International students who meet the following conditions are eligible to apply for the HUSA program:

Application Requirement

  1. Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at their university during their stay in Hiroshima.
  2. They must be a student of a university with which Hiroshima University has established a formal short-term student exchange agreement. See Partner list;
  3. Students must have a good academic record.
  4. Students must have sufficient English OR Japanese language proficiency to be able to comprehend classes, give presentations, write reports and take examinations. Attending HUSA without sufficient language ability can cause difficulties in academic achievement.

Language Proficiency Requirement

Students must submit either ①English Language Proficiency Proof OR ②Japanese Language Proficiency Proof upon application.
*Native English speakers do not need to submit any documents of language proficiency tests.

① English Language Proficiency Proof

A copy of a TOEFL score (iBT above61 / CBT above173 / PBT above 500) or IELTS score (Academic Module above 5.0)
*If a student has been enrolled in a program or course whose instruction language is English, you can provide a letter of proof written by a professor or the program director. The letter needs to state the followings;
(A) English language level required to be enrolled in the course or the program.
(B) You are eligible to comprehend courses taught in English.


② Japanese Language Proficiency Proof
A copy of certificate of Japanese Language Proficiency Test 2nd Grade (Nihongo Noryoku Shiken 日本語能力試験 2級) or above.