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Waseda University

About the Program

Experience International Summer School at Waseda University in the heart of Tokyo, Japan. Students may select two courses from a variety of subjects including business, culture, economics, history, politics, sociology and Japanese languages. Courses are taught in English by experienced faculty members from Waseda and visiting professors from partner institutions abroad.


Course of Study

*6 undergraduate credits required

SBU participants are required to:
  • Select two regular academic courses
  • Take a Japanese language course
  • Participate in all cultural and historical excursions around Japan, and activities such as Japanese festival, tea ceremony and student clubs.

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

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 the program advisor.

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Course Information


Tokyo, Japan

Language of Instruction


Language Proficiency


Program Type

International Summer School: Students select courses offered by partner institution

Program Dates

June 26 to July 23, 2015 
*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

Dormitory-Style Accommodation




Other Requirements


Application Deadline

March 1 (Deadline extended to March 15)

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

Program Cost

Application Fee


Tuition Rate

$270 per credit for NY residents


$988 per credit for non-residents

Program Fee

$3,500 Includes housing, field trips and cultural activities. Students pay, books, local transportation, meals and other university fees directly to overseas university)

Administrative Fee

$200 (non-refundable)

International Health Insurance

Included in the Program Fee

Other Fees

$2,000 (approximately; estimated personal expenses, passport, books local transportation etc.)

Travel Costs

$1,800 (approximately; Students are responsible for their travel arrangements including airfare, visa costs)

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

More Information

Grades earned in this 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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