|| Students who are interested in
the Japanese language and Japanese culture and society spend six months
or a year at Oita University to study the language and subjects offered
in English. The program provides an excellent opportunity to gain an
understanding of Japanese culture and to experience multicultural
experiences through interaction with students from various parts of the
world. IPOU also enables Japanese students to raise their cultural
awareness through interacting with international students.
|| Undergraduate and Postgraduate students
can only be accepted by Oita University under a Student Exchange
Agreement with their home university to which they should apply. It is
a requirement that interested students be recommended by their home
Non-native speakers must have sufficient ability in .English to
taught in English. In principle, they should have at least the 550
(213 score for a computer-based test) or equivalents.
|| The status of exchange students is that of
non-degree students whilst they are at Oita University.
|Courses Offered in
|| •Japanese •Japanese Studies
•Discover Oita: its History, Language and Economy
•Japanese Literature and Performing arts
•Japanese Popular Culture: Manga, Animation and Mass Media
•Independent Research Project
•Modern Japanese Art History from the Point of View in Oita
•Employment and Industrial Relations in Japan
•Politics and Economics in EU
•The Chinese Economy
•Introduction to Mechatronics Engineering
Please refer to
the course description for the details.
|| Students need to take at least 7 subjects
(i.e. 10 contact hours a week) in order to satisfy the requirement of a
student visa. Credits earned at Oita University may be certified as
applicable to the total number of credits necessary for graduation from
the international student's home university.
|| Tuition and entrance fees are waived by
Oita University as the host university, but tuition and other fees
should be paid to the home university. Students can apply for a JASSO
(Japan Student Services Organization) Scholarship at the time they
apply for an exchange place.