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  • Locations: Nagasaki, Japan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Budget Sheets: Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 10/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact: Anna Ochs Program sponsorship indicator: Mankato Program
Program Type: MnSU Exchange Program Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Intent of Program: Education Abroad Program Length: Semester or Year
Program Description:

Please contact one of the following Center for Education Abroad and Away (CEAA) advisors or stop by our office in Morris Hall 002!

Anna Ochs: or 507-389-6669
Erica Johnson: or 507-389-6724
NOTE: Kwassui Women's University's academic calendar may not align with the Minnesota State Mankato academic calendar. Please check term dates carefully so that you ensure you participation abroad does not overlap with Minnesota State Mankato semester dates.
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  • Kwassui Women's University is a private women's university in Nagasaki, Japan. It has approximately 1,300 students and has exchange agreements with 28 universities in 8 countries.
  • The faculties of the university includes humanities, music, wellness studies, nursing, and English literature and language graduate school.
  • The university has a two chapels, two libraries, a music hall, gymnasium, and student halls.
  • The International Student Exchange Center functions to provide support for international students in both daily life and university life. The center is where Japanese classes for international students are taught, and is always a place where Japanese and international students can get together.
  • Campus events include Sports Day in the spring, and the university festival and the celebration of Founder's Day in the fall. There are a variety of extracurricular, cultural, and volunteer activities.
  • Nagasaki is a city in the southwest of Japan, surrounded by mountains and the sea.
  • The city plays an important role in Japan's exchange with other countries and was the most important of only a very few ports open to restricted numbers of foreign traders during Japan's period of isolation.
  • Compared with larger Japanese cities, Nagasaki is safe, has relatively cheap prices, and is generally a place where international students find it easy to live.
  • The weather is generally mild and humid, due to the Pacific Ocean climate system to the east and the warm Tsushima Current from the west. 
  • Nagasaki Prefecture has abundant mountainous land and a long complex coastline comprised of numerous peninsulas, capes, bays, and inlets. These islands make up over 45% of the prefecture's total land.
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Updated: L.Z. 4/24/19