Faculty of Science and EngineeringWaseda University

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Study Abroad

Study Abroad and Exchange Programs

Updated on September 14, 2016

There are various ways to study at other universities, abroad or domestic. Choose the most suitable study program for you and take the appropriate steps according to the purpose, duration, and budget.

News

[Fall Study Abroad Week] October 3rd to October 8th, 2016

[Study Abroad] Fall Study Abroad Fair on October 7th & 8th @ International Conference Center

July 13, 2016: Study Abroad Support Program begins operation.

Programs

There are roughly three types of programs: (1) Study abroad (long term), (2) Study abroad (short term), and (3) studying at another domestic university.

(1) Study abroad (long term)

Studying abroad (long term) roughly includes the following programs (visit the Center for International Education website for more information).

  • Double Degree Programs (DD) (for undergraduate students)
  • Exchange Programs (EX) (based on a university-wide agreement)
  • Exchange Programs (EX) (based on departmental agreements between schools and graduate schools)
  • Customized Study Programs (CS)
  • Privately-financed study abroad program

Overseas language study and the working holiday program are treated as leaves of absence, not studying abroad.
For more information, see Leaves of Absence and Re-enrollment to School.

(2) Study abroad (short term)

Study abroad programs using long vacation periods, such as summer and spring vacations, are referred to as short-term study abroad programs.
For more information on the short-term study abroad programs of Waseda University, visit the websites of the Center for International Education and . the Extension Center The short-term study abroad programs offered by the Faculty of Science and Engineering will be announced on the website of Faculty of Science and Engineering Study Abroad/Overseas Internship Program as soon as the programs become available.

(3) Studying at another domestic university (Student exchange with Doshisha University)

This is one-year program to study at Doshisha University.

Application procedure and selection

Application procedures and the selection process vary by program.
Take the necessary steps at the appropriate offices according to the following table.

Type of program Program Office in charge
Study abroad (long term) Double Degree Programs (DD) (for undergraduate students) Center for International Education
Exchange Programs (EX) (based on a university-wide agreement)
Customized Study Programs (CS)
Exchange Programs (based on departmental agreements between schools and graduate schools) Kenkyushitsu (Faculty lab) you belong to
Privately-financed study abroad program * Each student should make arrangements directly with the university he or she wishes to study at.
Study abroad (short term) Program offered by the Center for International Education Center for International Education
Program offered by the Extension Center Extension Center
*Japanese Only
Program offered by the Faculty of Science and Engineering Center for Science and Engineering
Privately-financed study abroad program * Each student should make arrangements directly with the university he or she wishes to study at.
Studying at another domestic university Student exchange program with Doshisha University Center for Science and Engineering

Center for International Education

1-7-14-404 Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0051 (Bldg. #22 4F, Waseda Campus)
TEL: 03-3207-1454 / FAX: 03-3202-8638
E-mail: out-cie@list.waseda.jp
URL: https://www.waseda.jp/inst/cie/en/from-waseda/abroad

Extension Center

1-6-1 Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8050
TEL: 03-3202-8032
E-mail: ryugaku-wuext@list.waseda.jp
URL: http://www.ex-waseda.jp/

Academic & Student Affairs Section in the Center for Science and Engineering

3-4-1 Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8555 (Bldg. #51 1F, Nishi-Waseda Campus)
TEL: 03-5286-3002 / FAX: 03-5286-3500
E-mail: gakumu@sci.waseda.ac.jp 
URL: http://www.waseda.jp/fsci/en/students/abroad/#anc_3

Predeparture procedure

In addition to participating in the orientation provided by the office in charge, you need to do paperwork at Academic & Student Affairs Section in the Center for Science and Engineering (1st floor of bldg.51). Check the procedures required for your program.

*Overseas language study and the Working Holiday program are treated as leaves of absence, not studying abroad. For more information, see Leaves of Absence and Re-enrollment.

Overseas travel insurance

Regardless of whether or not the programs you are participating in are under the management of Waseda University (exchange programs based on interuniversity agreements or departmental agreements) or privately-financed study abroad programs, you are required to obtain the traveler’s insurance specified by the university. Note that you cannot obtain the insurance if you take a leave of absence to participate in a privately-financed study abroad program or in a short-term privately-financed study abroad program.
The form is available at the Academic and Student Affairs Section. (1st floor of bldg. 51)

Registration status and school expenses while studying at another university

Registration status and school expenses while studying at another university vary depending on which program you participate in and the type of the program.

(1) Study abroad (long term)

Registration status and school expenses vary by program. Visit the Center for International Educationwebsite for more information.

(2) Study abroad (short term)

You will pay the amount specified by your program. There will be no change in your registration status.

(3) Studying at another domestic university (Student exchange with Doshisha University)

You will pay the regular school expenses of Waseda University (Note that you must pay for the actual expenses to be collected by Doshisha University for individual classes, such as seminar fees).
Your registration status will be “studying abroad (registered at university)”.

Procedure after returning home (Procedure for returning to school)

The documents related to the procedure for returning to school will be sent to your guarantor before your returning home (returning to school) (except for those who participate in a short-term study abroad program).
Since these documents include information about transfer of credits and course registration, read them carefully and carry out the procedure for returning to school.

Reference materials

Faculty of Science and Engineering Study Abroad / Overseas Internship Program

Updated January 31, 2014

The Faculty of Science and Engineering has entered into agreements with various overseas educational institutions and corporations for student exchange programs.
The location of overseas programs will differ according to the applicant’s department and major. Science and Engineering students are encouraged to make use of these programs, which have been designed specifically for them.

Study Abroad (Long-term)

The Faculty of Science and Engineering has entered into agreements with various overseas educational institutions. Please inquire at your kenkyushitsu (faculty lab) for details.

* Note that some overseas institutions may have agreements with a specific Undergraduate School or Graduate School rather than the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

Country Educational Institution Agreement made with
USA Case Western Reserve University School of Creative Science and Engineering
Clemson University Faculty of Science and Engineering
Rockefeller University Faculty of Science and Engineering
Italy Faculty of Architecture, University of Ferrara Faculty of Science and Engineering
Indonesia Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Padjadjaran University School of Advanced Science and Engineering/
Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering
Faculty of Mining & Petroleum, Institut Teknologi Bandung Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering
Singapore Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore Faculty of Science and Engineering
Spain Escola Tecnica Superior d’Arquitecturea de Barcelona Faculty of Science and Engineering
Germany Bauhaus University of Weimar Faculty of Science and Engineering
Hamburg University of Technology Faculty of Science and Engineering
Life & Medical Sciences Institute, Bonn University School of Advanced Science and Engineering/
Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering
France Ecole Centrale Paris Faculty of Science and Engineering
Ecole d’Architecture deParis la Villette Faculty of Science and Engineering
The City of Paris Industrial Physics and Chemistry Higher Educational Institution Faculty of Science and Engineering
University of the Savoie, IUT of Annecy Annecy-le-Vieux campus Faculty of Science and Engineering
University of Grenoble Faculty of Science and Engineering
University of Montpellier2 Faculty of Science and Engineering
Thailand Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University Faculty of Science and Engineering
Vietnam College of Sciences, Hue University Faculty of Science and Engineering
Korea Graduate School of Architecture, Kyung Hee University Faculty of Science and Engineering
Graduate School, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering
Dankook University, College of Architecture Engineering School of Creative Science and Engineering
Taiwan College of Engineering, National Chung Hsing University Graduate School of Architecture Faculty of Science and Engineering
Graduate Institute of Building and Planning, National Taiwan University * Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering
China Xidian University Faculty of Science and Engineering
School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Faculty of Science and Engineering

* Double degree program: Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering (Architecture major or Civil and Environmental Engineering major) and National Taiwan University (Graduate Institute of Building and Planning). >> Click here for details about the double degree program.

Study Abroad (Short-Term)

The Faculty of Science and Engineering offers short term study abroad programs during long school breaks. (Program recruitment information is available on this website.)

Overseas Internship

The Faculty of Science and Engineering offers internship program during long school breaks. (Recruitment information is available on the website).

* Programs other than those listed below are offered through individual kenkyushitsu (faculty labs). Inquire at the relevant kenkyushitsu (faculty lab) for details.

IAESTE

Click here for details.

Study Abroad Support Program

The faculty of Science and Engineering would like to announce that it will start “Study Abroad Support Program”(hereinafter, SASP) as a means to advance globalization based on Waseda Vision 150. Please make sure that you fully understand the aim, content, eligibility and the points to be note, and then take the steps necessary to apply.

News

updated July 12th 2016 Work shop for Study Abroad Support Program, Faculty of Science and Engineering (Date・Venue) July 13th.Wed @Bldg. 62 1st floor Meeting Room; or July 14th. Thu. @Bldg. 63 2nd floor 04 Meeting Room (Time) 12:15~12:50

1.Aims

The purpose of SASP is to provide support for undergraduates from our Faculty of Science and Engineering to study abroad so that Waseda University can achieve the following objectives as a means of global strategy.

  • Increasing in the number of students who devoted themselves to their studies and research at overseas partner institutions
  • Establishing and expanding international network
  • Enlightening other students to study abroad after return
  • Encouraging student’s sense of self-reliance and independent spirit

2.Support Contents

Number:approximately 10 students /year

Support Items Support Contents
Encouraging Credit Transfer To make it possible to graduate in the shortest possible time frame, we make positive efforts to transfer credits from your host institution.
*This does not mean that you are sure to graduate from Waseda University in four years of study.
Traveling and living expenses 200,000 Japanese Yen/student
Tutorials A maximum of 90 hours of tutorials before and/or after studying abroad
– Encouraging credit transfer
– Guiding applicants so that their study will go smoothly after studying abroad
Careful consideration to procedures in Waseda University During applicants’ stay overseas, some procedures for their program in Waseda University would be difficult to perform. Our support gives their absence careful consideration.

3.Eligibility

Applicants have to satisfy all of the following requirements:

  • Full Time regular students enrolled in undergraduate program in the Faculty of Science and Engineering
    – Any nationality is welcomed.
    – Both English-based Program and Japanese-based program in our faculty is welcomed.
  • The period is limited to one semester or one year.
  • Applicants need to have been already chosen as a member of the EX-R program (Exchange Programs × Regular Academic Programs) through screening.
  • Applicants are required to earn credits in their major or equivalent fields through the EX-R program.
  • Permission from applicants’ departments is necessary.
  • The purpose for study abroad and the plans after returning to Waseda University should be clear and positive, and applicants should be the right person for representatives from the Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University.
  • Destinations are not restricted to the English-speaking countries.
  • This is intended for students who have decided to leave in spring or autumn of the next academic year.
  • Applicants have to submit program report after return, give a presentation at a welcome back meeting, and be cooperative toward our guidance about studying abroad.
  • Applicants must finish the prescribed procedures.

4.Regarding to a support from Rohm Co., Ltd.

This support program is taken place and based upon the cooperation between Rohm Co., Ltd. and Faculty of Science and Engineering and “Travel expense and Accommodation” is supported by the Company who agreed to the aim and the policy of this support program.
This “Study Abroad Report “will also be introduced in the Annual Report for cooperation project between Rohm Co., Ltd and Faculty of Science and Engineering .

5.Procedures

Applicants have to take the procedures in the following order:
①Being selected as a member of the EX-R program
②Get permission from your department
③Confirm whether your bank account is properly registered under your name
④Submit the following documents within one month after being chosen as a member of the EX-R program:

  • Application Forms for “Overseas Visit Support by the Faculty of Science and Engineering”
  • Academic Transcript
  • Copy of Test Report Form demonstrating your language proficiency

6.Documents

Download Application Guide and Form below.

7.Contact details

Academic & Student Affairs Section in the Center for Science and Engineering First floor, Bldg. 51
E-mail: gakumu@sci.waseda.ac.jp

8.References

The information is updated frequently. Try to collect updated information from the Web site of CIE by yourself. Gathering information is one of the essentials of the successful study abroad.

  • Planning to, Preparation for, Roadmap to, and Guide to, Study Abroad:
    *2016-2017 Study Abroad Handbook (English ver.) is downloadable in PDF format.
  • Details of, How to Apply for, and List of, Study Abroad Program:
  • Overseas Security and Risk Management
  • Spring/Autumn Study Abroad Fair: Twice a year: Spring and Autumn
    Schedule for Academic Year 2016
    Spring semester: Friday afternoon, 22 April & Saturday morning and afternoon, 23 April @ International Conference Center
    Fall semester: Friday afternoon, 7 October & Saturday morning & afternoon, 8 October @ International Conference Center
  • Study Abroad Guidance by the Faculty of Science and Engineering; Twice a year: Spring and Autumn
  • Financial Aid for Study Abroad
  • Consultation and Collecting Information for Study Abroad
    Waseda Global Gate in the Center for International Education, First floor, Bldg. 22
    Office hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. except on Saturdays and Sundays
    Consultation and Procedures: 12:00 – 17:00
    TEL: 03-3208-9602 E-mail: out-cie@list.waseda.jp
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