSA students as needed.
Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) has awarded scholarships in the past years. Please be notified that it has been very competitive to be awarded the JASSO Scholarships since the number of scholarships is very limited, and they conduct a very strict screening.
|Cost of living||
Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee$ 500 - 600 per month
|Medical Insurance||Required (For student)|
|Visa Process||Students have to apply for the “Student” visa themselves with the certificate of admittance, which will be issued and sent by Hiroshima University around June of 2020 before their travel to Japan in late September (fall semester is starting from October). It will take about 1 or 2 months to obtain your visa after submitting your application to the Japanese Consulate or Embassy.|
Students must enroll in at least 10 hours of class contact hours per week in order to fulfill the immigration requirements. Minimum requirement for credits will vary between 14 credits by their course registration.
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:02/Oct/2020To:30/Nov/2020(2 months)
- Second Semester
- From:01/Dec/2020To:08/Feb/2021(2 months)
- Third Semester
- From:08/Apr/2021To:08/Jun/2021(2 months)
- Fourth Semester
- From:09/Jun/2021To:09/Aug/2021(2 months)
- 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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