Hiroshima University is a partner of the Faculty of Geosciences, in Hiroshima - Japan.

Academic calendar

Semester I: 1st week of April –  1st week of August

Semester II: late September /beginning October – Mid February


General Exchange Students who take courses are expected to be proficient in Japanese, equivalent to pass the highest level of Japanese Language Proficiency Test. 

Areas of study open to exchange students

Sustainable Development courses only

Language of Master courses

Language of the Master courses is English

Housing assistance

Hiroshima University operates the HU International House and HU Ikenoue Student Dormitory, which provide lodging facilities for students. However, accommodation is limited, and over half of our international students live in private apartments. More information about accomodation facilities can be found here.

Estimated living costs per month

Although the cost of living varies depending on factors such as housing expenditure and food budget, the average living expenses for international students are between ¥66,000 (US$579) and ¥82,000 (US$719) per month.

Please see the student guide for more information.


You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table


The list of exchange destinations has been composed with great care, however the UU International Offices cannot be held responsible for any mistakes. Please note that the number of places available at our partner universities is being negotiated, therefore the numbers for 2022-2023 may be subject to change.

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Email international.geo@uu.nl
(vermeld je naam, opleiding en studentnummer)
Telefoon +31 30 253 9559
Of maak een afspraak door een mail te verzenden naar international.geo@uu.nl

Adres kamer 1.20, Koningsberger gebouw

Bij International Office Geosciences kun je terecht met vragen over studeren in het buitenland, waarvan je het antwoord niet op deze site vindt.

International Office Geosciences is telefonisch bereikbaar op donderdag van 10.00 - 12.00 uur, aan de balie op dinsdag van 10.00 - 12.00 of op afspraak via Teams (international.geo@uu.nl).