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Kyoto University International Undergraduate Program (Kyoto iUP)
|Address||Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501 JAPAN
Since its founding in 1897, Kyoto University has been dedicated to furthering higher education and fostering an atmosphere of free academic exchange in the historic city of Kyoto, a center of traditional Japanese culture.
About Kyoto University
Kyoto University is comprised of 10 faculties, 18 graduate schools, 13 research institutes, 23 educational institutes and other establishments. Approximately 2,700 of the university’s 23,000 students hail from overseas. With students from approximately 120 different countries and regions, the university’s campuses boast a rich cultural diversity.
Kyoto iUP (Kyoto University International Undergraduate Program) is a 4.5-year international scholarship program comprising a six-month preparatory course followed by four years of undergraduate study. A key feature of the program is that no Japanese language proficiency is required at the outset, as the program provides an intensive Japanese language component. Admission and tuition fees are exempted, and students receive a monthly scholarship of up to JPY 120,000 for the 4.5 years of the program. Upon graduation, they are awarded a bachelor’s degree in their chosen major.
Application information for Kyoto iUP October 2022 enrollment
・Number of places: 25
・Application period: November 1 to December 6, 2021 (5 p.m. JST)
・How to apply: https://www.iup.kyoto-u.ac.jp/apply/
-Please read the application guidelines and apply through the Online Application System.
-After the first screening (document review), the second screening (interview) will be conducted for shortlisted applicants.
・Enrollment in the following faculties is available:
-Faculty of Integrated Human Studies
-Faculty of Education
-Faculty of Law
-Faculty of Economics
-Faculty of Science
-Faculty of Engineering
-Faculty of Agriculture
In Kyoto city, students can learn about Japanese culture and history in everyday life. As university students account for approximately 10 percent of the Kyoto city’s population, the city is extremely convenient for students, with many restaurants and stores for students as well as lower living expenses compared to other big cities in Japan. The city is also blessed with an abundance of nature and so compact that the residents can go anywhere on a bicycle.
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