Study Abroad & International Exchange

International Exchange Programs

Many international exchange programs encourage students to become active members of the global workforce.

Contributions to International Society

Students and faculty are active in international academic research and exchange. Education based on multicultural principles allows students to develop as global citizens.

Promotion of International Exchange

SUAC has exchange programs and relationships with universities in Australia, China, France, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Turkey, The United Kingdom, and The United States. Support is provided for international activities, such as study abroad programs, joint projects and research exchange programs.

Support for International Students

SUAC offers a variety of academic, financial and social support services for international students, including scholarships which help enrich their experience studying abroad.

Scholarships and Tuition Reduction

Tuition Reduction

Privately-funded international students can apply for a 30% reduction in tuition fees.

SUAC Scholarships

SUAC has its own scholarship system to offer financial support to privately-funded international students. Scholarships are awarded in amounts of either ¥10,000 or ¥20,000 per month, depending on whether the international student is receiving other financial support.

Application Procedures for Scholarships Offered by Other Public Institutions and Private Foundations

SUAC provides information and application forms for Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)’s Scholarship for Privately-Financed International Students and full scholarships and financial aid offered by other private foundations.

Student Support


Faculty and staff advisors are readily available to offer assistance to international students.

Guidance for International Students

An International Student Guidance Session is held in early April every year. The session includes information about various types of scholarships, an introduction to international student support services, and guidance on international student exchange activities.

Social Events and Study Tours for International Students

Social events are held several times a year to promote exchange and friendship between international students, Japanese students, and faculty. Study tours are also conducted to help international students learn about Japanese history, culture, and industry, and enjoy a richer experience in Japan.