Overview

Waseda University

City: Tokyo
Language of instruction: English, Japanese
  • Member of the U21 network
  • One of Japan's largest and highest ranked universities
  • Has produced several Japanese Prime Ministers and other political, academic, and business figures
  • 53 000+ students
  • Exchange students are offered the Intensive Japanese Language Program and the One-year study abroad program at the School of International Liberal Studies
  • Main campus is located in the Nishi-Waseda district of Shinjuku, Tokyo
  • Shinjuku is filled with entertainment, business, and shopping activities

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Partner university's areas of study

ArtsCommerce (UBCV)EngineeringFine ArtsForestryHealth SciencesLand and Food SystemsManagement (UBCO)Science

Notes on Language of Instruction

  • This university is recommended for students looking to improve their Japanese
  • Courses except Japanese language courses are conducted in English
  • Elementary to pre-advanced Japanese language courses are also offered

ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING

Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)Split year Term 2 +1 (UBC Term 2 start)Summer

Who can go?

  • Exchange students can take coursework in most areas of study, but is recommended for Asian Studies and Arts students
  • Students must have a 75% average to apply

Term dates

  • Semester 1: Late September to Early February (UBC Fall Term)
  • Semester 2: Early April to Early August (UBC Spring Term)
  • When applying to Go Global, please select the UBC term(s) that you wish to be abroad

Timing

  • Commerce: When applying to Go Global, UBC-V Commerce students must select 'Waseda University-COMM' on their Go Global application
  • At the time of Go Global application deadline, if you will not have one full academic year complete by the following March (for fall entry), or November (for spring entry), Waseda will not consider your application 

Summer program

Courses + Transfer Credits

Credits

Course equivalency formula

  • For SILS track students, regular courses: Waseda credits x ¾ = UBC credits
  • Japanese language courses (usually with LANJ course codes at the partner & offered by the Center for Japanese Language): Waseda credits x 1.5 x ¾ = UBC credits (or Waseda credits x 1.125 = UBC credits)
  • For IJL track students: Waseda credits = UBC credits (1:1)

Passing grade

D=60

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline.  You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g., application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

Information about the transfer credit portal.

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)Graduate research

Course information and restrictions

  • The One Year Study Abroad Program at the School of International Liberal Studies of Waseda University is aimed at undergraduate international students who take courses in the Japanese language and in Asian and Japanese Studies (most of the courses of this program deal with Japanese and Asian culture, history, society, politics, economy, geography, arts, and literature) - students must have completed at least one term of Japanese language study or the equivalent at the time of applying
  • Please note that only intermediate and advanced Courses are available for one-year program students
  • When selecting courses, ensure that they are available in the semester for which you are applying
  • SILS Programundergraduate program conducted in English
  • Intensive Japanese Language Program: Largest Japanese language education center in Japan

Full course load information

  • Normal courseload: 42 units per year 

Partner Course Information

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver

Applied Science (Architecture and Landscape Architecture)
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: Special Topics on Design and Architecture
Partner course code: ARTV 381L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-03-03
Arts
UBC course: ANTH 3rd
Title: Culture in Context
Partner course code: CU 310-01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-10-08
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Selected Topics in Middle Eastern Studies 01
Partner course code: ARSI 38ZL
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-20
UBC course: ASIA 2nd
Title: Summer Session (Culture II) 01
Partner course code: PHLR 101L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-08-23
UBC course: ASIA 2nd
Title: Summer Session (Culture II) 01
Partner course code: PHLR 101L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-08-23
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Japanese Popular Culture: Globalization, Cultural Production/Consumption & Creative Ecology
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-10
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Japanese Modern and Contemporary Literature
Partner course code: LITJ361L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-27
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Summer Session (Literature and Art II) 01
Partner course code: CMFE153L 01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-12
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Summer Session (Literature and Art I) 01
Partner course code: CMFE 152L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-12
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Summer Session (Literature and Art I) 01
Partner course code: CMFE 152L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-12
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Summer Session (Literature and Art III) 01
Partner course code: CMFE 154L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-12
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Selected Topics in Film and Mass Media
Partner course code: MDAX 301L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-05-31
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Religions of the East Asia
Partner course code: PHLE 361
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-10
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Social and International Relations of Japan
Partner course code: INTA 361L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-16
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Movements in Japanese Intellectual History
Partner course code: PR 409
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-11-26
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Topics in Modern Japanese Political History
Partner course code: 210GO40700 51
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-12-11
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Summer Session (Economics II) 01
Partner course code: ECNE 102L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-07-21
UBC course: CRWR 209
Title: Creative Writing II 51
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-03
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Environmental Economics
Partner course code: ECNA 361L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-07
UBC course: FIPR 469A
Title: Ethnographic Documentary Film: Theory and Practice 01
Partner course code: CMFE 221L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-25
UBC course: FIST 3rd
Title: Auteur Study: New Masters of Japanese Cinema
Partner course code: MDAX301L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-29
UBC course: GEOG 4th
Title: Regional Integration
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-03-05
UBC course: GEOG 4th
Title: Urban and Regional Planning
Partner course code: SILS 210CM40200
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-08-22
UBC course: HIST 2nd
Title: Historical Survey (The Americas)
Partner course code: SILS 51
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-03-06
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: Historical Survey (Europe) 01
Partner course code: 210HI30300 01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-04-02
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: Russia: From Lenin to Putin and Medvedev 01
Partner course code: 210GO31200 01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-04-02
UBC course: JAPN 1st
Title: Comprehensive Japanese 1M (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2017-09-20
UBC course: JAPN 1st
Title: Appropriate Expressions for Various Situations 1-2
Partner course code: 9204B12006
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-12-09
UBC course: JAPN 2nd
Title: Talk in Japanese II
Partner course code: N/A
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2017-12-09
UBC course: JAPN 2nd
Title: Comprehensive Japanese 2L (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2017-09-20
UBC course: JAPN 2nd
Title: Express yourself in Japanese by collaborative learning 2
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2017-03-01
UBC course: JAPN 2nd
Title: Comprehensive Japanese 3
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-06
UBC course: JAPN 2nd
Title: Think and Speak 2-3 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2017-09-20
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Talking about Yourself in Society 2
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-02
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: The Mind of Japanese Expression and Communication: for Mutual Understanding 3-4
Partner course code: 9204B34005
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-02
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Case Method: Learn to find & solve problems and improve presenting skills 3-4
Partner course code: 9204B34013
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-02
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Enjoying Life, Culture & Seasonal Events in Japan 2-3
Partner course code: 9204C23002
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Music of Japan: from nursery rhymes to lieder 4-8
Partner course code: LANJ201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Let's Study Traditional Japanese Culture: Practicing 4
Partner course code: 9204C44002
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-02
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Reading and Discussion: People at Work 3-4
Partner course code: 9204D32001
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-02
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Let's Read Japanese Old Tales 5-6 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ201L 9204E56003
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-12-18
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Japanese Sentence Patterns for Communication 4(1)
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-02
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Learning Japanese through Food 2-3
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-02
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Kanji 3B
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-01-05
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Appropriate expressions for various situations 2-3
Partner course code: 9204B23009
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-04-16
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Formal and Informal Expressions in Spoken Japanese 3-4
Partner course code: LANJ101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-06
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Describing Memories through Photographs & Words 2-3
Partner course code: 9204F23002
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-04-16
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Pronunciation practice for communication 5-6
Partner course code: 9204B56001
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2014-02-21
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Learning Japanese through Blogging 3
Partner course code: 9204B33004
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Kanji Encountered in the Town 3
Partner course code: 9204033001
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-04-15
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Learning Creative Writing 5-6 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-08-11
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Aural-Oral: Practicing Daily Conversion and Usage 2
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-13
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Drama Writing & Performance 2-5
Partner course code: LANJ101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-06
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: How to read books by yourself 4 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-03-09
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Pronunciation: Speaking with Fluency 3-4 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-03-09
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Personal History: From the Past to the Future 1-2
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-02
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Conversation Practice: Talking about Yourself 3-4 - Japanese course for International Student
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-02
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Kanji 5 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-12-18
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Building a Practical Vocabulary 5-6
Partner course code: 9204A56005
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Selected Topics in Japanese Grammar 3
Partner course code: LANJ101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Case Method: Learn to Find & Solve Problems and Improve Presenting Skills 3-4
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-02
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Reading Modern Short Novels 3
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2014-03-11
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Let's use onomatopoeia 3
Partner course code: 9204033003
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Japanese Conversation: When in Trouble 2
Partner course code: 9204B22003
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-04-15
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Smooth communication prompted by sharing one's feelings 3-4 (Japanese course for International Stude
Partner course code: LANJ101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-06
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Japanese pronunciation 5-6
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Reading at Your Own Pace and Style 2-3
Partner course code: 9204E23001
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-04-16
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Learning Japanese through Food and my life 2-3
Partner course code: LANJ101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-06
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Honorific Expression for Communication 2-3
Partner course code: 9204023001 01
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Explaining My life's Journey in Japanese
Partner course code: 9203B11001 02
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Japanese culture: read & discuss
Partner course code: 9204C12002 02
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Let's Enjoy Talking 2-3B
Partner course code: 9204B23002 03
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: My Cool Japan, Your Cool Japan 3-5 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-06
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Describe yourself in Japanese 5-6
Partner course code: LANJ 201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Practicing Natural Conversation through Activities 2-4 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-03-09
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Kanji 4 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Japanese Cultural Tourism 4-8
Partner course code: LANJ 201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-08-11
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Japanese Sentence Patterns for Communication 4(2) (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-06
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Talking About Yourself in Society 2
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-02
UBC course: JAPN 424
Title: Communication at Workplace 5 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ201L 9204B55007
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-08-11
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Talking and Writing about my favorite things 3-4
Partner course code: 9204034003
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-04-16
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Leaning Media Literacy in Japanese 5
Partner course code: 9204D55003
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: How to Learn Japanese through "Manga" and "Animation" 5
Partner course code: LANJ201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-06
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Learning Onomatopoeia 7-8 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: JAPN 9204A78003
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-09-05
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Negotiation skills for problem solving 7-8
Partner course code: 9204A78004
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2014-03-04
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: "Keigo" Communication 3
Partner course code: 9204B33002
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-02
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Learning Japanese: Reading Out Loud 5-8
Partner course code: 9204B58001
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2014-02-21
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Improving written expressions 6-7 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: JAPN 9204B67007
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-09-05
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Japanese culture: read & discuss 3-4
Partner course code: 9204C34003
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-13
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Japanese Traditional Culture and Pop Culture 6-8
Partner course code: JPN 9204C68002
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-08-22
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Looking at Japanese society & language through motion pictures 6-8
Partner course code: 9204C68004
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2014-02-21
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Learning Japanese through Films 6
Partner course code: 9204D66002
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2014-02-21
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Media Production Project 7-8
Partner course code: 9204D78008
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2014-02-21
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Introduction to Japanese classics using textbooks written by modern Japanese 7-8
Partner course code: 9204E78002
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2014-02-21
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Reading novels for the contemporary young 7-8 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: JPN 9204E78006
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-08-22
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Workshop: Making Drama 5-8
Partner course code: JAPN 9204F58002
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-09-05
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Improving Academic Literacy with "Nihon-no ronten" 6-7
Partner course code: 920406700
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-12-09
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Comprehensive Japanese 5 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: 9200155999 98
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-04-16
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Honorific Expressions for Business Communication 3-4
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-02
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Learning about the career of your choice 5-6
Partner course code: 9204C56008
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Comprehensive Japanese 4
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2014-02-21
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Listening comprehension: Improving Accuracy in News Listening 6-7
Partner course code: 9204D67002
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: How to Improve Your Japanese Sentences 4-5
Partner course code: LANJ201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-06
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Learning Japanese through Films - Think and Discuss What a Film Appeals to Us - 5
Partner course code: 9204D55004
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: "Kanji" Encountered in Town 3-4
Partner course code: 9204A34002
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Analyzing Japan through Public Advertisement 5-8
Partner course code: 9204058002
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Communication at Workplace 2
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-02
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Reading for Subjects in Our Society: Family, University Life, Safety and Global Environment 5-6 (Jap
Partner course code: 9204C56002
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-12-09
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Learning Japanese through Newspaper Reading 3-5 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-03-09
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Honorific Expression for Communication 5
Partner course code: 9204B55003
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2014-02-21
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Critical Reading 5-6
Partner course code: 9204G56005
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Comprehensive Japanese 6 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-08-11
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Learning Japanese through "Divecussion": Discussion and Debate 7-8
Partner course code: 9204B78002
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-12-09
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Japanese Newspaper Reading 6-7
Partner course code: LANJ 201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-09
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: "Keigo" Communication 4 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-08
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Global Issues: Thinking in Japanese 5-6 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-09
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Discussion: the documentary programs in Japanese 5-6 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-08-11
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Learning Japanese through Current Affairs 7-8
Partner course code: LANJ 301L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-08
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Learning about Issues in Global Society and about Ourselves through Case Studies 7-8
Partner course code: LANJ 301L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-08
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Familiarizing with Contemporary Japan and People through Reading 7-8
Partner course code: LANJ 301L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-12-09
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Japanese Sentence Patterns for Communication 7(2) (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 301L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-09
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Learning Japanese through Current News Topics 7-8
Partner course code: LANJ 301L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-09
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Contrastive Studies on Japanese and Chinese Language A
Partner course code: 9200007400
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2014-03-04
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Japanese, an Amazing Language
Partner course code: CJL 9200007487
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2014-09-12
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Japanese Sentence Patterns for Communication 5 (1)
Partner course code: JAPN 9204A55001
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-08-22
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Learning Loan Words in Japanese 5-6
Partner course code: 9204A56007
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-09-05
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Learning Foreign Loan Words5−6
Partner course code: JAPN 9204A56007
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-09-05
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Kanji Learning through Media 5-6
Partner course code: JPN 9204A56008
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2013-08-22
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: How to Improve Your Japanese Sentences 6-8
Partner course code: 9204A680
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2014-09-11
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: A close look at the evolution of the Japanese language 6-8
Partner course code: 9204A68003
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2014-02-21
UBC course: JPST 1st
Title: Aural-Oral: Practicing Daily Conversation and Usage 2A
Partner course code: LANJ 02
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-10-29
UBC course: NEST 3rd
Title: Ancient Egyptian Civilization 01
Partner course code: SILS 210HI40500
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-11-14
UBC course: POLI 2nd
Title: Global Issues and Political Controversies in Japan and Asia
Partner course code: POLX 141L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-13
UBC course: POLI 366
Title: International Political Economy
Partner course code: INTA 232L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-13
UBC course: POLI 368
Title: Japan's Foreign Policy
Partner course code: INTA 371L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-04
UBC course: POLI 370
Title: Conflict Resolution 01
Partner course code: INTB 321L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-02
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: European Integration and Foreign Policy
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-12-21
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Study of Politics 01
Partner course code: 1101005803
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-12-04
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Contemporary Japanese Politics
Partner course code: POLX 112L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-13
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Political Risk Analysis in the East Asian Context
Partner course code: POLX 142L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-04
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: European Integration and Foreign Policy
Partner course code: 210IR40300
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-12-21
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: International Organizations and Japan
Partner course code: INTA 241L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-25
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Public Management, Public Service and Local Government
Partner course code: POLX 251L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-06-02
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Human Security 51
Partner course code: INTB 251L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-25
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Social and International Relations of Japan; International Relations
Partner course code: INTA 361L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-25
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Global Environmental Politics and Policies 51
Partner course code: INTA 381L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-25
UBC course: SOCI 2nd
Title: Victimology 01
Partner course code: 210GO41500
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-12-06
UBC course: SOCI 3rd
Title: Sociology of Education
Partner course code: CU 455-01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-10-30
Commerce
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Business and Management in Japan
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-27
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Summer Session (Economics II) 01
Partner course code: ECNE 102L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-07-21
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Business I
Partner course code: MANX101L 9800005011
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-06
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Business II
Partner course code: MANX102L 9800005012
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-06
Music
UBC course: MUSC 358
Title: Topics in Music Culture : Introduction to Jazz History 01
Partner course code: 210CU3190
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-23
Science
UBC course: PHYS 2nd
Title: Modern physics 01
Partner course code: PHYB241L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-08-19
UBC course: STAT 3rd
Title: Advanced Statistics 01
Partner course code: STAX301L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-08-04

UBC Okanagan

Applied Science
UBC course: ENGR 350
Title: Circuit Theory A
Partner course code: ELCX20ZL
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-03-26
UBC course: ENGR 353
Title: Electronic Circuits
Partner course code: ELCX30ZL
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-03-26
UBC course: ENGR 362
Title: Signal Processing
Partner course code: ELCX31ZL
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-03-26
Arts and Sciences
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: Tourism and Japanese Culture
Partner course code: Culture II
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-03
UBC course: ARTS 3rd
Title: Japanese Popular Culture: Globalization, Cultural production / Consumption and Creative Ecology
Partner course code: Culture III
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-03
UBC course: ECON 2nd
Title: Cost- Benefit Analysis 01
Partner course code: ECNA 212L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-04-01
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Study of Global Political Economy 01 -Dynamic Economics-
Partner course code: ECNT 301L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-04-01
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Asian Financial Markets 1
Partner course code: ECNA 401L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-05-14
UBC course: HIST 2nd
Title: History of Japan (1)
Partner course code: 26G0001006
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-03-22
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: The Contemporary History of Heisei Japan
Partner course code: HISJ 101L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-09
UBC course: JPST 1st
Title: Comprehensive Japanese 1 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: 920011199
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-03-26
UBC course: JPST 1st
Title: Talk in Japanese I
Partner course code: Japanese I
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-09-03
UBC course: POLI 2nd
Title: International Development 01
Partner course code: INTB 231L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-15
Creative and Critical Studies
UBC course: ANTH 2nd
Title: Japanese Culture and Society
Partner course code: CMFC 101L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-14
UBC course: JPST 300
Title: Comprehensive Japanese 3
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-05-26
UBC course: JPST 301
Title: Comprehensive Japanese 4 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-06-10
Management
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Japanese Economy 01
Partner course code: ECNA 301L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-07-26
UBC course: JPST 1st
Title: Enhance Your Interpersonal Skills 2 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-08-18
UBC course: JPST 1st
Title: Japanese Sentence Patterns for Communication
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-08-18
UBC course: JPST 1st
Title: Talking about topics in "NHK NEWS WEB EASY" 2-3 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-08-18
UBC course: JPST 1st
Title: Reading at Your Own Pace and Style 2-3 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-08-18
UBC course: JPST 1st
Title: Practicing Natural Conversation through Activities 2 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-08-18
UBC course: JPST 2nd
Title: Let's Enjoy Talking 2-3 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-07-13
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Corporate Case Study: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company
Partner course code: MANX 231L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-08-26
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: The Basis of Intellectual Property and Business Design 01
Partner course code: MANX 231L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-04-12
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: International Role of Japanese Business 01
Partner course code: MANX 332L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-23
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Law and Practice of International Business Transaction II
Partner course code: LAWG 381L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-23
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: International Business Operations and International Law
Partner course code: LAWE 381L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-04-05
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Japanese Business (ABS program) 1
Partner course code: MANX 401L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-08-20
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Tourism and the Airline Business in Japan 1
Partner course code: TRSX 411L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-03-23
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Global Marketing Strategy and Management - Practical Applications to Real Business Environments - (B
Partner course code: CMMI 411L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-15
Tuition, Fees and Awards

Exchange tuition

  • 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
  • Some exceptions may apply

Scholarships + awards

  • Students with outstanding academic performance may be nominated for the JASSO (Japan Student Services Organization) scholarship

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ forFederal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.
Housing

Types of accommodation available

HomestayOff-campusOn-campus

Housing notes

  • Waseda University will arrange homestays for students participating in this program
  • Students will be responsible for monthly room and board (76 500 yen) per month
  • Since the students' homestay fee will be calculated on a day-to-day basis, they are required to pay the due amount from the day of their arrival in Japan
  • Homestay fees include rent, breakfast, dinner, and heating costs
  • Exchange students can apply for the accommodation after they are admitted to the university
  • Dormitory is also available for one year program students

Information on accommodation

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