Okayama University, a globally oriented university, is an exchange destination for University College Utrecht students, located in Okayama, Japan.

Acclaimed subjects

Okayama University offers the Discovery program, which focuses on three core fields: Cultural Diversity and Communities, Solcial Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Transdisciplinary Sciences for Global Sustainability.

Semesters available

We recommend going in Spring, since that semester aligns better with the UCU academic year. Do note that you will have to arrange for housing yourself between the UCU Fall semester and the start of the semester at Okayama.

Number of places available

2 students per semester

Academic calendar

Fall Semester: End of September – mid-February
Spring Semester: End of March – mid-August

Language of instruction

English

Application deadlines

TBA

Course offer

Your courses will focus on the three core fields: Cultural Diversity and Communities, Solcial Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Transdisciplinary Sciences for Global Sustainability. More information on courses can be found here.

Course levels

Courses vary from level 1 to level 4. Level 5 and 6 courses are not available for exchange students.

Credit system

TBA

Grade system

Okayama uses the letter grade system (A-F), just like UCU.

Housing

Some on-campus housing is available at Okayama. More information here.

Costs

An estimation of the costs at Okayama can be found here. Note that this does not include visa costs and travel to Okayama.

Orientation

Orientation is organised in English.

Student experiences

Okayama University is a new destination, and therefore we have not received feedback from our students yet. Be the first UCU student to explore Okayama!

More information

For information about the requirements for studying abroad, the application procedure and more, go to UCU's Study abroad page. 

You can browse through all UCU exchange destinations and UU exchange destinations in the exchange catalog.