University of Tsukuba is an exchange destination for Utrecht University School of Law students.
Basically their academic year starts in April. Hence, the periods are not similar to the semester at UU! Check also carefully the final exam periods in order to make sure that you can obtain credits.
Spring semester: April - Beginning of August
Fall semester: October - half February
NB: make sure that you will not enter Japan before the entry date determined by Tsukuba University! (book your ticket only after receipt of that specific date)
Language of instruction: English/Japanese
Language requirements: English VWO level
Limited offer for law courses in English!
Special program for exchange students ‘Junior Year at Tsukuba program (JTP)’
An 'exchange fee' is required (about 113,- Euro).
About 800 to 900 Euro p/m.
It is quite acceptable and easy to offer language lessons in English. A ‘permit to engage in activities other than that permitted by the status of residence previously granted’ is required though.
More information about finance
More information about an option for a (governmental) scholarship for international students in Japan.
Requirement for this scholarship:
- students must start the study-in-Japan program at the Japanese school within the period designated by the Japanese school（from April 1 to March 31）
- A minimum stay of 6 months is required
Number of places available: 4x one semester or 2x for one full year
Contact International Exchange Office Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
For general questions and handing in or picking up documents, you can visit the International Exchange Office at the Student Desk (you do not have to make an appointment).
We are located at Janskerkhof 3, Utrecht (at the School of Law)
Walk-in hours: Monday and Wednesday from 3 PM until 4:30 PM
Telephone / Email
+31 (0)30 253 7289
You can make an appointment by sending an email. Don't forget mention your student number. You can also call +31 (0)30 253 7289.
International Exchange Office - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
3512 BK Utrecht