Exchange students (undergraduate) are required to take at least 14 credits per semester at AGU (at least 10 hours of class time per week) to maintain student visa status. Majority of the courses are 2 credits per semester. Each period is 90 minutes long and 1 semester consists of 15 weeks of classes. Please refer to details on the course descriptions. Course descriptions can be found in the on-line search engine :
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1Courses for Exchange Students
Japanese Courses offered especially for Exchange Students are as follows:
- Japanese (A), (B), (C), (D) (日本語) : 4 classes per week (1 credit each)
- Japanese Culture & Society (日本事情) : 1 class per week (2 credits)
- Japanology (日本学) : 1 class per week (2 credits) *Aoyama Campus Only
Japanese and Japanese Culture & Society are taken according to levels. The levels are decided after taking the Placement Test after arrival during Orientation. These courses are offered under undergraduate courses. Please note that AGU does not have a separate Language Center.
2Courses taught in Japanese
Exchange students may also take other regular courses taught in Japanese with local degree-seeking students, as long as they have enough Japanese language abilities and courses are not restricted. Exchange students at AGU must choose 1 Department in which they will mainly study at when applying. However, they may choose to take courses from other Departments as long as courses are not restricted.
3Courses taught in English (Undergraudate)
Please refer below for courses taught in English in Academic Year 2017.