Exchange: Nihon University

As the largest private university in Japan, Nihon University provides broad range of fields of study. The university has 14 colleges and 83 departments.  Please refer to Nihon University Brief Guide.

Credit equivalency: 31 credits= 5.0 UofT credits

General Exchange: Courses are taught in Japanese at Nihon University.  General Exchange option is open to students who have achieved JLPT N1 or N2 level.  Check here for list of departments at Nihon University.
Fall: Sept-Jan
Winter: Apr-Aug
Full Year: Sept-Aug

Restricted Programs: School of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Department of Veterinary Medicine, Graduate School of Social and Cultural Studies, and Law School.

Housing: Housing is guaranteed for nominated exchange students from U of T who submit their housing application by the deadline stipulated by the host institution. Students must follow instructions from the host institution, and specific room types and/or locations may not be 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


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


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Sep-Jan), 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


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 funding from host institution (JPY 35,000)


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25 (Undergraduates) or B (Graduates) Language Requirement: Japanese language level of JLPT N2 or N1 is required for General Exchange but not for JLPT.