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Osaka Institute of Technology

Osaka Japan

Osaka Institute of Technology (OIT) was founded in 1922, with the mission to develop specialists with science-based practical skills who play an important role for the world, for the people and for the community.

OIT have four faculties and three campuses:

1. Faculty of Engineering (Omiya Campus)
2. Faculty of Intellectual Property (Omiya Campus)
3. Faculty of Robotics & Design (Umeda Campus)
4. Faculty of Information Science and Technology (Hirakata Campus)
OIT also has their graduate schools which conduct master and doctoral courses.

Please refer to OIT website for the detailed information.

5-16-1 Omiya, Asahi-ku, Osaka, 535-8585 Japan

◆UMAP Contact Person

Ms. Manami Kita
International Center

◆Regular Academic Calendar

·First Semester
From: 6 April 2019 (tentative)
To: 9 August 2019 (tentative)
·Second Semester
From: 24 September 2019 (tentative)
To: 21 February 2019 (tentative)

◆Semester Load in Credits/Units

·Minimum 10 credits
·Maximum Undergraduate Program - 24 credits, Graduate Program - to be confirmed

◆General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

·Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation

Undergraduate Program - 124 Credits, Graduate Program - 30 Credits

·Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

4 years

◆List of Study Programs that are open for International Exchanges

No. 1 - Coursework Program (for Undergraduate and Graduate)
Taking regular courses given in Japanese
Language: Japanese, Admission: April and late September

No. 2 - Research/Internship Program (for Graduate)
Conducting research/internship without taking courses - no credits given
Language: English or Japanese, Admission: negotiable

◆Exchange- Related Information

·Exchange Duration
No. 1 - 6 months (1 semester) or 1 year (2 semester)
No. 2 - negotiable (up to 1 year)
·Language Proficiency Requirements
No.1 - JLPT N2 or above
No.2 - English: CEFR B2 or above / Japanese: JLPT N2 or above
·Instruction Facilities and Other Supports
Buddy support

International House
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Home stay:


Off Campus Assistance:


·Medical Insurance
All UMAP students are required to join National Health Insurance (approx. JPY 2,000 per month) and buy Overseas Travel Insurance which meet criteria specified by OIT.
·Visa Process
Assistance available. (

Application Submission Deadline: