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Kyoto University EXC
Kyoto, Japan (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2
Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Program Details:
Level:
Postgraduate coursework, Undergraduate
Language/s:
English, Japanese
Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
Anticipated Places:
TBC
Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
Agreement Scope:
University-wide
Ranking:
91
Program Description:

About

Kyoto University

Location: Kyoto
Year Established: 1897
Student Population: 22,800

About
Kyoto University is the second oldest university in Japan and one of the country’s highest ranked tertiary institutions. It is famed for producing world-class researchers, including Nobel Prize laureates.

Highlights
Kyoto University has 10 faculties and more than 15 graduate schools. It is one of Japan’s most selective universities and gaining entry is difficult.

Unique Characteristics
Kyoto University’s philosophy is to work to cultivate academic freedom under a spirit of self-reliance and self-respect, and to open new horizons in creative scholarly endeavor. Its three core missions are education, research and social contribution. Kyoto is planning to expand its international student program in the near future.

Location
Kyoto is famous for its culture and epitomizes ancient Japan, abundant in temples, shrines and beautiful gardens. It has hundreds of restaurants and is famed for its food. There are almost 1,000 Buddhist temples in the city, which is also known for its friendliness.

Japan - Kyoto University-Bldg

Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Exchange students can enrol in the KUINEP program or the general exchange program. See information about units of study in the KUINEP program and the general exchange program.

Subject Area/s:

Arts and Social Sciences

Business

Science

Agriculture

Engineering

Music

Visual Arts

Health Sciences

Education

Social Work

Architecture

Law


Exclusions apply: Medicine (UG/PG)
 
Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms

Autumn Semester: September-February
Spring Semester: April-July

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University

24cpts

12 credits


The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.


Grading System
A – 80-100
B – 70-79
C – 60-69
F – Fail 0-59.9

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period.

 

Languages

Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in Japanese and English.
 
Language Requirement
A sufficient level of Japanese proficiency is required prior to starting at Kyoto University. To enrol in the general exchange program, students must have a 1st level Japanese Language Proficiency Test or equivalent. Japanese language courses are available.
 

Living

What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city.

Accommodation 
Housing options are offered by the host university.
 
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Insurance
Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.
 

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university.
 
Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar.
 
Orientation
A mandatory orientation will be held prior to the start of semester.

Support Services 
A range of support services are available to students at the host university. 

Visas
Information from the host university.
Information from the Consulate-General of Japan, Sydney.
 

Student Experiences

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