kgwu / Kagawa University
Sanuki Program
Takamatsu Japan
Program A/B
2020 Fall (1st,2nd Cycle)

General Information

Host Institution

Kagawa University is a national university with four campuses in Kagawa Prefecture which is located in Shikoku, one of five main groups of islands in Japan. Kagawa University comprises six faculties and seven graduate schools, which undertake the education of approximately 5,700 undergraduate and 700 graduate students.

Mailing Address
1-1 Saiwai-cho , Takamatsu , Kagawa

Study Abroad Year
Fall Semester
Nomination Deadline
1st cycle:06/Jan/2020
2nd cycle: 16/Mar/2020
Contact information

Accept Program A 2students / Semester
Accept Program B

0students / Semester

Local currency exchange rate

1USD ≒

Update date 13/Apr/2020 06:18:29
Outline ID 453

List of study programs that are open for international exchanges

Content This program is conducted by the International Student Center of Kagawa University. It is a one-semester program that is conducted twice in an academic year. The program primarily targets undergraduate students. Japanese Language requirement is not necessary. Students with entry level Japanese Language shall take classes in the Japanese Language. Students with upper intermediate language ability may take classes conducted in Japanese Language, along side with local Japanese students. All students in the program take 'common' classes that focus on Japanese culture and affairs. This program was launched in 2015, and has hosted students from numerous countries and territories.
Teaching Language Japanese and English
Exchange Duration
1st Semester
From: 01/Oct/2020 To: 26/Feb/2021
2nd Semester
From: 01/Apr/2021 To: 06/Aug/2021
*Students can choose either 1 semester study or 2 semesters study

Language Proficiency Requirements

Accept Native English

Potential candidates need to be conversant in either Japanese or English Language. (Interview through Skype shall be conducted to verify conversation skills.)

Ideally, students need to be able to understand English and/or Japanese to follow the classes on Japanese culture and affairs. Students with entry level Japanese Language ability shall take introductory classes in the language. Students with at least N2 level in the Japanese Language Ability Test may choose to take 'normal' classes that are conducted for local Japanese students.

Academic Field

However, it may be required if candidate wishes to apply for scholarship. As stated above, Skype interview shall be conducted to verify academic records.

Instruction Facilities and Other Supports
Scholarship information
Depending on the circumstance (year and budget), scholarships may be available for certain selected students. These scholarships may come from the Kagawa University International Foundation, or from Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO). When appropriate, KUIO shall inform the parties concerned. However, students will only know if they can obtain the scholarship after arriving at Kagawa University.
Housing Type
  • Dormitory

Housing charge
Local currency
  • 23,000 Yen
  • USD $200 per month
Cost of living

Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee

$ 300 - 400 per month
Medical Insurance Required (For student)
Visa Process Students need to possess the 'college visa' to enter Japan as an international student.

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:07/Aug/2020(5 months)
Second Semester
From:01/Oct/2020To:28/Feb/2021(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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