The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Frontier Sciences International Liaison Office

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Outgoing: Exchange Program

Students of the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences who are interested in studying abroad~

The Graduate School of Frontier Sciences has established International Graduate Student Exchange Agreements with overseas universities and institutions to promote collaborative research to reciprocal academic benefits for both the faculty and graduate students.
Students enrolled in a regular graduate program at the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences can attend these universities as exchange students at no additional tuition fee.
Under this exchange program
1) You will not be on a leave of absence and be able to complete your course and graduate as scheduled
2) You will be able to acquire and amass credits for graduation
3) You do not need to pay tuition fees to the host university if you do not take a leave of absence.

You can study abroad for 6 months (1 semester) to a maximum of one year (2 semesters). You are also responsible for all the other expenses incurred during the exchange such as accommodation, living expenditure, insurance and transportation.

There are two types of exchange programs at the university: the University-wide Student Exchange Program (USTEP) and the ones implemented by the departments.
Please note that the affiliated schools differ with the programs, refer to the site below and check the details carefully.

University-wide Student Exchange Program (USTEP)

The Graduate School of Frontier Sciences Students Exchange Program

Before proceeding with your application, please consult your supervisor about when you intend to study abroad as well as the length of your stay, your research content at your school of choice, credit approval, plans for graduation, etc.
Keep in mind that the maximum number of people who are accepted at each affiliated school is fixed.
Applicants will be screened and interviewed indiscriminately and successful applicants will be recommended to the affiliated schools within the quota for exchange students set by the schools.

Other information

1)Study abroad in Sweden :
» Study in Sweden – Live and learn the Swedish way
UTokyo has agreements on student exchange with some Swedish universities. For general information regarding studying in Sweden, please check the Swedish Embassy website.
As of September 21, 2021, the Swedish Embassy is calling for alumni members of KTH, Jönköping University and Uppsala University for the November 2021 Study Abroad Online Event. For details, please see here.

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