Programs

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.

Programs A and B follow a timeline that has two application cycles. Programs that are open for application only during the early or First application cycle are marked with .

Programs that are open for application only during the late or Second application cycle are marked with .

Programs that are open for application during both early/late or First and Second application cycles are marked with .

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.

For more information please visit: https://umap.org/program-definitions/.

Program Program Description Program Dates

Brock University Exchange Program

Brock University

St. Catharines, Canada
English Requirements: TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Other
English Score: https://brocku.ca/admissions/english-proficiency/
Brock University is one of Canada’s top post-secondary institutions. Located in historic Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a young and modern university in a safe, community-minded city with beautiful natural surroundings.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 2 dates: 06/Jan/2025 - 30/Apr/2025

KPU Student Exchange Program (Spring 2025)

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Surrey, Canada
English Requirements: TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Other
Come study abroad for an exchange semester on the west-coast of Canada in a multicultural area near the mountains and ocean. Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) takes its name from the Kwantlen First Nation. We have small classes and supports here for inclusion.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 1 dates: 06/Jan/2025 - 29/Apr/2025

Global Business Expertise

Vancouver International College

Vancouver, Canada
English Requirements: TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Other
Choose from one of 6 courses: Human Resources Strategies; Public Relations Strategies; Legal Administration; Cost Control Strategies; Global Marketing Strategies; Business Economics; Each course is 4 weeks. Intake every month.
Program C

Application deadline: 09/Aug/2024

Program Dates: 13/Jun/2024 - 09/Aug/2024

Study at Centennial - Semester Exchange at Centennial College, Toronto Canada

Centennial College

Toronto, Canada
English Requirements: TOEFL ITP, IELTS
English Score: https://www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/language-proficiency-information
Join us at Centennial College for a semester abroad for our Winter Term: January 6 - April 24, 2025.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 1 dates: 06/Jan/2025 - 25/Apr/2025

Royal Roads University Spring 2025 Student Exchange

Royal Roads University

Victoria, Canada
English Requirements: TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Other
English Score: https://www.royalroads.ca/admission/admission-requirements/english-language-requirements
Royal Roads University is a public, applied research university that offers a unique educational approach for today's rapidly changing world. RRU's innovative teaching, interdisciplinary learning and solutions-oriented research are inextricably linked to tackling the world's toughest problems. As a designated Ashoka U changemaker campus, RRU is recognized for its initiatives toward climate action, changemaking, justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. RRU's life-changing education inspires people with the courage to transform the world.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 2 dates: 14/Apr/2025 - 31/Aug/2024

Royal Roads University Winter 2025 Student Exchange

Royal Roads University

Victoria, Canada
English Requirements: TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Other
English Score: https://www.royalroads.ca/admission/admission-requirements/english-language-requirements
Royal Roads University is a public, applied research university that offers a unique educational approach for today's rapidly changing world. RRU's innovative teaching, interdisciplinary learning and solutions-oriented research are inextricably linked to tackling the world's toughest problems. As a designated Ashoka U changemaker campus, RRU is recognized for its initiatives toward climate action, changemaking, justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. RRU's life-changing education inspires people with the courage to transform the world.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 2 dates: 01/Jan/2025 - 11/Apr/2025

Innovación y Emprendimiento

Universidad Catolica del Norte

Antofagasta & Coquimbo, Chile
El programa de Innovación y Emprendimiento está diseñado para capacitar a los estudiantes en la creación y desarrollo de nuevas ideas de negocios y proyectos innovadores. A través de una combinación de teoría y talleres prácticos, los estudiantes aprenderán a identificar oportunidades, desarrollar estrategias y lanzar sus propios emprendimientos exitosos. Este programa entregará a los estudiantes herramientas y conocimiento para convertir sus ideas en realidades exitosas.
Program C

Application deadline: 10/Oct/2024

Program Dates: 15/Dec/2024 - 21/Dec/2024

UCN STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Universidad Catolica del Norte

Antofagasta & Coquimbo, Chile
Participate at Ucn student Exchange Program in the Spring semester 2025, staying by one or two semesters. The visiting student can apply to all our undergraduate (degree) programs. Please note that there are no clinical rotations in hospitals available for health sciences students. The application deadline is November 1st, 2024.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 1 dates: 09/Mar/2025 - 24/Jul/2025

Semester 2 dates: 18/Aug/2025 - 19/Dec/2025

Intercambio Virtual

Universidad Catolica del Norte

Antofagasta & Coquimbo, Chile
El Intercambio Virtual es un programa que de la posibilidad a los estudiantes de nuestros socios de la red UMAP de cursar una materia virtual en la UCN
Virtual Program

Application deadline: 29/Jul/2024

Program Dates: 19/Aug/2024 - 12/Dec/2024

Ecología Marina

Universidad Catolica del Norte

Antofagasta & Coquimbo, Chile
El programa está diseñado para entregar a los estudiantes comprensión de los ecosistemas marinos y su importancia en el equilibrio ambiental global. A través de una combinación de clases teóricas, trabajos de laboratorio y experiencias prácticas en campo, los estudiantes explorarán temas como la biodiversidad marina, las interacciones ecológicas, la conservación de los océanos y los impactos del cambio climático en los ambientes marinos.
Program C

Application deadline: 10/Oct/2024

Program Dates: 15/Dec/2024 - 21/Dec/2024

2024 Global Youth Camp

Sias University

Xinzheng, China
English Requirements: Other
Sias University is welcoming international students (non-Chinese Citizens) to take part in “2024 Global Youth Camp” in Zhengzhou city, Henan Province, China. This program will focus on cross culture communication and leadership building program. Through a week in Sias, participants could enjoy peer dialogues, leadership building programs, social networking events, and lectures on Chinese history, culture, economics, music and UN SDGs.
Program C

Application deadline: 08/Aug/2024

Program Dates: 28/Oct/2024 - 02/Nov/2024

Student Exchange Program at ITS Surabaya - Indonesia

Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember

Surabaya, Indonesia
English Requirements: TOEFL ITP, TOEFL iBT, IELTS
English Score: TOEFL iBT: 57 - 71, IELTS: 5 - 5.5, TOEFL ITP: 485 - 525, TOEIC: 670 - 785
Studying abroad will be an interesting and exciting experience in your life. Your study period will bring you more than study credits. You will learn to study and work with students of different nationalities and you will have to express yourself in a foreign language while experiencing a different culture. ITS Surabaya welcomes prospective student to join student exchange program for Bachelor and Master.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 1 dates: 24/Feb/2025 - 20/Jun/2025

OIT International Student Exchange Program

Osaka Institute of Technology

Osaka, Japan
English Requirements: TOEFL ITP, TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Other, TOEFL paper-based
English Score: CEFR B2 level or above--No. 2 - Research/Internship Program (for Graduate)
Based on the agreement with the UMAP, Osaka Institute of Technology accepts international students from the UMAP participating institutions every year. No. 1 - Coursework Program (for Undergraduate and Graduate) Taking regular courses given in Japanese Language: Japanese Admission: April and late September Duration : 6months(1 semester) or 1 year(2semester) Japanese proficiency: JLPT N2 level or above No. 2 - Research/ Internship Program (for Graduate) Conducting research/internship without taking courses - no credits given Language: English or Japanese Admission: negotiable Duration: negotiable (up to 1year) English proficiency: CEFR B2 level or above/ Japanese proficiency: JLPT N2 level or above
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 1 dates: 01/Apr/2025 - 20/Sep/2025

Semester 2 dates: 22/Sep/2025 - 28/Feb/2026

Fee Paying -- Toyo Study Abroad Program for spring 2025

Toyo University

Bunkyo-ku, Japan
English Requirements: TOEFL iBT, IELTS
English Score: CEFR B2 or higher
Toyo University, located in the heart of Tokyo, is one of the largest private universities in Japan. Toyo is known for its academic excellence and commitment to nurturing global leaders. Established in 1887, Toyo University offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, business administration, law, science and engineering, and information sciences. The university emphasizes a holistic education that integrates practical knowledge with theoretical understanding, preparing students for successful careers in a rapidly changing global society. Toyo University offers study abroad students: ·Intensive Japanese language courses in a wide range of levels from zero beginner to business. ·A variety of academic courses taught in Japanese and English (Faculty of Letters, Economics, Business Administration, Law, Sociology, Global and Regional Studies and International Tourism Management). ·Opportunities to meet study abroad students from all over the world. ·Safe, affordable and comfortable dormitories with international as well as local students. ·A Language Exchange Program to meet local students and practice their language. ·A great learning environment in a quiet and historical neighborhood. ·Easy access to the iconic tourist and international business areas.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 05/Aug/2024

Semester 1 dates: 07/Apr/2025 - 02/Aug/2025

Semester 2 dates: 19/Sep/2025 - 31/Jan/2026

Toyo Exchange Program for spring 2025

Toyo University

Bunkyo-ku, Japan
English Requirements: TOEFL iBT, IELTS
English Score: CEFR B2 or higher
Toyo University, located in the heart of Tokyo, is one of the largest private universities in Japan. Toyo is known for its academic excellence and commitment to nurturing global leaders. Established in 1887, Toyo University offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, business administration, law, science and engineering, and information sciences. The university emphasizes a holistic education that integrates practical knowledge with theoretical understanding, preparing students for successful careers in a rapidly changing global society. Toyo University offers study abroad students: ·Intensive Japanese language courses in a wide range of levels from zero beginner to business. ·A variety of academic courses taught in Japanese and English (Faculty of Letters, Economics, Business Administration, Law, Sociology, Global and Regional Studies and International Tourism Management). ·Opportunities to meet study abroad students from all over the world. ·Safe, affordable and comfortable dormitories with international as well as local students. ·A Language Exchange Program to meet local students and practice their language. ·A great learning environment in a quiet and historical neighborhood. ·Easy access to the iconic tourist and international business areas.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 05/Aug/2024

Semester 1 dates: 07/Apr/2025 - 02/Aug/2025

Semester 2 dates: 19/Sep/2025 - 31/Jan/2026

UF Student Exchange Programs

University of Fukui

Fukui-shi, Japan
English Requirements: TOEFL ITP, TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Other, TOEFL paper-based
English Score: 600
Program A Language : English Admission : April and October Undergraduate students: Take Common Courses (Japanese language and Japanese Affairs), Specialized Courses in the following six fields: 1) Culture and Society; 2) Mechanical and System Engineering; 3) Electrical, Electronic and computer engineering; 4) Architecture and Civil Engineering; 5) Materials Science and Biotechnology; 6) Applied Physics, and other courses in English offered by the School of Global and Community Studies. Graduate students: Receive research instruction in the fields of engineering in English. No credit given. Program B Language : Japanese Admission: April and October Undergraduate and Graduate students | For Auditing Take regular courses with Japanese students and register 10-class hour/week worth of course per semester. Graduate students | For Research Enroll as Research Students and conduct research without taking courses. Research students cannot earn credit.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 05/Aug/2024

Semester 1 dates: 01/Apr/2025 - 30/Sep/2025

Semester 2 dates: 01/Oct/2025 - 31/Mar/2026

Kansai University Exchange Program

Kansai University

Suita, Japan
English Requirements: TOEFL ITP, TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Other
Based on the agreement with the UMAP, Kansai University accepts international students from the UMAP participating institutions every year. UMAP students at Kansai University follow the "KUGF (Kansai University Global Frontier) Curriculum", and students whose Japanese language proficiency is sufficiently high can also enroll in other specialist subjects.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 05/Aug/2024

Semester 1 dates: 01/Apr/2025 - 20/Sep/2025

Semester 2 dates: 21/Sep/2025 - 31/Mar/2026

Aichi Prefectural University Exchange Program

Aichi Prefectural University

Nagakute, Japan
Participating students can expect to improve their communication skills in Japanese by completing tasks in courses exclusively for exchange students. In addition, involvement in some of our regular undergraduate courses provides motivated students with a rich academic experience, making this program ideal for studious students. In this program for international students, both Japanese language and cultural understanding courses are offered.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 05/Aug/2024

Semester 1 dates: 01/Apr/2025 - 30/Sep/2025

Semester 2 dates: 01/Oct/2025 - 31/Mar/2026

Shokei Gakuin University UMAP student exchange program

Shokei Gakuin University

Natori, Miyagi, Japan
English Requirements: Other
English Score: N2 or N1
Exchange students can learn courses offered in the College of Humanities and Social Studies. Please note that we do not offer Japanese language courses for international students.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 1 dates: 07/Apr/2025 - 08/Aug/2025

Semester 2 dates: 22/Sep/2025 - 06/Feb/2026

Meijo Exchange Program in English

Meijo University

Nagoya, Japan
English Requirements: TOEFL ITP, TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Other, TOEFL paper-based
English Score: TOEFL iBT 68 or IELTS 5.5 or TOEIC 785(400 Listening+385 Reading)
This program provides opportunities to understand more about Japan in English while participants are learning basic Japanese. ? Japanese language subjects MU provides multiple level courses currently in 3 levels. Please note that ES cannot decide the courses by him/herself and the decision will be made by Meijo University. Each semester for our ES and these courses will be held on Tempaku and Dome-mae Campus. One subject includes two 90-minute lectures/lessons in a week. According to our academic calendar, a semester consists of 15 weeks. - Elementary Japanese I to IV (8 credit points for the 4 subjects) - Intermediate Japanese I to IV (8 credit points for the 4 subjects) - Advanced Japanese I to IV (8 credit points for the 4 subjects) *The number of subjects may change from the 2025 academic year onward ? International Japanese Studies subjects (available only for MEP-E students) Japanese Studies will be taught in English to learn more about its culture, history and Chubu area around us. From history of Japan to a part of Japanese Literature, you can explore wide variety of fields about Japan. Depending on which term you are participating, subjects that you can study varies. One course includes one 90-minute lectures/lessons in a week. With 15 weeks of your study, you are studying 22.5 hours and 2 credits will be awarded for each subject. Please note that some of the Japanese Studies subjects are compulsory but the others are selective.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 1 dates: 27/Mar/2025 - 31/Jul/2025

Semester 2 dates: 29/Aug/2025 - 31/Jan/2026

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: 05/Aug/2024

Semester 1 dates: 01/Apr/2025 - 30/Sep/2025

Semester 2 dates: 01/Oct/2025 - 31/Mar/2026

Student Exchange Program

Kansai University of International Studies

Amagasaki, Japan
Kansai University of International Studies welcomes you to study a semester or a year long program in any of our five departments; Global Studies (provisional name), Sociology, Psychology, Child Education and Social Welfare, and Management. Kansai University of International Studies is located in Hyogo prefecture with lots of tourist destinations.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 1 dates: 01/Apr/2025 - 31/Aug/2025

Semester 2 dates: 01/Oct/2025 - 28/Feb/2026

UKM Semester Exchange Program

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Bangi, Malaysia
English Requirements: TOEFL ITP, TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Other, TOEFL paper-based
English Score: TOEFL iBT: 79, TOEFL ITP: 550 or IELTS Band 6
We are delighted that you are considering UKM for your student exchange programme and hope that the information provided in this section can help you make an informed decision to spend a semester or an academic year (1 or 2-semester study) with us. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) offers a distinctively Asian and global experience that is grounded in maximizing the potential of students and their future-readiness. Incoming exchange students can take a variety of cross-disciplinary modules from Engineering & Technology to Southeast Asian languages and cultures. Aside from being a leading research university in Malaysia, UKM brings a fun, exciting and conducive environment for students to experience something new. Here in Bangi Selangor, students have a wide range of activities to do all day along. From sports facilities to hipster cafes, all are available within a 5 KM radius. For those who love fashion and latest trends, Bangi Sentral, Bangi Gateway and IOI City Mall are the places to go. Students are able to lead a healthy lifestyle within a global, multicultural environment, which is unique to Malaysia alone. Where else could one experience active learning, exhilarating adventure, and rich culture, if not at UKM?
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 1 dates: 17/Mar/2025 - 20/Jul/2025

Fee paying --UKM Study Abroad Program

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Bangi, Malaysia
English Requirements: TOEFL ITP, TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Other, TOEFL paper-based
English Score: TOEFL iBT: 79, TOEFL ITP: 550 or IELTS Band 6
We are delighted that you are considering UKM for your student exchange programme and hope that the information provided in this section can help you make an informed decision to spend a semester or an academic year (1 or 2-semester study) with us. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) offers a distinctively Asian and global experience that is grounded in maximizing the potential of students and their future-readiness. Incoming exchange students can take a variety of cross-disciplinary modules from Engineering & Technology to Southeast Asian languages and cultures. Aside from being a leading research university in Malaysia, UKM brings a fun, exciting and conducive environment for students to experience something new. Here in Bangi Selangor, students have a wide range of activities to do all day along. From sports facilities to hipster cafes, all are available within a 5 KM radius. For those who love fashion and latest trends, Bangi Sentral, Bangi Gateway and IOI City Mall are the places to go. Students are able to lead a healthy lifestyle within a global, multicultural environment, which is unique to Malaysia alone. Where else could one experience active learning, exhilarating adventure, and rich culture, if not at UKM?
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 1 dates: 17/Mar/2025 - 20/Jul/2025

UABC Student Exchange Program

Universidad Autonoma de Baja California

Mexicali, Mexico
English Requirements: Other
Participate at UABC student Exchange Program in the Spring semester 2024, staying by one or two semesters. The visiting student can apply to all our undergraduate (degree) programs. Please note that there are no clinical rotations in hospitals available for health sciences students. The application deadline is November 1st, 2024. Please read the Fact Sheet 2025 to learn more about the program requirements.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 1 dates: 27/Jan/2025 - 31/May/2025

Semester 2 dates: 11/Aug/2025 - 28/Nov/2025

Academic Exchange Students

Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez

Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
English Requirements: TOEFL ITP
English Score: 550
We offer a Student Mobility Program with credits transfer different academic programs in several knowledge areas in the period january-june 2025.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 1 dates: 20/Jan/2025 - 23/May/2025

Semester 2 dates: 04/Aug/2025 - 21/Nov/2025

TMU Short-Term Exchange Program

Taipei Medical University

Taipei , Taiwan
English Requirements: TOEFL ITP, TOEFL iBT, IELTS
English Score: TOEFL iBT 79 or IELTS 5.5 or above
Taipei Medical University Short-Term Exchange Program (TMU-STEP) provides an opportunity for students from universities around the world to study at TMU for one or two semesters. TMU-STEP consists of a wide variety of English-taught classes in Health Sciences, such as Medicine, Public Health, Pharmacy, and Nutrition.
Virtual Program

Application deadline: 26/Aug/2024

Program Dates: 09/Sep/2024 - 12/Jan/2025

Exchange Program Chung Yuan Christian University

Chung Yuan Christian University

Taoyuan City, Taiwan
English Requirements: TOEFL iBT, IELTS, Other
English Score: TOEFL ibt 64, IELTS 5, TOEIC 700 or HSK4
Chung Yuan Christian University (CYCU) was founded in 1955, located in Taoyuan, ChungLi, near the traffic hub of northern Taiwan. We are accredited with the AACSB, IEET, and many other MoE awards. CYCU provides various fields for students to select. Inbound exchange students should complete 9 credits min to 21 credits max (undergraduate students); and 3 credits min to 21 credits max (Graduate or Ph.D. students). Exchange students can not enroll in the courses delivered in the service master's program. The Mandarin Learning Center at CYCU is responsible for offering various Mandarin courses, providing long-term Mandarin courses, one-on-one courses, and short-term Mandarin camps. Both one-on-one courses and short-term camps can be customized according to your specific needs. Mandarin Learning Center offers both online and in-person course options.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024

Semester 1 dates: 14/May/2024 - 14/Jun/2024

Semester 2 dates: 30/Sep/2024 - 30/Oct/2024

Fu Jen Catholic University

Fu Jen Catholic University

New Taipei City, Taiwan
English Requirements: TOEFL ITP, TOEFL iBT, IELTS, TOEFL paper-based
The academic year of FJCU consists of two semesters. The first semester (fall term) begins in September and runs till January; the second semester (spring term) begins in February and ends in June.
Program A/B

Application deadline: 04/Oct/2024