Exchange: Akita International University

As a leading liberal arts university in Japan, Akita International University (AIU) has been recognized as one of the top universities in Japan for its humanities education and innovative approach. Students have done courses in areas such as Japanese language, East Asian studies, and Japanese history and literature.

AIU brochure and the campus tour

Credit Equivalency: 30 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses

Restricted Programs: EAP program

Housing: On-campus housing is guaranteed. Please find more information here.


Country(ies): Japan
City: Akita
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: Yes
Timeline: Fall (Sep-Dec), Winter (Apr-Jul), Year-long (Sep-Jul)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Fall/Full Year Deadline: December 1, 2022
Winter Deadline: April 4, 2023


Language of Study: English
Level of Study: Undergrad
Subjects Available at Host: All, Arts and Science
Program Type: Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: No fee
Funding: IE Award and JASSO scholarship


Schools/Faculties: Arts and Science (St. George) Arts and Science (UTM) Arts and Science (UTSC)
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.5, and have completed at least two semesters at UofT at the time of application