Waseda University Summer Session

About the Program

Waseda University is offering a 4-week summer program in the vibrant city of Tokyo. Students will have the opportunity to select 2 courses and earn academic credits towards their degree. Aside from academic studies, students will have the opportunity to explore Tokyo and Japan through field trips, site visits and cultural events.

Final program details will be published by the partner institution that manages this program and are generally updated on their program webpage. However, you must apply through Go Global to be considered for this program and ensure you follow the appropriate transfer credit process.

Further details about the Waseda Summer Session Courses

Partner Institution
Waseda University
Program Dates

June to July

Country
  • Japan
Area(s) of study
ArtsCommerceEconomicsHistoryJapanese LanguagePolitical ScienceSociology
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • December 6, 2018

Additional Requirements or Restrictions

Undergraduate students only with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. 

Note: This program has limited enrolment and will be assessed competitively. If selecting this summer abroad program, please also include a second choice on your Go Global summer application.

Course Credits

Student will enroll in 2 courses for 4 Waseda credits. 1 Waseda credit for optional Japanese class. 

Please note that:

Waseda credits x ¾ = UBC credits

Waseda Japanese Language credits x 1.125 = UBC credits

Transfer credits are only granted for courses with academic content and may not be granted for cultural activities or intensive language courses. Please speak to a departmental advisor if you have any questions.

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 5 years. If you don't see a particular course you listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while abroad. For more information, please visit the Go Global Transfer Credit webpage.

* Not all courses listed are offered through the summer program at this institution. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partner's 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: ANTH 471
Title: Culture and Law 51
Partner course code: CMFC 233L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-12-17
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Computerized Society 01
Partner course code: INFR 301L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-08-09
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 Modern and Contemporary Literature
Partner course code: LITJ361L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-27
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: 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: Gender and Language in Modern Japanese Literature 51
Partner course code: LITJ 262L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-12-10
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: Anime:Art and Industry 51
Partner course code: ARTF 30ZL
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-03
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: 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 2nd
Title: Understanding the Japanese Economy: Microeconomic Perspectives
Partner course code: ECNA 201L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-04-15
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Empirical Study on Policy Evaluation
Partner course code: ECNA 131L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-04-15
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 3rd
Title: Special Topics on Design and Architecture
Partner course code: ARTV 381L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-03
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: HIST 3rd
Title: International History of War and Peace
Partner course code: HISV 381L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-05-21
UBC course: JAPN 1st
Title: Japanese for 'Zero' Beginners (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2019-06-02
UBC course: JAPN 1st
Title: "My, own Japanese" Project 1-2 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2019-06-02
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: Express your feelings using beginner-level Japanese 1 (Japanese course for International Studen
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2019-06-02
UBC course: JAPN 1st
Title: Personal History: From the Past to the Future 1-2 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2019-06-02
UBC course: JAPN 1st
Title: Think and Speak about Kanji 1-2 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2019-06-02
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: 2018-12-07
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 2nd
Title: Comprehensive Japanese 2 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2019-06-02
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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Kanji Encountered in the Town 3
Partner course code: 9204033001
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: 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: 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 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: Learning Onomatopeia 4-5
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-27
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: Drama Writing & Performance 2-5
Partner course code: LANJ101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-06
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: 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: Kanji 3B
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-01-05
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: 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: 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: Empathetic Conversation 4-5
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-27
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: Learn practical kanji vocabulary by life mapping 3-5 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: LANJ 101L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2019-09-06
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: 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: 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: 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: 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 pronunciation 5-6
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: Japanese for cartoon character expressions 3-5 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: 9203035001
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-12-06
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: How to Learn Japanese through "Manga" and "Animation" 4 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: 9204044005
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-12-07
UBC course: JAPN 3rd
Title: The mind of Japanese Expression and Communication: for Mutual Understanding 4
Partner course code: 9204044006
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-12-07
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 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: 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: 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: Leaning Media Literacy in Japanese 5
Partner course code: 9204D55003
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: 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: 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: 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 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: Understanding Japanese Society: Watching, Summarization and Telling 4-5
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-06-27
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Critical Reading 5-6
Partner course code: 9204G56005
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-07
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Trendy Words and Japanese Society 6-8
Partner course code: LANJ 201L
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2019-09-06
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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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, an Amazing Language
Partner course code: CJL 9200007487
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2014-09-12
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: 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: MUSC 322
Title: Opera: History and Its Development 01
Partner course code: ARTM 281L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-08-16
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: Study of Politics 01
Partner course code: 1101005803
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2016-12-04
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Civil Society and the Role of Non-Profit Organizations
Partner course code: POLX 111L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-03-04
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: The Constitution of Japan 51
Partner course code: LAWA 211L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-12-11
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Introduction to World Politics and Journalism 51
Partner course code: POLX 231L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-12-11
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: Science and Technology in Japan
Partner course code: STSX 231L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-02-19
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
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Business and Global Standardization
Partner course code: INF R41ZL
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-04-18
Community and Regional Planning
UBC course: GEOG 3rd
Title: Urban and Regional Planning 01
Partner course code: GSSH 301L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-06
Kinesiology
UBC course: no credit
Title: Budo 01
Partner course code: Global 01
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-12-12
Law
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Minorities and the Law in the United States 01
Partner course code: LAWG 281L
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-12
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 Philosophy (2)
Partner course code: 26G0001001
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date:
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: JPST 2nd
Title: Comprehensive Japanese 2 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: 9200122999
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-09-06
UBC course: JPST 2nd
Title: Kanji (For Nonnative Kanji Learners) 2 (Japanese course for International Student)
Partner course code: 9201022991
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2018-09-06
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: 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 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 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: 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: 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: 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 and Fees

You will pay tuition directly to the partner institution for this program.

The partner institution may charge other program fees such as application fees, housing costs, field trips, cultural activities, or other costs associated with hosting this program. Please check the partner webpage for details of program costs.

How to apply to a Go Global Summer Program

  1. Complete your research about the summer abroad program and ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria, including any partner or program-specific requirements. 
  2. Apply online by the Go Global deadline listed above. 
  3. Please submit only one application for the summer program of your choice. You can include a second choice as a backup on the same application if needed by selecting the "Add Item" button.
  4. Where applicable, select the "Summer Exchange" option to pay tuition to UBC or the "Study Abroad" option to pay tuition to the partner institution. If you select the "Summer Exchange" option, please also include a second choice.
  5. If you plan to do multiple experiences (e.g. more than one summer program; a term exchange and a summer program, etc.), please submit a separate application for each experience. Our team will review your application(s) and if successful, will nominate you to apply to the partner institution(s). 
  6. Pay the Go Global Fee when prompted, after the application deadline.
  7. If successfully nominated by Go Global, you will receive instructions on how to apply to the partner university.

Accessibility

If you are considering applying for a Go Global program and identify with having a disability or pre-existing health condition (mental or physical) which could impact your participation, or if you require academic accommodation, you can contact the following offices and meet with an Accessibility Advisor before the start of your program:

The Centre for Accessibility (Vancouver) 604 822-5844

Disability Resource Centre (Okanagan) 250 807-8053

Go Global Refund Policy for Summer Programs

The $415.00 Go Global Fee is an administrative fee required for all applicants to Go Global programs. The fee is non-refundable. However, it may be reduced under the following circumstances:

Not matched to Summer Abroad:

You are eligible to reduce your Go Global fee from $415.00 to $93.25 if:

  • You have applied to Go Global but do not meet our minimum eligibility requirements
  • The partner university does not accept your application and Go Global cannot find another option

Withdrawals from Summer Abroad:

To withdraw from your Go Global summer abroad program, you must contact Go Global by email to request withdrawal. You will then be asked to complete a short withdrawal form.

Students who withdraw by March 30 will have their Go Global fee reduced from $415.00 to $321.75.

Please consult with your Go Global advisor if you have any questions.

Advising Hours

Please note Drop-in Advising is cancelled on Tuesday September 3rd due to the Imagine Day Activities.

General Incoming Exchange Extended Advising Hours for Tuesday September 4th – Tuesday September 17th (course add/drop deadline)
Morning Advising - 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Afternoon Advising - 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Group advising for Coordinated International Experience (CIE):
Wednesday, September 4 | 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm in UBC Life Building Room 1504
Thursday September 5 | 9:00 am - 9:30 am in UBC Life Building Room 1504
Monday September 9 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm in UBC Life Building Room 1504

Drop-in advising hours (UBC Vancouver)

Monday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 
Thursday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

You might not need to see an advisor. General questions about Go Global Exchange can be answered at the Go Global Main Office in the UBC Life Building (Vancouver) or by emailing go.global@ubc.ca.  

Group advising for Outbound Exchange 
Outbound Exchange students are strongly encouraged to attend a Group Advising session before meeting with an advisor. Group Advising for Outbound Exchange students takes place weekly (excludes statutory holidays and office closures):

Wednesday: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 1501 (Multipurpose Room) in the Life Building

Go Global Vancouver

When emailing us, please include:

  1. Your student number in the subject line
  2. Your full name and if you are an incoming or outgoing student in the body of the email

Go Global Vancouver

go.global@ubc.ca

Telephone: 604 822 0942

Fax: 604 822 9885

UBC Life Building
6138 Student Union Blvd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada

Hours

Mon
9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Tue
9:30 am - 4:15 pm
Wed
9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Thu
9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Fri
9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Sat
Closed
Sun
Closed
Partner Institution
Waseda University
Program Dates

June to July

Country
  • Japan
Area(s) of study
ArtsCommerceEconomicsHistoryJapanese LanguagePolitical ScienceSociology
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • December 6, 2018