Application Guideline

Before Applying

Please note that we do not accept applications directly from individual students.
Applicants should make sure that he/she has been officially nominated by their home institutions and check if they meet all criteria listed through the link below.


Application Instructions

URL for the online application form will be provided after official nomination by the exchange program coordinator of their home institution.
Applicants are required to complete online application form and submit application materials through the exchange coordinator of their home institution.

Documents to be Submitted (Must be submitted by exchange coordinators)

1. Application for Special Auditing Students

Form Provided: (PDF) (Word) (*Word: Attachment) (Sample)

*Please be sure to refer to the sample above when making this document.

*Please use an attachment if necessary.

2. Certificate of Student Registration

Issued by applicants' home university

3. Official Academic Transcript

Issued by applicants' home university
Explanation of grading system and GPA must be attached

4. Letter of Recommendation

Must be signed and completed by professor/lecturer who has taught the applicant in an academic course at his/her home institution

5. Proof(s) of Language Proficiency
    (English OR Japanese)

For non-native English speakers only
See Language Proficiency Requirement

6. Copy of HUSA online application form

Download your answer after completing HUSA online application form

7. Photo copy of Passport

Must be valid through the end of exchange period

8.Photo for student ID card

 *Not a copy of student ID card

JPEG format (must be taken within 6 month, passport sized, color, clear, from the front, sharp and in focus)

[All documents must be in English or Japanese]

*Upon application of CoE, which is required to apply for a student-visa, submission of financial proof (Certificate of Bank) will be required.
You will need to prove that you have minimum of 480,000 yen for attending 1 semester or 960,000 for atteinding 1 year in your (or your financial supporter's) bank account.

Deadline for Application

Fall Admission: April 5

Spring Admission*: September 15

The deadline is for both online application form and application materials.
*Spring Admission is only available for the limited partners.

Approximate Timeline


2024 Fall Admission

2024 Spring Admission*

Nomination Deadline

February 28

September 5

Application Deadline

April 5

September 15

Nortification of Admission

Late June to mid July

Late December

Application Deadline for
Certificate of Eligibility

Late July

Early January

Designated Arrival Date

Late September to beginning of October

Late March

Class Starts

October 2, 2024

April 8, 2024

*Spring Admission in only available for the limited partners.
**CoE is required to apply for a student-visa at a Japanese diplomatic mission in the applicant’s country; Admitted students are responsible for the cost incurred for the visa application.

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