Exchange Students

Center for International Education and Cooperation        February 14, 2018

About Contemporary Japan Program (CJP)

The Contemporary Japan Program is specially designed for incoming exchange students to Kwansei Gakuin University. Exchange students are offered a choice between two study tracks that will define the main focus of their time at KGU, the “Japanese Language Track” and the “Modern Japan Track”. Exchange students are also able to select elective courses to learn more about “Contemporary Japan” from a variety of aspects such as language, culture, society, economy, and politics.

Applying to the Contemporary Japan Program

1. Eligibility
In order to attend Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU) as an exchange student, you must be enrolled at one of KGU's partner universities.

2. Deadlines
All required original application documents must be sent to KGU through your home university's international office.
Application Deadlines

The following deadlines apply to both full year and semester study abroad applications.

2018 Fall Semester: April 15, 2018

The application period is now open.

Acceptance Notice
Your official acceptance at KGU will be confirmed once you or your home university's international office receives your acceptance email. Emails will be sent out as follows.

  For Fall applicants: around the end of May

Announcements for Current Exchange Students

The staff at the Center for International Education and Cooperation(CIEC) will always notify students with major announcements via email during their exchange (acceptance, host family information, etc.),

However, please note that exchange students currently attending Kwansei Gakuin University should check the bulletin board outside the CIEC for the most recent announcements.