Independent Summer Program: University of Tokyo ESEP-G

ESEP – G (Engineering Summer Education Program – General) provides top-class students with short-term scientific research experience in the world-leading laboratories at University of Tokyo. ESEP 2024 Poster (PDF) This is an independent (non-exchange) learning experience. You may apply directly to the program, and there is no nomination process through the Centre for International Experience. […]

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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 […]

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Exchange: Aoyama Gakuin University

Aoyama Gakuin University (AGU) was founded in 1949 as part of Aoyama Gakuin, which was established in 1874 will be celebrating its institutional foundation’s 150th anniversary in 2024.  AGU has established a national reputation for the quality of its teaching and its international ambience and is widely recognized as one of the leading private universities […]

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Exchange: Osaka University

Osaka University is a wide open place for the education of citizens, and strives to make new discoveries that allow humans to gain more knowledge and advancing the university’s motto “Live Locally, Grow Globally.” Students have participated in Engineering research programs here, as well as taken courses in Economics, Japanese language and Contemporary Asian Studies. […]

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Exchange: Kyoto University


Kyoto University is a national university located in Kyoto, Japan. It is the second oldest Japanese university, one of the highest ranked universities in Asia . As one of Asia’s leading research-oriented institutions, Kyoto University is famed for producing world-class researchers, including ten Nobel Prize laureates, two Fields medalists and one Gauss Prize. Students have […]

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Exchange: Keio University


Keio University is a private, comprehensive higher education institution located on six campuses spread across the Greater Tokyo area. It offers an environment of academic and research excellence in a wide range of fields, including commitments to education, research and medicine. Students have taken courses here in areas such as Criminology, Japanese Language, and East […]

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Exchange: Kwansei Gakuin University

Kwansei Gakuin University Clock Tower

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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