Nara Institute of Science and Technology - NAIST

Contact

Name

Bettina Dinter

RWTHworldwide: Asia

Phone

work
+49 241 80 90812

Email

E-Mail
 

Profile

The Nara Institute of Science and Technology, NAIST for short, is a research institution specializing in natural sciences and technology. It is a state university concentrating on Master's and doctoral courses of study. With only roughly 1,000 students, it is a small university that is also a specialzed research institution for natural scientists. RWTH students can only complete research stays. It is located in Nara, the capital of the Nara prefecture in the Japanese region of Kansai.

 
General Information

Country

Japan

City

Nara

Founded

1991

Number of Students

1075

Websites

Nara Institute of Science and Technology

NAIST International Office

 
Exchange

Type of Agreement

University cooperation

Who can apply?

Master students
Doctoral candidates
Excellent Bachelor students

Type of Stay

Study or Research

Length of Stay

flexible

Time of Stay

Winter or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements

three

 
Study Details

Semester Dates

1st semester: April to September
2nd semester: October to March

Study Possibilities

Graduate School of Information Science
Graduate School of Biological Science
Graduate School of Materials Science

Course Offerings

Course offerings

Language Courses

The university offers language courses during the academic semester.

 
Application
Prerequisites for the Application Very good academic performance
Language Requirements

Very good English skills
TOEFL is not required.

Submit application to Bettina Dinter
Application Deadline in the International Office

You can apply at any time. However you must apply at least six months before your planned stay.

 
Financing
Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived.
Average Cost of Living 1000 to 1200 euros
Funding Possibilities

BAföG for abroad
RWTH scholarship database
DAAD scholarship database
MIRAI RWTH Scholarship for Japan
PROMOS abroad scholarships
JASSO scholarships
Financing Study Abroad

 
Practical Information
Accommodations

Support from the partner university: Yes
Information from the partner university

Health Insurance

Exchange and visiting students are required to take out health insurance for abroad and private liability insurance. The entire stay abroad period must be covered.

Experience Reports For experience reports, please refer to the MoveOn Exchange website.
Additional Information

Foreign Office
DAAD

Japan