Information from Tohoku University
Study programmes JYPE (Junior Year Program in English) and COLABS (Cooperative Laboratory Study Program) are open to students within the Faculty of Science and Technology. Note that JYPE is closed for spring term.
Students in liberal arts may be eligible for study program IPLA (International Program in Liberal Arts).
To be able to apply to COLABS, students are required to obtain prior consent from their prospective academic advisors at Tohoku University before applying.
Not all students that apply will be accepted.
Note: Mandatory insurance must be purchased by student accepted for exchange.
Full time studies (corresponding to 30 hp):
Undergraduate and graduate:15 credits/term
Course types: Varies depending on study program
JYPE and IPLA: undergraduate
Autumn term: October–March
Spring term: April-September
Exchange students are required to live in the university dormitories. Successful applicants can register their preference of dormitory. However, in some cases, Tohoku University cannot honor students' preference because the number of rooms is limited.