Center for International EducationWaseda University

Student Exchange Program

Practical Matters

Orientation Documents for 2020 Fall Entry


W-Mentor team supports Waseda University life for exchange students. This team is organized by Sempai volunteers which consists of Japanese and International Waseda students.

In order to relieve some concerns about Waseda life, W-mentor created FAQ for exchange students! If you still have any concerns that are not listed here, please feel free to ask us from our facebook page!


MEXT Scholarship

Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) is accepting applications for government sponsored scholarships for foreign students studying Japanese language and culture in Japanese universities. Students planning to enter Waseda’s Japanese Language Program (JLP) are eligible applicants for this grant, but the recommendation of their home university is required.

  • Scholarship: 117,000 yen per month (tentative) and travel expenses one round trip
  • Period of scholarship: 11 months, from September to July of the following year
  • Application period will be announced via email.
  • Eligibility and conditions: Exchange students who plan to enter Waseda’s Japanese Language Program for one year. This scholarship is only available to undergraduate students. For more details, please download the application requirements in a PDF.

Information on admission for 2020

(!) For AY2020, no JASSO scholarship is granted to incoming exchange students

Support Procedure for Students with Disabilities and Concerns

Waseda University will do utmost to ensure students who need support carry out their studies. If you ask for support by Waseda University during your period of studies,please refer to  procedure  and take necessary actions,especially at the time of application.
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