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GLOBAL LEARNING CENTER,
TOHOKU UNIVERSITY

Required English Proficiency for the Student Exchange Program

Applicants seeking admission to English-Based exchange program (JYPE/COLABS/DEEp-Bridge/IPLA) whose native language is not English are required to prove English proficiency through one of the following ways.

 

QualificationMinimum Requirement
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)Overall Band: 6.0
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Ÿ    Option 1: Internet-based test (iBT)
Ÿ    Option 2: Paper-based test (PBT)
Score: 79(option1)
Score: 550(option2)
TOEIC(Test of English for International Communication)Score:730
CEFR(Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)*2B2 or equivalent
IB(International Baccalaureate) 
Ÿ     English A1 or A2 (Higher or Standard level)Grade 4
Ÿ     English A: Language and Literature (Higher or Standard Level)Grade 4
Ÿ     English A: Literature (Higher or Standard Level)Grade 4
Ÿ     English Literature and Performance (Standard Level)Grade 4
Ÿ     English B (Higher Level)Grade 4
Ÿ     English B (Standard Level)Grade 5
Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)Grade C
Cambridge English: First (FCE)Grade B
French Baccalauréat (OIB-British, American Options) English subjectScore: 12
DAAD scholarshipsqualified applicant
CET(China)-4Score:530
CET(China)-6Score:500

                                     *1 A required certificate has to be within its validity period

                             *2 EF-SET(https://www.efset.org/) Certificate is unacceptable

 

English requirement will be waived if a student satisfy one of the following conditions:
-Students who are currently enrolled in the universities in the one of the following counries
-Students completed high school or university degree earned from one of the following countries

Australia
Canada
New Zealand
South Africa
Singapore
United Kingdom
United States

 

If applicants enroll in a course generally instructed in English, CERTIFICATE issued by their home university which verifies their enrollment will be validate as a language certificates.