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Study Abroad Opportunities at Nagoya University

Nagoya University offers a variety of opportunities for foreign students to study in Japan.  More than 2100 international students from nearly 100 countries attend Nagoya University each year. If you would like further information about studying at Nagoya University, please Contact us.

G30 Program for Graduate and Undergraduate Students (Global 30 International Program)

Undergraduate Programs

Since October 2011, Nagoya University has been offering the G30 International Programs which are full-degree programs taught in English. This is for students with international education backgrounds, aiming to foster international academic exchange and offering students the opportunities to receive education from Nagoya University’s renowned academic programs.

Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs in Nagoya University are research-based, and it is very important to know your research topic and find professors who share the same interests before applying to our university. Among the programs offered in English at the graduate level, there are two categories based on the admissions process.

Nagoya University Global Environmental Leaders Program (NUGELP)

NUGELP has been created with the aim of nurturing future environmental leaders, with a special focus on students from Asian and African countries. This two-year master's program operates under the leadership of the President of Nagoya University and is designed for students who wish to pursue studies in the fields of Environmental Engineering and Architecture within the Graduate School of Environmental Studies, as well as in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering within the Graduate School of Engineering. 

Students who complete the program will acquire either a Master of Environmental Studies or Master of Engineering degree. In addition, a special certificate will be awarded upon acquiring credits in courses specified by NUGELP and composing the master's thesis in English.


Nagoya University Program for Academic Exchange (NUPACE)

NUPACE is a four to twelve-month student exchange program, through which international students from partner institutions are given the opportunity to study at NU.  The program aims to forge friendships that extend beyond borders, broader international views through education, and motivate overseas students to pursue more extensive studies with regard to Japan.  The NUPACE academic year runs from late September to August of the following year. Students are offered a choice of two admission periods:  late September or early April.

Nagoya University Program for Academic Exchange (NUSIP)

The summer NUSIP program at Nagoya University will provide students with a rare opportunity to connect with and play a role in automobile technology for six weeks.  The NUSIP program offers academic credit towards student engineering degrees.  Beyond the core curriculum, students may further supplement their practical know-how with enrichment as they are exposed to the authentic environment of an automobile factory and research center.  A Japanese language course is also offered.

Nagoya University Short-Term Japanese Language Program (NUSTEP)

NUSTEP is an intensive two-week program to provide practical Japanese language skills.  Students will gain a better understanding of Japanese culture and society, not only by learning Japanese from excellent professional instructors, but also through a wide range of curricula such as traditional Japanese culture experiences, homestays, company visits and exchanges with local students.  In addition, through class audits and lab tours, you can enjoy real-life experiences in excellent education and class research activities at Nagoya University.  A certificate will be issued at the completion of this program.

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