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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Field of Study: Agriculture, Asian Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Japanese, Law, Mathematics, Physics Language of Instruction: Japanese
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior Minimum GPA: 3.0
Department: OFFC Course Number: 222
Prerequisites: Japanese 232 Program Host: Nagoya University
Advisor or Instructor: Joanne Quimby
Program Description:

NOTE:  Early Application Deadline- November 18th

Program Overview

The Nagoya University Program for Academic Exchange (NUPACE) is a student exchange program, through which students are given the opportunity to study in Japan for a semester or full year. NUPACE offers a unique and flexible curriculum consisting of a common academic program - Japanese language instruction, Japanese area studies and international/cross-cultural studies - and a wide range of courses in the student’s major field of study. Courses are taught in English.  Students are eligible to apply for Student Exchange Support Program scholarships, which provide a monthly stipend of 80,000 yen and a one-time study abroad allowance of 80,000 yen after arrival at Nagoya University.

In addition to the courses taught in English mentioned above, students who are proficient in Japanese are eligible to register for any course offered to degree-seeking students at Nagoya University.  For more information about courses at Nagoya, click here.  Students studying off-campus in the fall can bring up to 4.5 credits back to campus; students studying off-campus in the spring with interim can bring up to 5.5 credits back to campus.

Student Life
Nagoya University has a wide range of cultural and sports clubs, as well as volunteer groups that provide international and Japanese students with excellent opportunities to interact with each other.  For more information about student life at Nagoya, click here.  

Most students will live in a university international dorm with other exchange students.

Pre-Approved GE Credits
This is a list of pre-approved GE credits.  If you want other courses to be considered for GE credit, contact your St. Olaf Program Advisor.


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Academic Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Year 2020-2021 12/15/2019
12/19/2019 TBA TBA
Spring 2020-2021 12/15/2019
12/19/2019 04/01/2021 08/06/2021
Fall with Interim 2020-2021 12/15/2019
12/19/2019 09/06/2020 02/09/2021
Year 2021-2022 11/18/2020
03/18/2021 TBA TBA
Fall with Interim 2021-2022 11/18/2020
03/18/2021 TBA TBA
Spring 2021-2022 11/18/2020
03/18/2021 TBA TBA

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This program is currently not accepting applications.