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Kyoto University

  • Kyoto University
  • Kyoto University
  • Kyoto University
  • Kyoto University
  • Kyoto University
  • Kyoto University
  • Kyoto University
  • Kyoto University
  • Kyoto University
  • Kyoto University
Kyoto University

is a comprehensive research university with a student body comprising ambitious young people from diverse cultural backgrounds who are pursuing studies in a wide variety of fields. The university’s overall enrollment of 23,000 students includes approximately 2,000 international students from around 100 countries and regions throughout the world. Sharing your ideas and aspirations with this diverse group of fellow students will greatly enrich your academic progress and your student life. This university is suitable for students to learn Japanese Culture, Technology, and Education.

Program:Student Exchange
1 Semester
Minimum GPA:
Tuition fee:
Depends on OIA
Minimum IELTS:
6.5 overall, no band under 5.5
Living cost:
Deadline nomination:
January (Fall Semester)
August (Spring Semester)
Late September (Fall)
Late March (Spring)
Jasso Scholarship:
80.000 yen/ month


Entry Requirements:
  • Enrolled as an active student at the IUP in PPM
  • Completed at least 4 semesters of study at the IUP in PPM
  • Meet the requirements for minimum GPA and IELTS
  • Pass the internal selection at the department to get recommendation to proceed the application in OIA.

Required Documents:

Internal SelectionApplication in OIA
Application formOfficial Academic Transcript
Curriculum VitaeStudy Plan for the Exchange Semester
IELTS CertificateIELTS Certificate
Academic TranscriptPassport-size photo (3 x 4 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)
 Scanned the personal page of the passport
 Motivation Letter
 Curriculum Vitae
 Letter of Enrollment from Faculty
 Letter of Nomination from Faculty (*addressed to the Head of Office of International Affairs)


Tuition & Living Cost:

Japan Visa                        : 3000 yen
Flight ticket (return)         : 89.400 yen
Tuition fee                          : Waived by host university
Student insurance (NHI)  : 2000 – 3000 yen/ month
Living cost                          : 74.400 – 130.000 yen/ month

Accommodation on campus  : 12.400 – 38.300 yen/ month
Meals                           : 30.000 – 40.000 yen/ month
Public Transport        : 9000 – 15.000 yen/ month
Miscellaneous            : 15.000 – 25.000 yen/ month
Communication         : 8000 – 12.000 yen/ month


Credit Transfer:
Kyoto UniversityGradeIUP-PPMGrade
A+100 – 90A4,0
A89 – 80A4,0
B79 – 70B3,0
C69 – 60C2,0 (Pass)
F≤ 59E0 (Fail)


Further information:

Kyoto University Student Exchange Program 京都大学交換留学プログラム


Course offered:

Link for complete course offered + syllabus:
Kyoto University Student Exchange Program 京都大学 交換留学プログラム
2 Credits = 4 SKS at UGM (transferred to 1 course).
Students need to take minimum 10 – 14 Credits (5-7 courses).

Fall Semester CourseSpring Semester Course
Current Issues in Japan IICurrent Issues in Japan I
Education in Contemporary JapanILAS Seminar : Ocean Renewable Energies
Japanese History II-E2Japanese History
Sociology of Modern Technology