Graduate School of Asia-Pacific StudiesWaseda University

Academics

Study Abroad

Study Abroad Programs From GSAPS

Type of Exchange Program

1. University-level partnerships
Please check the CIE website for the details: https://www.waseda.jp/inst/cie/
2. GSAPS departmental partnerships
3. EAUI Program

Exchange partner school EAUI Factsheet Language
(required Scores)
Voice from
OG/OB
1 School of International Studies, Peking University  Factsheet English
TOEFL
550 PBT/ 213 CBT/ 80 IBT
IELTS 6.0
TOEIC 820
2 Graduate School of International Relations &Public Affairs , Fudan University (Shanghai)  Factsheet English or Chinese
TOEFL
550 PBT/ 213 CBT/ 80 IBT
3 Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales  Factsheet

 

French or English
CEFR B1/B2
TOEFL 550 PBT/ 80 IBT
(*Most of the seminars are taught in French.)
4 Centre for Digital Technology and Management at the Ludwig-Maximilians University and Technical University of Munich  Factsheet (MA Candidates Only)
English
TOEFL
605 PBT/ 88 IBT               IELTS 6.5
5 Hertie School  Factsheet (MA Candidates Only)
English
TOEFL
600 PBT/ 250 CBT/ 100 IBT
IELTS 7.0 (Writing 7.0)
6 Institute for European Studies (IEE), Free University of Brussels  Factsheet ※Refer to FAQs in Factsheet
7 College of Political Science and Economics, Korea University  Factsheet English
TOEFL
550 PBT/ 213 CBT/
80 IBT
IELTS 6.0
8 Graduate School of International Studies, Korea University  Factsheet English
TOEFL
550 PBT/ 213 CBT/
80 IBT
9 Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University   Factsheet English
TOEFL 88 IBT
IELTS  6.0
10 School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University  Factsheet

※Cancelled due to the COVID-19

English
TOEFL
580 PBT/ 213 CBT/ 105 IBT
IELTS 7.0
11 Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies  Factsheet English or French
TOEFL 100 IBT/ 600 PBT/ 250 CBT
IELTS 7.0
12 Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University  Factsheet English                                                    TOEFL
550 PBT/ 213 CBT/
79 IBT     IELTS 6.5
Minimum GPA 3.00~
13 Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University  Factsheet※Cancelled due to the COVID-19 (MA Candidates Only)
English
TOEFL
550 PBT/ 213 CBT/ 79 IBT
IELTS 6.0    CU-TEP 75
14 Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University  Factsheet (MA Candidates Only)
English
TOEFL 105 IBT
IELTS 7.0
(with no individual band score below 6.5)
15 Department of International Relations, London School of  Economics and Political Science ※Cancelled due to the COVID-19 (Ph.D. Candidates Only)
English
TOEFL 107 IBT
IELTS 7.0
16 College of Social Sciences, University of Hawai’I Manoa, Factsheet
●TOEFL iBT 68, 80+ recommended; or
●IELTS 6.0 required, 6.5+ recommended.
17 Graduate School of International Studies,Yonsei Univerity. ※Cancelled due to the COVID-19

 

Spring Departure (January-March)

GSAPS Partner School EAUI
GSAPS
Partner
School

EAUI
July September Distribute the information
Middle of August Early October Application Closed
September –
October
November –
December
Application/Interview for internal selection
-Submission of application to partners Nomination to partner school
Official application by students
November –
January
December –
March
Acceptance letter from Partner School
-Start preparing for departure(visa, insurance etc…)
January –
March
January –
March
Departure
-Attend the exchange program at the partner school
*Period of exchange of Chulalongkorn university will be April – July.
May –
June
May –
June
Return to GSAPS
-Report/ Credit Transfer etc…

Fall Departrtue (August – September)

GSAPS Partner School EAUI
January March Distribute the information
Middle of February End of March Application Closed
March – April May – June Application/Interview for internal selection
-Submission of application to partners Nomination to partner school
Official application by students
May-July June – July Acceptance letter from Partner School
-Start preparing for departure(visa, insurance etc…)
August – September August – September Departure
-Attend the exchange program at the partner schools.
*Period of exchange of Chulalongkorn university will be December – March.
November –
January
November –
January
Return to GSAPS
-Report/ Credit Transfer etc…

Application Procedure

  1. Please read the  Application guide for Semester Exchange Program
  2. Apply through MyWaseda ※Please check the chart for the program category.

※In the process of application, you will be required to upload all the following documents.

  1. Consent Form
  2. Proof of language ability (Official TOEFL/IELTS/TOEIC score sheet)
  3. Proof of permission from your supervisor (copy of email or letter of permission with her/his signature, FREE format)
  4. Essay (word file)
    Please describe your objectives of your participation in the semester exchange program as well as your study plan at the school you apply for.(800 words)
    *The essay must be typed, not handwritten.
    *If you choose more than one school, please submit a different essay to each school.

⇒After the GSAPS screening (for successful students), prepare application documents for each University.

Relevant documents

Note

  • The final decision to admit will lie completely with the host institution.
  • Once submitted, the GSAPS Office will not return the application forms and relevant documents.
  • Please inquire the GSAPS Office if you wish to transfer credits earned at our partner schools.
    Please refer to this link for details.
  • After the applicant is notified of the aceptance from partner school, he/she has to take the procedures outlined here.

Study Abroad Programs To GSAPS

FROM Exchange Schools to GSAPS

Application Materials

Others

Due Date
for Nominations
Spring Semester(April- September): November 15
Fall Semester(September-March): April 15
Course of Language Japanese and/ or English
Visa Exchange students are required to have an official visa (student) for entry into Japan.

International Exchange Program
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