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GSU - Exchange: Soka University
Tokyo, Japan (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: GSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Housing: Dorm
Language of Instruction: Japanese Program Type: GSU
Program Director: Dr. Yuki Takatori Sponsoring College: College of Arts & Sciences
Sponsoring Department: Modern and Classical Languages Credit Type: GSU Credit
Credit Level: Undergraduate Credit
Program Description:
soka univ

The Program: Soka University was founded in 1971 on the principles of humanistic education.  Its unique and innovative approaches in education have been recognized by the Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.  The university has been promoting international exchanges since its inception and now has one of the most active exchange programs in Japan. The spacious, 810,000-square meter campus is located in Hachioji, a major university community in a suburb of Tokyo.

Eligibility: Undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences who have completed at least JAPN 1002 or higher by the time of application and a Japanese level equivalent to N5 in the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. Preference will be given to students majoring in Asian Studies or minoring in Japanese.

*International students at Georgia State who hold F-1 visas must contact the Office of International Students and Scholar Services at 404-413-2070 to discuss possible implications of study abroad for their immigration status.

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Click on the below link to read a report from GSU student Kenneth Pararo who is currently studying at Soka University.

Report from Soka University.pdf

Courses and Credit: Students will earn Georgia State University credit for their courses. 

Accommodations: Students stay in a dorm at Soka University. For information about housing please contact the program director.

Costs: Regular Georgia State University tuition and fees, please see Tuition Rates plus mandatory international medical insurance. Students are responsible for airfare, lodging, food, and personal expenses.

Contact: Professor Yuki Takatori, Department of Modern & Classical Languages, College of Arts & Sciences


Phone: 404-413-6594





This program is currently not accepting applications.