Exchange: Kyoto University

Kyoto University is a national university located in Kyoto, Japan. It is the second oldest Japanese university, one of the highest ranked universities in Asia . As one of Asia’s leading research-oriented institutions, Kyoto University is famed for producing world-class researchers, including ten Nobel Prize laureates, two Fields medalists and one Gauss Prize. Students have taken courses here in Life Sciences and Japanese language and culture.

Kyoto University offers two different exchange programs: Kyoto University International Education Program (KUINEP) and General Exchange Program (GE).  On your application, please indicate which program you are applying for under your Study Plan.

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Credit Equivalency: 36 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses: Check here.

Restricted Programs: Medical fields

Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed. Please find more information here.

Note: This destination is only open to Full Year or Winter exchange. This destination’s term date does not align with U of T’s. If you have any questions, please email learning.abroad@utoronto.ca.

Location

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

Status

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

Deadlines: Fall/Full Year Deadline: December 4, 2023
Winter Deadline: April 3, 2024

Details

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

Eligibility

Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 3.0 (Undergraduates) or B (Graduates). Language requirement: depending on course selection, Japanese level N1 may be required.