Exchange: Aoyama Gakuin University

Aoyama Gakuin University was founded in 1949 as part of Aoyama Gakuin, celebrating the 140-year anniversary of its institutional foundation in 2014. AGU has established a national reputation for the quality of its teaching and its international ambience, and is widely recognized as one of the leading private universities in Japan.
Aoyama Gakuin University aims to educate students with a strong sense of social responsibility and morality in order to contribute to society and today’s world in accordance with its educational policy based on the Christian faith.

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Credit Equivalency: 20 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses (only undergraduate courses in English)

Restricted Programs: Teacher’s Certificate courses, Foreign Language courses for Japanese students, some courses offered by the Department of Education

Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed


  • Subjects Available at Host: Arts and Science
  • Program Type: Study
  • Accepting Applications: No
  • Fall/Full-Year Exchange: December 3, 2021
    Winter Deadline: April 1, 2021
  • Timeline: Fall (Sep-Feb), Winter (Apr-Aug), Year-long (Sep-Aug)
  • Country: Japan
  • City: Tokyo
  • Institution: University
  • Language of Study: English, Japanese
  • Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
  • Credit: Yes
  • Open to Programs at UofT: Arts and Science (St. George), Arts and Science (UTM), Arts and Science (UTSC)
  • Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
  • Program Fees: No fee
  • Funding: IE Award and JASSO scholarship
  • Eligibility Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.5 Language Requirement: depending on course selection, JLPT N5 or equivalent for courses in Japanese may be required