Greetings from Yamagata University, Japan!
Yamagata University is an institution that boasts a long history and tradition starting with its commencement as the Yamagata Normal School in 1878, and subsequently being founded as part of the new national university system.
It is a University that vaunts an impressive scale in Eastern Japan today, maintaining 6 Facilities, 7 Graduate Schools, Yamagata University Hospital, and 4 affiliated schools that include kindergarten, elementary and junior high schools.
Yamagata University offers two short-term programs for international students: General (Ippan) Exchange Program and Yamagata University Japan Studies Program (JSP), giving students from universities on exchange agreement the opportunity to study here while being registered at their home schools. These programs are generically called STEP-YU (Short-Term Exchange Program at Yamagata University). The possible exchange of course credits and the number of students exempted by the host university from paying tuition are set out in agreements between Yamagata University and their partners.
- General (Ippan) Exchange Program
This program aims to give both undergraduate and graduate students of various countries an opportunity to further their Japanese language ability and their understanding of Japan, as well as their special studies and research. It
offers regular courses given in Japanese in our six faculties.
- Yamagata University Japan Studies Program (JSP)
This program aims to give undergraduate students of various countries an opportunity to further their understanding of Japan. In order to advance understanding of Japan independent of Japanese language ability, lectures on aspects of Japanese culture are offered in English. The students will be assigned to one of the faculties on Kojirakawa campus.
For more detailed information such as guidelines and application forms, please visit this link.
- 3rd to 6th-semester undergraduate students (S1).
- 3rd to 4th-semester graduate students (S2).
- Enrolled in Universitas Gadjah Mada during the program.
- Be proficient in Japanese. Min. JLPT level N2 (N3 for JSP)
- For taking JSP, students should have already undertaken at least 150 hours (one year) of Japanese language study at a teaching institution
- Curriculum Vitae (with formal photograph)
- Current Official Academic Transcript
- Undergraduate Official Academic Transcript (for master students)
- Letter of Recommendation
- Letter of Enrollment from Faculty
- Letter of Nomination from Faculty (addressed to the Head of Office of International Affairs UGM)
- Study plan
- Motivation Letter
- Colored Copy of Passport
- English language proficiency (TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, CET or other English tests)
- Certificate of Japanese language proficiency (if any)
- All the documents listed on the application form
- Confirmation Letter of Participation (download)
- Submit the aforementioned documents to UGM International Exposure Application Form: http://ugm.id/IntExposureApplication no later than October 22nd, 2022 for internal review.
- OIA staff will evaluate your application. Once you are selected as Nominated Applicants, OIA will confirm your official nomination to UC Chile and you may proceed to the online application.
- The FINAL decision is from UC Chile.
- In the meantime, the students are required to keep the hard file of all documents until further notice by the Office of International Affairs.
- In case the faculty could not provide the letter of enrollment and nomination during this period, the official nomination through email from the faculty is acceptable. The official nomination could be delivered to email@example.com (cc to firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Application of outgoing mobility programs for fall semester in AY 2022/2023 will be processed but the implementation/execution will carefully consider the latest development of COVID-19 and government’s regulation.