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  • Locations: Nagoya, Japan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Partner Website: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UK applicants only
  • Program Cost and Budget: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

UK Exchange: Nagoya University

Nagoya, Japan

Program Overview

Located in the Chubu region in the heart of Japan, Nagoya University is ranked as the third best higher education institution in Japan, and 72nd in the world. Six of the thirteen Japanese nationals to have won a Nobel Prize in the 21st century are faculty members at Nagoya.

Take a video tour of the city of Nagoya.

This exchange program provides UK students with the opportunity to participate in the Nagoya University Program for Academic Exchange (NUPACE) for one semester or an academic year.

NUPACE offers a unique and flexible curriculum consisting of Japanese language instruction, Japan area and cultural studies and a wide range of courses, taught in English, in the student’s major field of study. 

Participants are free to design their own curriculum. This will enable you to pursue your interest in Japanese language and Japan area/intercultural studies while completing studies toward your major or independent research. Guided research is also available as a study option.

Students proficient in Japanese are eligible to register for any course offered to degree-seeking students at Nagoya University.

Take a look at the Nagoya NUPACE Handbook 2018-19 for more information on this program.

Which UK requirements can I fulfill by taking courses at Nagoya University?
In the last five years, UK students participating on this exchange program have taken courses that have fulfilled UK requirements in A&S, JPN and PS.

Explore the Nagoya University course catalog for more information on their course offerings.


  • Earn credit towards your UK degree from one of Japan's most prestigious universities
  • Many course options available taught in English
  • Take advantage of Nagoya's 'Buddy Program' to develop your Japanese language and conversation skills

This program is open to all undergraduate students.
Students must have a valid passport at the time of application to this program.

Students applying for the academic year exchange will be officially admitted by Nagoya in late May
Students applying for the spring semester exchange will be officially admitted by Nagoya in late January

Required Applications
2 | UK Education Abroad & Exchange University
Students will be notified by the UK Exchanges Coordinator on how to access the Exchange University application AFTER their UK application has been approved.

For More Info, Contact:
Mr. Laurence Tuccori, EA Exchanges Coordinator,


Academic Credit

Students will earn transfer credit from Nagoya University. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by Nagoya University. The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school; however the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the UK Education Abroad Academic Credit website.

  • PRIOR to participating on this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF). The AAF indicates how the course will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in application materials.
  • Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the UK Education Abroad office. Once received, Education Abroad staff will facilitate the transfer of credits to UK.
  • All students will be enrolled in EAP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour) at UK during their term abroad.


Housing & Meals

All NUPACE students are housed in university-operated dorms. Costs for these dorms vary. Please review the information on the Nagoya website for details.
Students are responsible for all meals during the duration of the term abroad. 

Student Life
Click here for information on student life at Nagoya University.


Program Costs

Costs and cancellation policies vary by program. Please click on the Program Cost and Budget information for each term. Be sure to consider the associated UK costs, program specifications, and related travel expenses.


This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.