• Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• 3.0 cumulative GPA
• Language Pre-requisite: 4th Semester Japanese
• 3.0 cumulative GPA in all Japanese language courses
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Japanese language, humanities, social sciences, business

Classroom Language

English, Japanese


Residence Hall

Program Duration

Academic Year: Late September-Early August

Spring: Early April-Early August

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Year 2018-19  11/24/2017
Spring 2018-19  5/4/2018

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
Contact a Peer Advisor!

Japan, Kyoto
Kyoto University Exchange

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Study abroad in beautiful Kyoto! Kinkaku-ji, the Imperial Palace, and many other historical sites are just waiting for you to visit.

Kyoto University International Education Program (KUINEP) provides undergraduate-level lectures in English to international students as well as Kyoto University students. Students will also be able to select from a number of different Japanese language courses. In addition to courses offered through KUINEP, students with appropriate Japanese language proficiency may be able to take one regular class in Japanese from their faculty with the lecturer's permission.

Learning Objectives

We have overall Goals and Expectations for Study Abroad Participants, covering the personal, academic and professional aspects of study abroad. Additionally on this program, you can:
  • Strengthen language skills
  • Navigate new educational systems, as well as new learning and teaching styles
  • Observe Japanese perspectives on academic disciplines