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Gunma University

About the Program

Gunma University offers a unique opportunity with their Chemistry Department to promote student exchanges with Stony Brook University. Gunma University (GU) is located near the northern boundary of the Kanto Plain, approximately 100 km northwest of Tokyo. GU is also surrounded by the three majestic peaks, Mts. Akagi, Haruna and Myogi.
*Applicants must be enrolled in Stony Brook University, College of Arts and Sciences as a sophomore, junior, or senior in the Chemistry department.


Course of Study

*7 undergraduate credits required
Participants take chemistry courses with labs, attend experiments and research for 6 weeks.

Please click the "View Website" button towards the bottom of the page to view the updated course listing published by the partner university.

This is an exchange program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their Exchange Advisor.

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Course Information


Maebashi, Japan

Language of Instruction


Language Proficiency


Program Type

International Summer School: Students select courses offered by partner institution

Program Dates

May 28 to July 8, 2017
*Please note accommodation check in may be a few days prior to the start of the program, further information will come from the partner university

Living Arrangements

Independent Arrangement




Other Requirements

*Chemistry Studies Only

Application Deadline

February 15

Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.

Program Cost

Application Fee $60
Tuition Rate $270 per credit for NY residents ; $988 per credit for non-residents
Program Fee


Administrative Fee $200 (non-refundable)
International Health Insurance Included in the Program Fee
Other Fees

$2,000 (approximately; Students pay room, board, books, transportation and other university fees directly to overseas university)

Travel Costs

$2,000 (approximately; Upon acceptance, students will purchase flight tickets individually. Students are encouraged to book early to secure the best price.)

Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.

More Information

Grades earned in an exchange program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.

Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.

Links and Resources

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Contact Information

Jeanine Guilbeault-Leite
Exchange Advisor
International Academic Programs
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, N.Y. 11794-3397
Tel: (631) 632-7030
Fax: (631) 632-1396
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