Waseda University (Tokyo)
Waseda University is a universitywide partner in Tokyo, Japan.
Semester I: 1st week of April - last week of July
Orientation generally commences early April for Semester I and late September for Semester II.
Exams take place late July for Semester I and late January for Semester II.
GPA (Average Grade)
Each faculty/school has their own GPA requirement. You can check the GPA requirement for each school here:
You need to fulfil this requirement at the time of application at UU.
After selection by Utrecht University, you will have to fulfill the language requirements: Most faculties require a certificate from a test accepted by Waseda
e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge or CERF
|Areas of study open to exchange students|
|Courses at Master’s level|
|Language of instruction|
English or Japanese
Residence during the exchange program:
Waseda University provides special dormitories for students on the exchange program: the Waseda University International Student House, Waseda Hoshien, and Nishi-Waseda International Student House, which are within walking distance of Waseda, Toyama and Nishi-Waseda campus, respectively. Some students choose to stay in private apartments or with home stay families.
Regarding the special dormitories for exchange students, the Center for International Education assigns rooms based on students’ applications. Please note that assignment is on a first come, first served basis and the number of rooms is limited.
|Estimated living costs per month|
Living costs differ depending on the individual life style, but the average monthly cost is 80,000 yen for housing, and 80,000 yen for living expenses (food, transportation and daily necessities). This is around 1,100 EUR. (Estimate from 2022).
You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table
|Number of places available|
6 places per year:
Selection was necessary in the past few years.
You are advised not to place this exchange destination as a second or third choice.
If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.