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  • Locations: Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year
  • Restrictions: GSU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Housing: Dorm Language of Instruction: Japanese
Program Type: GSU Program Director: Prof. Mizuki Mazzotta
Sponsoring College: College of Arts & Sciences Sponsoring Department: World Languages & Cultures
Credit Type: GSU Credit Credit Level: Undergraduate Credit
Program Description:
soka univStudents interested in speaking with program alumni can browse our Alumni Reference Network. The Alumni Reference Network is password-protected and only accessible to GSU students. Please contact the Study Abroad Office at (404) 413-2529 or for the password.

Please click the link for the Soka University Exchange brochure. (coming soon!)
Please click the link for the Program Description for Medical Evaluations (coming soon!)

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: Minimum institutional GPA 3.7.  Undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences who: (1) received a grade of A or higher in JAPN 2001; (2) have completed or will be enrolled in JAPN 2002 by the time of application; and (3) are proficient enough to pass the Japanese Language Proficiency Test, Level N5. Preference will be given to students 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 Mizuki Mazzotta, Department of World Languages and Cultures, College of Arts & Sciences


Phone: 404-413-6391






This program is currently not accepting applications.