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Gunma University

  • About the Program

    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.

    Location Maebashi, Japan
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Summer
    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

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  • Program Details

    Course of Study

    *7 undergraduate credits required

    Participants take chemistry courses with labs, attend experiments and research for 6 weeks. 

    This is an partner university 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 International Programs Coordinator.

    Program Details

    Language of Instruction English
    Language Proficiency N/A
    Program Term Summer
    Living Arrangements Independent Arrangement

    Additional Information

    Grades earned in a Partner University 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.

  • Requirements


    GPA 3.0
    Other Requirements Chemistry Studies Only
    Application Deadline March 1
    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • Program Cost

    Program Cost

    Application Fee $60
    Tuition Rate $278 per credit for NY residents

    $1,008 per credit for non-residents
    Program Fee $350
    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.
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