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  • Locations: Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Minnesota State Mankato applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/01/2019 ** 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:
Intent of Program: Study at a college or university
Program Description:

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Ichigaya Campus

This Program is open to current Minnesota State University-Mankato Students Only.

Hosei Universiy - Japanese Summer Language Program
Hosei University is one of the oldest private universities with more than 130 years of history and located in the heart of Tokyo.  Currently more than 27,000 students, including approximately 1,000 international students, are enrolled in the university.  This 'Japanese Language Program' is 2 weeks duration, aimed at students of Hosei's partner universities overseas.  This program cultivates not only studying Japanese language but also experiencing Japanese society and culture.  In addition, regular students at Hosei University will support your study of Japanese and join in the field of study and various events with you.

Exchange Students from Overseas Program (ESOP)
In the heart of Tokyo, Hosei University is a private institution with approximately 27,000 Undergraduate Students
and 1,800 Graduate Students. For exchange students, proof of Japanese proficiency is not required; but taking a basic Japanese language course prior to enrollment or during your exchange is strongly recommended. 

Exchange Durations &  Periods
One semester or two semesters
Period: April-July (Spring)/ Sept-Jan (Fall)

Semester Dates
Spring 2016
April 7 Spring Semester Classes Begin
July 20 Spring Semester Classes End
July 21-31 Final Exams
August 2 - September 16 Fall Classes begin
December 25-January 7 Winter Break Period
January 8, 2017 Fall Classes Resume
January 22, Fall Semester Classes End
January 23-February 2 Final Exams
February 3 Spring Break

Scholarship Support
Japanese Government Scholarship is available for students to apply! If the student is selected, A stipend of JYP 80,000--> approx. $800 will be given per month.

Life in Tokyo, Japan
     Japan Facts

Attractions in Tokyo, Japan


University Accommodation

Application Process

Prior knowledge of Japanese language expected, but not required.
1 hour commute from dorm to campus