For Exchange Students
This page shows information for current international exchange students. If you wish to apply to Hitotsubashi University as an exchange student, please check the page for prospective international exchange students.
General information for current international students will be updated on News & Information for Current International Students.
International Student Orientation Handouts
Handouts given in the International Student Orientation for Autumn/Winter 2018 are available here for your reference.
1. HGP Information Session
2. Course Registration for Undergraduate Exchange Students
*For additional information, please click here.
Spring/Summer 2019 Course Registration Period for Exchange Students NEW
Undergraduate Exchange Students
- Date: April 10 (Wed), 2019 - April 15 (Mon), 2019 *Online registration
Graduate Exchange Students
- Date: April 9 (Tue), 2019 - April 17 (Wed), 2019 *Online registration
*Note: AY2019-20 course registration will be done online through new academic information system.
Please make sure to attend the instruction session to this new system during the orientaion session for the new starter in April 2019.
For details of the session, please refer to the orientation schedule.
Change in the registration rule for lottery courses ("抽選科目")
Regarding of the lottery courses, exchange students and MEXT Studies students can register in case the seats remain vacant after degree-seeking student's online registration lottery period.
For details, please find the most updated Course Registration Guideline (Pink Sheet).
Pre-registration sessions with limited enrollments
There will be the pre-registration sessions for the following HGP courses (TBC).
Those who wish to register with any of these courses MUST attend the mandatory pre-registration session of the course.
For details of each session, please refer to the orientation schedule.
- Explore Japan
- Japanese Business A
- Japanese Art A
- Japanese Management B
- Japanese Business C
Scholarship Information for Exchange Students
JASSO Student Exchange Support Program (Scholarship for Short-Term Study in Japan)
Selection of JASSO scholarship candidates is done during the exchange student application procedure. Candidates must submit the application form when they apply for exchange student admission. Please see the details here.
Hitotsubashi University Foundation Scholarship
No information is currently available.
Procedures before Returning Home
When the semester is over and your departure date is confirmed, please contact the Educational Affairs Division, 4th Section. Please complete all the necessary procedures before leaving.
Exchange students MUST inform the Educational Affairs Division of any temporary absences from Japan.
- For MEXT Scholarship Students
- For Privately Financed International Students
- For Exchange Students
- Information about Visas and Life in Japan
- Support Services for International Students