Information from Hokkaido University
HUSTEP: Cannot take graduate-level courses.
JLCSP: Must take courses related to Japanese language or culture.
SAS Undergraduate: School of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dental Medicine, Graduate level Agriculture and Pharmaceutical Sciences has limitation because of highly specialised field of studies.
Available exchange programmes: Not all students that apply get accepted.
HUSTEP & JLCSP: Undergraduate only
SAS: Both Undergraduate and Graduate
HUSTEP programme offers courses in English while Japanese is the language of instruction for the other programmes.
Important note regarding HUSTEP: Students must have completed at least two years of undergraduate study at their own university prior to arrival in Japan and be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate degree program.
Important note regarding JLCSP: The Japanese Language and Culture Studies Program (JLCSP) is a “junior year abroad” type program for undergraduate students majoring in Japanese language and culture. Only Japanese language or culture related fields are allowed.
Important note regarding SAS: Special Audit Student. Preferably native level Japanese.
Important note regarding SRS: Special Research Student. Student is assigned to a graduate school to engage in their research under supervision of their instructor, working with regular students from same study field.
Full time studies (corresponding to 30 hp): 14 credits (HUSTEP program)
Course types: 1–2 credits/course
2000: undergraduate level class (basic)
3000: undergraduate level class (advanced)
5000: graduate level class (basic)
6000: graduate level class (advanced). HUSTEP students may take classes on all levels.
Autumn term: October–March
Spring term: April–September
University dormitory that is decided by Hokkaido University.