[Japan] Hokkaido University Exchange Program Spring 2019


[Scholarship is offered for this program]

Hokkaido University is one of the oldest, largest, and most prestigious universities in Japan. Boasting the largest number of faculties of Japan’s national universities, we cover almost all areas of the humanities and social and natural sciences and are leader in research activities in Japan and the world. Our alumni include a Nobel laureate, business leaders, research pioneers, artists and writers.

Hokkaido University offer three types of student exchange program that will be held on Spring 2019.

1. HUSTEP (Hokkaido University Short Term Exchange Program) 2019 Spring Semester Course
2. JLCSP (Japanese Language and Culture Studies Program) 2019 Spring Semester Course
3. Special Audit Student (SAS) and Special Research Student (SRS)


HUSTEP 2019 Spring Semester

Period of Enrollment: April 1, 2019 – August 31, 2019 (5 months)

Brochure link: 2018-2019-HUSTEP-brouchure 01HUSTEP-Guideline-2018-2019

Application Guidelines: HUSTEP-Guideline-2018-2019

More info please visit: https://www.global.hokudai.ac.jp/prospective-students/exchange-student-admissions/exchange-programs-in-english-hustep/

JLCSP (Japanese Language and Culture Studies Program)

Period of Enrollment: April 1, 2019 – August 31, 2019 (5 months)

Application Guidelines: Application-Guideline-for-JLCSP-2019.4

More info please visit: https://www.global.hokudai.ac.jp/prospective-students/exchange-student-admissions/exchange-programs-in-japanese-jlcs/


Special Audit Student (SAS) and Special Research Student (SRS)

Period of Enrollment: 
(1 semester) April 1, 2019 – September 30, 2019
(1 year) April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020

Special Audit Student: https://www.global.hokudai.ac.jp/prospective-students/exchange-student-admissions/special-research-students-graduate-level/

Special Research Student: https://www.global.hokudai.ac.jp/prospective-students/exchange-student-admissions/special-research-students-graduate-level/



•  Application Package of each program

•  Curriculum Vitae

•  Motivation Letter

•  Certificate of Enrollment from faculty

•  Official academic transcript

•  Letter of Recommendation from academic advisor

•  Colored copy of passport

•  Passport-size photo (4 pieces, 3.5 x 4.5 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)

•  Letter of Nomination from faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)

•  English language proficiency  (Min. Score of TOEFL –  iBT 79 or IELTS 6.5  (HUSTEP), Level N3 of Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLCSP))



1) Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-12) for internal review.
2) OIA staffs will evaluate your application.
3) Once you are selected as Nominated Student, OIA will send your application to  Hokkaido University as for host university selection.
4) FINAL decision from Hokkaido University.

Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-12) no later than 16 October 2018.