Exchange: Waseda University

Since its establishment back in the late 19th Century, Waseda University strives to nurture brilliant leaders capable of taking a leading role in a global society. Waseda is a university with a dynamic movement towards the evolution of a global institution, offering precious experiences and memories unattainable anywhere else. Students have taken courses here in East Asian Studies, International Relations, and Commerce.

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Credit Equivalency: 20 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

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Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed, but the host institution will assist in securing housing. 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: 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


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, JASSO and Funding From Host Institution (For students planning to enter Japanse Language Program(JLP))


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA is different depending on School/Centre at Waseda: 3.0 (most of the Schools including SILS); 2.5 (Commerce)
Language Requirement: JLPT N1 is required for Japanese based programs