Student Support/Advising and Counseling

Studying Abroad (for Abroad)

1.  Student Exchange Programs

The University of Yamanashi has a range of Student Exchange Programs with the universities in the world. The exchange programs may allow you to complete one or two semesters of your degree at the partner university.

Most programs are open to undergraduate and postgraduate students. You may also be able to have the results obtained at the partner university and they may be credited towards your degree at the University of Yamanashi.

The partner universities are as follows:

 

1) Eastern Kentucky University, the United States

 

 

2) Oxford Brooks University, the United Kingdom

 

 

3)The University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

 

4) Dresden University of Technology, Germany

2. Summer and Spring English Language Programs

If you are thinking of developing English language proficiency or if you would like to experience the foreign cultures for one month or so, these programs would be most suitable for you. The programs are available in the United States, the United Kingdom or Canada and each program has its own features respectively, therefore, we would like you to choose the one suitable for your needs.

 

1) Eastern Kentucky University, the United States

 

 

----You will attend an English language course for three weeks from mid August at EKU English Language Instruction Program (EELI). You will normally stay in the hall of residence on a self-catering basis and have one night home-stay during the three weeks. After the language course, you will join a trip to Los Angeles or Disneyland to try communicating in English.

 

2) British Columbia University, Canada

 

----This four week English for Global Citizen course in August is perfect for students seeking to improve their conversation skills while learning about Canadian life and culture. During these three weeks, you will stay with a Vancouver family. Practice English every day and find out more about daily life in Canada.

 

3)Leicester University, UK

 

----This three week English course in February-March is perfect for students seeking to communicate the local students to improve the conversational skills while learning about British multicultural society. During these three weeks, you will stay with a family. Practice English every day and find out more about the British life and culture.

 

If you are interested in any of these programs, please feel free to come to the Office of International Affairs (B1-222) or contact Ms. Okumura (ex. 8152, B1-216, B1 Building kokumurayamanashi.ac.jp)