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  • Locations: Osaka, Japan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year
  • Restrictions: GSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Abroad Year Application Deadline Decision Date Program Start Date Program End Date
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/01/2019 ** N/A TBA TBA

** Students will be notified of acceptance by email and through their online application.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Housing: Dorm Program Type: GSU
Program Director: Dr. Jung Ha Kim Sponsoring College: College of Arts & Sciences
Sponsoring Department: Sociology Credit Type: GSU Credit
Credit Level: Undergraduate Credit
Program Description:

Academic Exchange Program
Fall/Spring/Academic Year
Academic Deadlines: 
Fall | Academic Year: January 15th
Spring: TBD

Program Director: Dr. Jung Ha Kim

Important Links
Osaka University Exchange brochure. (coming soon!)
Program Description for Medical Evaluations (coming soon!)
Center for Disease Control Country Page
Japan Visa Information
Established in 1931 as Japan’s 6th Imperial University, Osaka University is a national educational institution dedicated to the study of humanities, natural sciences and medicine.  The campus is located at the foot of the Senri Mountain Range in the middle of a quite prosperous residential area in the city of Minoo, which is a short distance from Kyoto. 

The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who meet all academic requirements of the Georgia State University College of Arts and Sciences. Program size is limited and participation is contingent upon acceptance by the Program Director.

Students receive Georgia State University transfer credit for courses taken during this program. Students will carry a normal load of classes appropriate to full-time status and will receive appropriate GSU credit. Registration for classes at Osaka University will be done with the assistance of the Program Directors at GSU and Osaka University.

Program cost may vary according to currency fluctuations and changing travel arrangements. Students pay regular Georgia State University tuition and fees and such tuition and fees will be waived at Osaka University. 

Students are responsible for: 
  • Georgia State tuition and fees
  • Mandatory international medical insurance
  • Airfare
  • Living accommodations, food and travel
  • Cost of passports and visas


Georgia State University students may use any financial aid they currently receive for the term they study abroad, including: Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loans (Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans and PLUS loans), Perkins Loan, HOPE Scholarship, and other scholarships. Please note: due to federal regulations, these funds may not be available in time to use for your initial payments! Georgia State University students may be eligible for the IEF Scholarship and the International Access Scholarship

Students who: 
  • Meet the eligibility requirements
  • Are accepted into a program
will be considered for these scholarships based upon the program application they submit. Visit the scholarship page on our website or stop by the Study Abroad Programs Office for advisement to learn more about other scholarship opportunities & financial aid for study abroad.

A visa is required for this program. More information will be made available by the Program Director after acceptance into the program. 

On-campus dormitories similar to those in the U.S. offer housing for international students.

Participation is contingent upon acceptance by the Program Director. Students interested in applying should find this program’s listing at to begin an application. Students should contact the Program Director before completing the application. Availability of positions for each semester varies, depending on the balance of the exchange agreement. Early communication with the Program Director is highly suggested. Interviews may be scheduled as part of the application process. Recommendations may also be required as part of the application process. 

Students with documented disabilities who may need accommodations during their study abroad experience should discuss these needs with the Program Director and the Office of Disability Services at the time of application. 

Program Director: Dr. Jung Ha Kim
Office address: 973 Langdale Hall
Telephone: 404-413-6518