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

Autumnn-Winter 2023 Course Registration

*Information on the course registration for the 2024 Spring-Summer will be posted by late February 2024.

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

Credit 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) (274KB)”.

“Lottery Courses” (抽選科目)

For the academic year 2023, all undergraduate classes except for online courses will be conducted by web lottery.

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

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:
Please note that you will not be able to log in to CELS or manaba once your enrollment period ends. 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 make a back up of them within this validity period (e‐mails in your Hitotsubashi G‐mail cannot be recovered). Additionally, your Hitotsubashi Network ID (Gmail service and 1284Wireless) will expire in 60 days after your official enrollment period is over (for those who leave after the Spring-Summer semester: middle/November, for those who leave after the Autumn-Winter semester: end/May).

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] Please complete all the necessary procedures before leaving.
Exchange students MUST inform the Educational Affairs Division of any temporary absences from Japan.