Long Term Exchange Program

Long Term students are expected to take subjects within the five (5) groups of the Trans-Pacific Program for a minimum of twelve (12) credits. Students who complete the number of credits will receive a transcript of courses and certificate of participation.

*Students are expected to verify the possibility of credits to be consider as part of their studies in their universities or origin.

Long Term students are invited to study for periods of one semester in the University of Tsukuba. 

Eligibility for JASSO Scholarships: We have a limited number of JASSO scholarships for supporting foreign students. Please, check your eligibility by using the tables of conversion attached below. Minimum criteria is 2.3 in JASSO scale. All applicants are required to test their eligibility before applying.

Please, it is also required to fill the information in the original application form.

Long Term students can be**:

Exchange Students (Tokubetsu Chokogakusei)- students registered with minimum of 12 credits in Trans-Pacific program.

**Please, be aware that the content of the application documents varies according to the kind of student selected.

Long Term exchange students are expected to accomplish a minimum of 12 credits in five groups of subjects:

1. Common subjects

2. Japan-Latin America Mutual Understanding Subjects

3. Special/Interdisciplinary subjects

4. Internship

5. Cooperative Seminars

 

LIST OF COURSES:

For the list of subjects in English and Japanese, please, check the following links:

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2019: (Closed)

April to September, 2019

Deadline for nominations: October 15, 2018

Deadline for applications of the Trans-Pacific Program (original documents in Japan): November 12, 2018

Application will be open from October 15, 2018. Please consult with your international exchange office in your university of origin.

 

 

FALL SEMESTER 2020: (Open) 

Period of study:  from October 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 

 

  1. Deadline for digital format of following students` information: March 26, 2020 (for candidates´ data verification) 
  • Full Name
  • Official Transcript of Academic records
  • Describe your field of study at YOUR HOME UNIVERSITY
  • College or program that you would like to join at Tsukuba (*Please note that your preferred college or program may not be available.)
  • Courses you plan to take at Tsukuba or a description of your research topic (*If you enroll in a Master or Doctoral course, you cannot get credits from Undergraduate course.)
  • Explain in detail your study plan or research plan at Tsukuba (*You need to write in detail.)

 

2. Application for online nomination of students and remaining documents in digital format: March 9th to April 10th, 2020

Online Submission

No.

Documents

Remarks

1

Formal Letter of Request for Admission

・Prepare a letter according to the samplehttp://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/application/files/6314/7546/4409/pdf_icon.jpg.

2

Official Transcript of Academic Records

 

3

Copy of Passport

 

4

JLPT Certificate of Result and Score

・Only if you have any.

5

Certificate of Your Staying in Japan

・Only if you have experience staying in Japan for purposes other than tourism.
e.g. summer program, working holiday.

*Please upload scanned data of the documents above on the online form.
* Valid image formats are JPEG, JPG, PNG, and GIF.
* PDF file is NOT acceptable.

 

For Exchange Coordinators of Partner Universities

Please register your information and nominate students on the following online application system.

https://ap-short-term.sec.tsukuba.ac.jp/coordinators
*Login code of the system will be provided upon request. Please contact to the e-mail address below.

Division of Student Exchange
exchangestudent@un.tsukuba.ac.jp
*Please write the title as below.
【request of login code】 the name of your university, the month of enrollment
(e.g. “【request of login code】University of ○○, April 2020”)
*Please send an e-mail with writing the coordinator’s name, your university, and your position in the text.

 

For Students

Please enter required information on the following online application system after the nomination by your exchange coordinator.

https://ap-short-term.sec.tsukuba.ac.jp/
*Login password will be sent to students by email as soon as the nomination process by an exchange coordinator finishes.

 

3. Deadline for arrival of original documents in Japan: April 24th, 2020 (Japan time 5 pm). 

Application Open. Please consult your exchange office in your University of Origin.

Send by Post

No.

Documents

Remarks

1

Application Package Cover Sheet and Checklist

・Download designated format (Excel).

2

Two ID Photos
(40mm long × 30mm wide)

・Prepare appropriate photos according to examples.

3

Certificate of Bank Balance
*Applicant’s own latest bank account balance
and/or
Certificate of Scholarship/Student Loan

 

 

Send by E-mail

No.

Documents

Remarks

1

Application for Certificate of Eligibility

・Download designated format (Excel).
・Check the samplehttp://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/application/files/6314/7546/4409/pdf_icon.jpg carefully to prevent mistakes.

 

ALL documents for application to the Trans-Pacific Program shall be send through your exchange officers in your Universities of origin. Applications sent directly to university will not be consider as part of the program.

 

 

PLEASE, BE AWARE THAT ANY MISTAKE IN THE APPLICATION FORM MAY RESULT IN THE DELAY OF THE DOCUMENTS

 

PLEASE, FIND AND DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORMS BELOW

 

 Please, be aware that sending the original documents to Japan may take few days from your country of origin. We cannot process any application that arrives after the deadline established above.

 

****Long Term Application Checklist, and Long Term Application Form for the Trans-Pacific Program- EQUALS to the Short Term Application Checklist from the University of Tsukuba. For the Trans-Pacific Human Capital Development Program, the Long Term Applications Checklist (2) and the Long Term Application form (1) are for students applying for more than 6 months. The reason it's because the Trans-Pacific Program offers the Short Term program (2-3 weeks and up to three months) and the Long Term for more than 6 months. 

 

 

 

 

Last update: Mar, 2020 GC