toyo / Toyo University
Toyo University Study Abroad Program
Bunkyo-ku Japan
Program A/B
2022 Spring (1st,2nd Cycle)
GPA 62.5% (Prerequisite)

General Information

Host Institution

Toyo University was founded by Dr. Enryo Inoue in 1887 as Academy of Philosophy in Tokyo with the basic spirit, “The basis of all learning lies in philosophy.” It has now become a comprehensive university consisting of 13 faculties and 15 graduate schools in its five campuses with some 30,000 students, including approximately 1200 international students. In 2014 Toyo was selected by the MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) as one of the 37 universities nationwide for the Top Global University project. Based upon this significant milestone, it is committed to working towards developing an even higher quality of education and research while reinforcing its efforts for internationalization.

Mailing Address
1st Floor, Bldg.8, Toyo University, 5-28-20, Hakusan , Bunkyo-ku , Tokyo

Study Abroad Year
Spring Semester
Nomination Deadline
1st cycle:08/Oct/2021
2nd cycle: 08/Oct/2021
Contact information

Accept Program A 3students / Semester
Accept Program B

2students / Semester

approx USD $4703

Local currency510,000 JPY

Local currency exchange rate

1USD ≒108.4

Update date 28/Oct/2021 22:02:41
Outline ID 836

List of study programs that are open for international exchanges

Content 【Courses】
・General education courses taught in Japanese or English which are offered to the exchange students by the Faculty of Letters, Economics, Business Administration, Law, Sociology, Regional Development Studies, Global and Regional Studies, and International Tourism Management.

・Japanese language and culture courses

・Japanese language proficiency is not required if students only take courses taught in English.
・Consultation regarding courses is conducted by academic advisors twice a year (April and September)

・Japanese cultural events for international students (Summo experience, Rice planting, Home stay program etc.)
・Language Exchange Program (

・Exchange duration is tentative. (Our academic calendar for 2020 will be determined in early September.)
・Program B fee
Application fee: 10,000 JPY at the time of the application (Application fee is non refundable.)
Tuition: 500,000 JPY /semester
(Refund Policy)
Application fee is non refundable.
If a student withdraws before the program, the tuition will be refunded to the student.
If a student begins the program and then withdraws, the tuition for that semester will not be refunded. However, in the case of a 2-semesters student whose withdrawal is accepted by Toyo in the first semester, the tuition for the second semester will be refunded to the student.
Teaching Language Japanese / English
Exchange Duration
1st Semester
From: 07/Apr/2021 To: 03/Aug/2021
2nd Semester
From: 17/Sep/2021 To: 31/Jan/2022
*Students can choose either 1 semester study or 2 semesters study

The dates above are reference of 2021AY.

Language Proficiency Requirements

Accept Native English
Japanese Language Proficiency Test: N2

No language requirement for courses taught in English and the Japanese language and culture courses (NEST program). Students who have passed N1 or N2 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) can take the courses taught in Japanese.

Academic Field
Area Studies
--Asian Studies, --Japanese Studies,
--Accounting, --Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, --Business Communications, --Business Management, --Economics, --Finance, --International Business/Trade/Commerce, --Marketing,
--Digital Communication and Media, --Intercultural Communication, --Mass Communication/Media Studies,
English Language and Literature
--American Literature (United States), --English Literature (British and Commonwealth),
Foreign Languages and Literatures
--Chinese Language and Literature, --French Language and Literature, --German Language and Literature, --Japanese Language and Literature,
--Asian History, --European History, --History, Other,
Hospitality and Tourism
--Hospitality Management, --Hotel and Restaurant Management, --Tourism Management,
Law/Criminal Justice
--Business Law, --International Law,
Philosophy and Religious Studies
--Buddhist Studies, --Philosophy, --Religious Studies,
Social Sciences
GPA 2.5 / 4 (62.5%)(Prerequisite)
Instruction Facilities and Other Supports Cafeterias / PC rooms / Library / Knowledge square
Scholarship information
Housing Type
  • Dormitory
  • Off Campus accommodation
  • Others

  • Off Campus dormitories are available. If the number of students exceeds the spots students may need to find housing.
Housing charge
Local currency
  • Japanese Yen
Cost of living

Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee

$ 600 - 700 per month
Medical Insurance Required (For student)
Visa Process Exchange students are required to obtain a Certificate of Eligibility and a visa for entering Japan.
*Certificate of Eligibility:After you submit your completed application for Certificate of Eligibility (COE) and related documents such as financial supporting documents to Toyo University, Toyo will apply for your COE to a relevant immigration bureau. We then forward the COE to your home institute.
*Visa: A visa should be obtained in a Japanese diplomatic office in your home country.

Required Application Documents:
Latest transcript, personal statement and the UMAP application form. Personal statement should include the following two questions.

①Introduce yourself and explain why you would like to participate in the exchange program at Toyo University. Please include details of any academic field you are interested in, courses you wish to take, and goals you have for study abroad.
②It is your responsibility to make the most of this experience. What aspects of your background (i.e. coursework, job experience, travel, intercultural experience) have prepared you to study abroad? How will you prepare beforehand and what will you do while abroad to accomplish those goals?

Please note that the program for Spring 2022 (starts from April) is still yet to be determined and contents in the link below are subject to change.
The link below shows the list of courses which UMAP students can register in AY 2020. The course list for Spring 2022 will be available in the end of March 2022.
Unless the student has passed N2 or N1 of the JLPT, he/she is recommended to take the Japanese language and culture program called NEST (Nihongo for Exchange Students at Toyo).

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:07/Apr/2021To:03/Aug/2021(4 months)
Second Semester
From:17/Sep/2021To:31/Jan/2022(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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