CHUO University



Nathaly Bejarano Serrano

Referentin für Internationalisierung


+49 241 80 27787




Chuo University, founded in 1885, has four campuses in Tokyo, which are run according to the current university motto "Knowledge into Action." The university operates a total of eight graduate schools and six faculties.

In addition to these educational offerings, the university has also concentrated on research: Nine research institutions cover a broad spectrum of academic fields, from engineering and sports sciences to economics and accounting.

General Information





Founded in


Number of Students



Waseda University

International Office of Waseda University


Type of Agreement

Partnership with the Faculty of Civil Engineering

Who can apply?

Bachelor's students, if studies are expected to be completed at the time of stay

Master's students

Type of Stay


Length of Stay

1 to 2 semesters

Time of Stay

Winter and/or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements

1 or 2

Study Details

Semester Dates

First semester – summer: end of March to beginning of April

Second semester – winter: beginning of September to end of February

Academic Calendar

Partnering Faculty / Department Faculty of Science and Engineering

Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

  • It is possible that not all of the courses in all faculties are open to exchange students. More information is available from the partner university and in the experience reports.
  • Currently, the Faculty of Science and Engineering only offers courses held in English for Graduates.
  • Please note that, in general, you must take most of your courses at the partnering department.

Offers for Exchange Students

International Community Center

Course Offerings

Please go directly to the partner university’s website to find out which courses they offer. Feel free to contact the partner university if you have any specific questions about the courses or the course offerings in general.

Handbook for Graduate Students in the International Program in Science and Engineering – Master's Courses and Content

Course Directory – including courses taught in English

Language Courses

Information about Waseda University's Japanese language courses

Language Requirements

English: B2

Application Deadline in the Faculty of Civil Engineering International Office

February 15. one to two semesters starting in the winter semester of the same year

To the Faculty 3 application portal

Application Period at Partner University

February 1 to March 1: for winter semester of the same year

November 1 to 20: for summer semester of the same year

Note: You can only apply to the partner university once you have successfully submitted your application at RWTH.

Waseda Procedure and information for incoming students (From RWTH to Waseda)

Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived.
Costs Travel costs, cost of living, and housing
Average Cost of Living Japan is one of the most expensive countries in the world. The cost of living for an international student ranges from 1,000 to 1,200 Euros per month.
Funding Possibilities BAföG for abroad
RWTH scholarship database
DAAD scholarship database
MIRAI RWTH scholarship for Japan
PROMOS scholarships abroad
JASSO Scholarships
Financing Study Abroad

Practical Information

The partner university offers housing in student dorms for exchange students.

Waseda University also provides additional information and assistance regarding housing.

Visa Visas are required for stays lasting three months or longer. Here is information from Waseda University about visas.
Information About Health Insurance Students are responsible for having health insurance and private liability insurance for abroad.
Experience Reports

See the exchange reports in MoveOn Exchanges

Further Information

Federal Foreign Office


Study in Japan