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TOHOKU UNIVERSITY

Exchange Programs

Tohoku University has an extensive range of student exchange programs at universities throughout the world. Most programs are open to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Credits earned at Tohoku University may be transferable to your home university, depending on your school's policies.

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Find the best program suited to you, based on your major, your goals, time considerations etc.

Studying at Tohoku University

Studying at Tohoku University

Q. What type of degree?

Q. What is your preferred language of instruction?

Q. What is your preferred language of instruction?

Q. Where do you wish to obtain your degree?

Q. Are you currently enrolled in
a university or graduate school
outside of Japan?

Q. Does your school have
a partnership with Tohoku University?

Q. Do you have a bachelor degree or higher?

Q. How long will you study here?

Exchange Programs (Undergraduate)

We offer four programs for non degree-seeking students from partner universities.

Program Fields Duration Language more info
JYPE Junior Year Program in English Science, Engineering, Agriculture 1-2 Semesters (September to August) English
IPLA International Program in Liberal Arts Economics, Management, Education, Literature, Agricultural Economics, Law
DEEp-Bridge Direct Enrollment Education Program for Humanity/Social science faculties Arts and letters, Education, Law, Economics and Management Japanese(JLPT N3 or higher)
DEEP Direct Enrollment Education Program for Natural science faculties All natural Science course, (Science, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, Engineering, Agriculture) 1-2 Semesters (Fall and Spring) English &
Japanese
JYPE
Program Junior Year Program in English
Fields Science, Engineering,
Agriculture
Duration 1-2 Semesters
(September to August)
Language English
more info
IPLA
Program International Program in Liberal Arts Direct Enrollment Education Program
Fields Economics, Management, Education, Literature, Agricultural Economics, Law
Duration 1-2 Semesters
(September to August)
Language Japanese
(JLPT N3 or higher)
more info
DEEp-Bridge
Program Direct Enrollment Education Program for Humanity/Social science faculties
Fields Arts and letters, Education, Law, Economics and Management
Duration 1-2 Semesters
(September to August)
Language Japanese
(JLPT N3 or higher)
more info
DEEP
Program Direct Enrollment Education Program for Natural science faculties
Fields All natural Science course, (Science, Mediicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, Engineering, Agriculture
Duration 1-2 Semesters
(Fall and Spring)
Language English & Japanese
more info DEEP

Exchange Programs (Graduate)

We offer an opportunity for graduate students from partner universities to conduct master's level research at actual laboratories based on your research goals. DEEP and DEEp-Bridge participants will not be required to show proficiency in Japanese if the student's academic advisor agrees to supervise in English.

 

Program Fields Duration Language more info
COLABS Cooperative Laboratory
Study Program
All Natural Sciences Course, Science, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Engineering, Agricultural Science, Information Sciences, Life Sciences, Environmental Studies, Biomedical Engineering 1-2 Semesters
(September to August)
English
COLABS Short-term Cooperative Laboratory Study Program Intensive 32days-3months
Workshop-Style 10days-31days
DEEP Direct Enrollment Education Program for Natural science faculties 1-2 Semesters
(Fall and Spring)
English & Japanese
DEEp-Bridge Direct Enrollment Education Program for Humanity/Social science faculties Arts and letters, Education, Law, Economics and Management, International Cultural Science 2 Semesters
(September to August)
COLABS
Program Cooperative Laboratory
Study Program
Fields All Natural Sciences Course, Science, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Engineering, Agricultural Science, Information Sciences, Life Sciences, Environmental Studies, Biomedical Engineering
Duration 1-2 Semesters
(September to August)
Language English
more info
COLABS-Short term
Program
Cooperative Laboratory Study Program
Intensive Workshop-Style
Fields All Natural Sciences Course, Science, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Engineering, Agricultural Science, Information Sciences, Life Sciences, Environmental Studies, Biomedical Engineering
Duration 32days-3month 10days-31days
Language English
more info
DEEP
Program
Direct Enrollment Education Program for Natural science faculties
Fields All Natural Sciences Course, Science, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Engineering, Agricultural Science, Information Sciences, Life Sciences, Environmental Studies, Biomedical Engineering
Duration 1-2 Semesters
(Fall and Spring)
Language English & Japanese
more info
DEEp-Bridge
Program
Direct Enrollment Education Program for Humanity/Social science faculties
Fields Arts and letters, Education, Law, Economics and Management, International Cultural Science
Duration 2 Semesters
(September to August)
Language English & Japanese
more info