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Kansai University - Exchange

Term To Study: Fall 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2020
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Exchange
Link 1: Kansai University - International
Link 2: Scholarships & Financial Aid
Link 3: Kansai University Exchange Program Brochure
Program Locations: Osaka
Contact Phone: 508-531-6183
Contact Name: Bridgewater Study Abroad Office
Contact Email:
What is Included: Tuition & fees paid to BSU
Housing and living expenses paid to Kansai University
What is not Included: Personal and additional travel expenses
Passport & visa (if applicable)
International travel/health insurance
Estimated Costs: BSU Semester Tuition & Fees
Varies Housing and living expenses (including airfare)
Program Description

Kansai University is a student exchange partner with BSU! Applications are competitive with limited number of exchange spots per semester. Direct enroll option is available if all exchange spots are full.

Open to all BSU majors; 2.75 minimum GPA; 24 credits completed.

Kansai University is located in the historic and traditional town of Osaka. The university offers 13 departments, 13 research divisions and 3 professional graduate schools. There are approximately 30,000 students enrolled including many students from outside of Japan.

BSU students enroll as visiting exchange students at Kansai for one semester or an academic year. Students take an equivalent of 12 credits (minimum) per semester to maintain full-time status and course offerings vary depending on department availability. Students work with BSU’s Study Abroad Office and the Kansai International Office to determine course availability.

Students earn BSU transfer credit for their courses at Kansai. Students are required to complete BSU transfer credit forms prior to departure.

Students reside in Kansai University international student housing.

Quick Facts

Population: 127368088
Capital: Tokyo
Per-capita GDP: $ 35200
Size: 377915 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 09:00 hours) Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo

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