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Durham University

Erasmus, Exchange & Study Abroad

Nagoya University

01/09/2021 ***Please note - this is an archive page and is not being updated***

The Exchange pages are currently being migrated to a new Global Opportunities web platform.

Number of places available for 2021/22: 2 full year places (ring-fenced for MLAC students)

University website:


NUPACE Website:

General Contact:

Term Dates: April to August and October to Febrary


Programme Information

  • Minimum 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent
  • Provided that students have the requisite academic background and language ability, there are no limitations for course selection

Important dates

Nomination dates

Autumn/1st Semester March 1

Spring/2nd Semester October 15

Application submission dates

Autumn/1st Semester March 15

Spring/2nd Semester November 1

Language Requirements

Students have the option to take classes in both English and Japanese, provided they meet the langage requirements. If you are a non native English speaker, you may be asked to provide evidence of language ability.


Students have the option to live either in University Accomdation or private accomodation. There are multiple dormitories students can be assigned to, some are purely International whilst others have a mix of Japanese and International students. All accomodation is self-catered.

Type of accommodation offered

Single rooms in student dormitories, located either on-campus or close to the university.

Fees of on-campus/off-campus housing

Approximately 25,000-45,000 yen per month, including utilities.

Maximum beds offered to every partner school?

Currently, all successful applicants are housed.

Supporting Documents Required

  • Description of academic interests
  • Official transcript of academic records
  • Health certificate
  • Copy of passport
  • Statement of bank account balance or scholarship

Student Support

Information, advice and support can be found on the Advising & Counselling (ACS) webpage

Details of International Student Advising Services and contact information can be found here.

Summer Opportunities

All opportunities offered over vacation times can be found on the Summer Opportunities or Winter School webpages

Other Information

Japanese law stipulates that all university students based in Japan must enroll in the country's National Health Insurance (NHI) program, which costs around 2,000 yen (£13) per month.

Most information can be found in the International Student Handbook