Institution name
Meiji Gakuin University

Yokohama, Japan

Semester dates
Semester 1 (Spring Semester): April - July
Semester 2 (Fall Semester): September - January

Discipline area

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business
  • Japanese language
  • Japanese studies

Important notes to consider
Meiji Gakuin University is a competitive destination with limited places. As such, please put careful consideration into choosing your second and third preference as back-up options.

Students applying to MGU need to meet the following requirements:

  • Completed at least 1 year of study at Swinburne (in their current degree) at the time of application;
  • Have a minimum 2.0 GPA (very strict requirement)

Courses available for exchange students
Exchange students are required to take the Intensive Japanese Language course at their base campus. However students are allowed to take courses offered at both the Shirokane and Yokohama campuses should their daily class schedule allow for the commute (90 minutes travel).

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Credit equivalence
50 CP = 15 credits
37.5 CP = 12 credits
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Students are obligated to live in a University owned off-campus dorm as a condition of their acceptance to the program. Visit the accommodation page for more information.

Find out more
Check out the Meiji Gakuin University website for more information.