Program A is an exchange program through which UMAP participating institutions send and receive up to two students with tuition waivers each semester.

Program B is a negotiated bilateral exchange between two institutions that have agreed to exchange more than two students per semester.

Program C consists of short-term programs of one to eight-weeks, for which tuition may be charged.

Virtual Programs are offered entirely online and may include both short-term and semester-long programs.

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Program Program Description Program Dates

Ryukyus International Student Exchange Program (RISE program)

University of the Ryukyus

Nishihara, Japan
This program provides students with a deeper understanding of both Okinawan and Japanese cultures and customs. It also gives students the opportunity to return to Japan in the future to pursue graduate studies or research. 1. Japan-Okinawa Studies Course 2. Glocal Leadership Course 3. Japanese Language Teacher Training Course 4. Major Studies Course
Program A/B

Application deadline: 31/Jan/2023

Semester 1 dates: 01/Apr/2023 - 30/Sep/2023

Semester 2 dates: 01/Oct/2023 - 31/Mar/2024