Exchange: University of Tokyo

The University of Tokyo, also known as “Todai” was established in 1877 as the first national university in Japan. As a leading research university, it offers courses in essentially all academic disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels and conducts research across the full spectrum of academic activity. Students have taken courses here in Political Science, International Relations, and East Asian Studies.

Overview of University-Wide Exchange Program (USTEP) at University of Tokyo

Credit Equivalency: 28 credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses: Check here for Undergraduate Students. Check here for Graduate Students.

Restricted Programs: Courses not listed in course catalog for USTEP students.

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


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


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Oct-Feb), Winter (Apr-July), Year-long (Oct-July)
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 JASSO scholarship


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 3.0; Exchange only available after 2 years of study; Language Requirements: JLPT level N1 for courses in Japanese.