|Program A/B Status: Cycle 1
|Program A/B Status: Cycle 2
|Study Abroad Year
|Program A for Exchange Students at Niigata University
|Aim: The Program for Exchange Students at International Education Center, Niigata University (NU) provides students from our partner institutions with opportunities to study various subjects at our university up to two semesters as a principle. Through this program, NU expects that exchange students will gain diverse knowledge and deepen their understanding of Japan, and that cooperation and partnership between partner institutions and NU will be further strengthened. Eligibility requirements: An applicant must meet all of the following requirements. (1) The applicant is currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student in a university with which Niigata University has concluded a student exchange agreement (hereinafter referred to as “partner university”). (In light of the principle of student exchange, students who will be enrolled in, and pay tuition fees to, partner university during their intended study period are eligible. Students who will have graduated from partner universities by the end of the Program at Niigata University are not eligible.) (2) The applicant has good academic records which is equal to or more than 2.30 points by NU’s designated calculation formula, has sufficient language proficiency in Japanese or English, and is recommended by NU’s partner university. (3) The applicant is physically and mentally in good health and is expected to complete the program successfully. (4) The applicant will observe applicable laws and regulations during their participation in this Program as well as rules and instruction as an exchange student by agreements on student exchange with Niigata University.
|UMAP Program Coordinator, International Office, Niigata University, email@example.com
|Most subjects of Niigata University are taught in Japanese language. The number of subjects taught in English or other languages is limited. Students who do not intend to take Japanese language learning subjects, or subjects taught in Japanese which require advanced fluency, should plan carefully before application, ask for information on course offering in advance, and consult their academic advisor at home university about credit transfer.
|Undergraduate or Graduate
|Language Proficiency Requirements
|Accept Native English
|English Language Requirements: Other
|Other English Language Requirements
|Other Language Requirements
|Applicants should have a sufficient language proficiency in either English or Japanese or both in order to be successful in class and to fulfill their academic goals. The number of subjects taught in English or other languages is limited. Students who do not intend to take Japanese language learning subjects, or subjects taught in Japanese which require advanced fluency, should plan carefully before application, ask for information on course offering in advance, and consult their academic advisor at home university about credit transfer.
|Foreign Languages and Literatures, International / Global Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences
|Facilities and Resources
|Exchange students have access to university facilities just as regular degree-seeking students of Niigata University including libraries and cafeterias, free wi-fi on campus, and academic affairs information portal system.
|Program Fees (All values are in USD)
|Tuition or Program Fee
|Average Housing Cost
|$300.00 average per month.
|$0.00 average per month. This can include cost of buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation.
|Other Program Fees
|$0.00 excluding tuition. These may include activity, lab/materials, or other fees.
|Cost of Living
|$600.00 average per month. This can include meals, pocket money, and entertainment.
|$15.00 per month.
|Additional Program Information
|The cost for living including accommodation fees would be approximately 3,000 USD for one semester and 6,500 USD for two semesters. This does notinclude expenses for international and domestic travel expenses to and from NU. Student Housing: Exchange students must apply for an apartment room (single room) near Ikarashi campus before arriving in Japan using the service provided by NU Co-op. Students will be responsible for paying initial fees, monthly rent, and utility fees. Students may select a room according to their preference, and a monthly rent will vary by rooms. Details will be announced after students are admitted to NU.
|Non-Degree Programs (Exchange Student Program)
|Japanese Language Programs
|Student Life - Accommodation, Insurance, etc.
|Program A/B Information
|Students may choose either one or two semesters to study. Applicants must submit Niigata University's original application documents through a coordinator at their home university by following the instruction on the application guideline which will be sent to students who have been approved on the USCO system. Approval on the USCO system means that students are eligible to apply to Niigata University by a deadline set separately by NU.
|1st Semester Start Date:
|1st Semester End Date:
|2nd Semester Dates:
|2nd Semester End Date:
Yes, varies credits per course
|Number of Tuition Waved Participants
|Number of Fee Paying Students Accepted