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Education Programs for Prospective International Students

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A. Degree Seeking Programs

  1. Undergraduate Programs
  2. Master and Doctor Degree Programs
  3. Leading Graduate Schools Programs

B. Exchange Programs (one semester or one year stay)

  1. NUPACE (Nagoya University Program for Academic Exchange)
  2. Special Exchange Program (only for program participating institutions)

C. Short-term Stay Program (less than 3 months)

D. Research Students


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A. Degree Seeking Programs

1. Undergraduate Programs

Program Language of Instruction School Admission period Application period
General Programs Japanese All Schools early Apr. mid - late Jan.
G30 International Programs English Letters, Law, Economics, Science, Engineering and Bio-agricultural Science late Sep. 1st: early Dec. - early Jan.
2nd: early Feb. - early Mar.
Japan-Korea Collaboration Program for Korean Engineering Students Japanese Engineering - -

2. Master and Doctor Degree Programs

Program Language of Instruction School Admission period Application period
General Programs Japanese All Ggraduate Schools early Apr. (varies according to school)
Comparative Law and Politics Program English Grad. School of Law early Apr. early Jan.
Graduate School of International Development English Grad. School of International Development (Dept. of International Development) early Apr. Master: early-mid Aug.
PhD: early Jan.
Global Environmental Leaders Program (Master) English Grad. School of Environmental Studies early Apr. 1st : mid Jul.
2nd: early Jan.
G30 International Programs English Grad. Schools of Letters, Law, Economics, Science, Medecine, Engineering, Bio-agricultural Science, and Language and Culture late Sep. Dec.-Jan.
Medecine DC: May

3. Leading Graduate School Programs

Program Language of Instruction School Admission period Application period
Integrative Graduate Education and Research Program in Green Natural Sciences Japanese Science, Engineering, Bio-agricultural Science early Apr.
Cross-Border Legal Institution Design Japanese Law early Apr. / late Sep. late Jan
PhD Professional: Gateway to Success in Frontier Asia -Raising Leaders to Explore New Horizons Japanese All Schools early Apr. see at Web site
Leadership Development Program for Space Exploration and Research Japanese Science, Engineering early Apr. Apr./Feb.
Real-World Data Circulation Leaders Japanese Information Science, Engineering, Medecine, Economics early Apr. mid Feb.
Women Leaders Program to Promote Well-being inAsia Japanese International Development, Education and Human Development, Bio-agricultural Science, Medicine early Apr. early May

B. Exchange Program (one semester or one year stay)

1. NUPACE (Nagoya University Program for Academic Exchange)

Program Language of Instruction School Admission period Appli. period
NUPACE (Nagoya University Program for Academic Exchange English / Japanese All Schools (Undergraduate and Graduate)
early Apr.

late Sep.
Deadline: Nov. 1st. 

Mar. 15th

2. Special Exchange Programs (only for participating institutions)

Program Language of Instruction School Institution Admission period Appli. period
Campus Asia: Training Human Resources for the Development of an Epistemic Community in Law and Political Science to Promote the Formation of "Jus Commune (Common in Law)" in East Asia English School of Law (Undergraduate and Graduate) Renmin U of China, ShanghaiJiao Tong U (China),
Seoul National U (Korea),
Sung Kyun Kwan U (Korea)
early Apr. / late Sep. see web site
Campus Asia: A Cooperative Asian Education Gateway for a Sustainable Society: Expanding the Frontiers in Science and Technology of Chemistry and Material (Collaborative Program with Tohoku University) English School of Science/Engineering (Undergraduate and Graduate) China (Nan Jing U/Shang Hai Jiao Tong U) Korea (Pohang U/Seoul National U) early Apr. / late Sep. early Oct.
Japan-US Advancecd Collaborative Education Program (JUACEP) English Graduate school of Engineering U of Michigan/U of California, Los Angeles early Apr. / late Sep. see web site
Training a New Generation  of Leaders in International Cooperation for the Development of the ASEAN Region English School of Law/Economics
Graduate Schools of Law/Economics/International Development
National U of Singapore
Chulalongkorn U (Thailand)
U of Philippines Los Banos
Gadjah Mada U (Indonesia)
Ho Chi MInH City U of Law (Vietnam)
Hanoi U of Law (Vietnam)
U of Law and Economics (Cambodia)
early Apr. / late Sep. see web site

C. Short-term Program (less than 3 months)

Summer Program

Program Language of Instruction School Admission period Application period
Latest Advanced Technology and Tasks in Automobile Engineering (NUSIP) English School of Engineering, School of Science mid Jun. late Feb.
School of Law International Summer Seminar English School of Law early Aug.

Summer/ Spring Program

Program Language of Instruction School Admission period Application period
Short-Term Japanese Language Program (NUSTEP) Japanese  All Schools early Jul. / early Feb. see web site

D. Research Students

Program Language of Instruction School Admission period Application period
Research Student Japanese / English  All Schools early Apr. / late Sep.
Graduate Research Student Japanese / English All Schools and Research Centers/Institutes early Apr. / late Sep.

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