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For Exchange Students

This page shows information for our exchange students who are currently enrolling at Hitotsubashi. If you wish to apply to Hitotsubashi University as an exchange student, please check the information on this website: prospective international exchange students.



International Student Orientation Handouts

Handouts given in the International Student Orientation are available here for your reference.



Academic Calendar


Spring-Summer 2020 Course Registration

*Information on the course registration for the 2020 Autumn-Winter will be posted by late July 2020.

Course Registration Period for Exchange Students

Course registration must be processed through the CELS during the designated course registration period.

Course registration period varies depending on the registered program, i.e., undergraduate or graduate. Please ensure to check your course registration period in the orientation schedule respectively.

Course Registration Guidelines

Cretit requirements and courses which are not eligible for Exchange Students and MEXT Japanese Studies Students are listed in the "Course Registration Guidelines for Exchange Students and MEXT Japanese Studies Students (Pink Sheet)".

"Lottery Courses" (抽選科目)

For Spring-Summer 2020, the exchange students and MEXT Japanese Studies Students can apply for the "Lottery Courses" during the following designated period of time if any seats remain vacant after degree-seeking undergraduate students' lottery registration on theCELS.

Please ensure to check the online registration lottery period in the orientation schedule respectively.

[HGP] 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 Management A
  • Special Topics in Social Sciences B
  • Japanese Management B
  • Japanese Business C

Details are also available on the HGP Course List website.

Course Syllabus


Online Syllabus Service

Please refer to the online syllabus service "CELS" (open to public) for detailed course information.

If you have an active Hitotsubashi "Ikkyo" Network ID (*1), please log in from here.

(*1) Hitotsubashi "Ikkyo" Network ID validity period:
Hitotsubashi Network ID (same as Wi-Fi ID/password) is inactived in 60 days after your official enrollment period is over (for those who leave after Spring-Summer semester: middle/November, for those who leave after Autumn-Winter semester: end/May).
If there are any documents, materials from your classes, or e-mails in your Hitotsubashi G-mail account on CELS and/or manaba that you wish to keep with you, please make sure to save them within this validity period.


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.


Procedures before Returning Home

When the semester is over and your departure date is confirmed, please contact the Educational Affairs Division Section 4 (E-mail: edu-gs.g2 [at] dm.hit-u.ac.jp). Please complete all the necessary procedures before leaving.

Exchange students MUST inform the Educational Affairs Division of any temporary absences from Japan.

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