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Kansai University

Osaka Japan

Kansai University, one of the leading comprehensive universities in Japan, celebrated its 130th anniversary in 2016.
Kansai University is a prestigious private university with 13 undergraduate and 13 graduate programs along with 3 professional graduate schools. There are over 30,000 students enrolled at the university including more than 800 international students.
3-3-35 Yamate-cho, Suita-city, Osaka, 564-8680, Japan

◆UMAP Contact Person

Mr. Atsushi Yoshii
Division of International Affairs

◆Regular Academic Calendar

·First Semester
From: 1 April 2019
To: 20 September 2019
·Second Semester
From: 21 September 2019
To: 31 March 2020

◆Semester Load in Credits/Units

·Minimum Students need to register for at least 7 classes.
·Maximum None

◆General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

·Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation


·Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

4 years

◆List of Study Programs that are open for International Exchanges

Global Frontier Curriculum
The courses are taught entirely in English and include Japanese as a Second Language Curriculum. If your Japanese is advanced level, we encourage you to take academic courses taught in Japanese. Academic advisors in the Division of International Affairs will assist you on course selection. (Some courses are restricted)

◆Exchange- Related Information

·Exchange Duration
1 or 2 semesters
·Language Proficiency Requirements
Students must have Japanese, equivalent to JLPT N1~2 or JCAT 250~
 ※Certificate must be submited
English (preferable), equivalent to TOEFL iBT 60~
·Instruction Facilities and Other Supports
・Campus map ・Airport Pick-up Service ・Activities for exchange students and KU students for Japanese culture experiences.


Home stay:


Off Campus Assistance:




·Medical Insurance
All exchange students must purchase Japanese National Health Insurance during staying in Japan.
·Visa Process
KU will obtain a CoE and send it to your home university. Exchange students submit CoE to apply for STUDENT VISA at the nearest Japanese embassy or consulate.

Application Submission Deadline: 20 September 2018 (For Spring Semester)