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.


Credit Equivalency: 28 credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses

USTEP Type U and G may also apply for courses all taught in English in the Global Japan Studies Program if on exchange for one academic year

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

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



  • Subjects Available at Host: All
  • Program Type: Study
  • Accepting Applications: No
  • Fall/Full-Year Deadline: December 3, 2020
    Winter Deadline: April 1, 2021
  • Timeline: Fall (Oct-Feb), Winter (Apr-July), Year-long (Oct-July)
  • Country: Japan
  • City: Tokyo
  • Institution: University
  • Language of Study: English, Japanese
  • Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
  • Credit: Yes
  • Open to Programs at UofT: All
  • Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
  • Program Fees: No fee
  • Funding: IE Award and JASSO scholarship
  • Eligibility Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 3.0 Exchange only available after 2 years of study Language Requirements: JLPT level N1 for courses in Japanese.