Exchange: Kwansei Gakuin University

Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU) is an independent institution for higher education, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees in over 35 different disciplines to a student body of about 20,000, including approximately 400 foreign students. The University maintains academic standards that rank among the highest of all Japanese universities and colleges. Students have taken courses here on Japanese culture, art, history and language.


Credit Equivalency: 30 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses

Contemporary Japan Program

School of International Studies

Housing: On-campus housing is guaranteed. Please find more information here.



Subjects Available at Host: All

Program Type: Study

Accepting Applications: No

Fall/Full Year Deadline: December 3, 2019
Winter Deadline: April 15, 2020

Timeline: Fall (Sep-Jan), Winter (Apr-Jul), Year-long (Sep-Jul)

Country: Japan

City: Nishinomiya

Institution: University

Language of Study: English, Japanese

Level of Study: Undergrad

Credit: Yes

Open to Programs at UofT: All

Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT

Program Fees: No fee

Funding: IE Award and funding from host institution

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25