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Program List

Program List

  • *This page only lists programs that are scheduled for recruitment in AY 2023 as of January 31, 2023.
  • *The information below is subject to change. For more details,
    please check the application information for each program on the Off-campus Study Programs website.
  • *The costs listed under "Approx. Program Cost" are rough estimates that exclude the cost of food, visa applications, etc.
  • *For most programs, the deadline is set at 14:00 on the last day of the application period. For more details,
    please check the application information for each program on the Off-campus Study Programs website.
【Programs for Undergraduate Students】
Program Name Country / Region Application Period (For AY 2023, planned) Implementation Period Approx. Program Cost (Changes Annually) Grading Notes
FIRST (Korea)
first@apu.ac.jp
Korea Mon. Apr. 3 - Fri. Apr. 14 Early June (5 days) Approx. 90,000 JPY 2 credits
(P/F)
Not counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is not permitted
FIRST (Kyushu)
first@apu.ac.jp
Kyushu Thu. Sept. 21 – Thu. Oct. 12 End of November – early December Approx. 70,000 JPY 2 credits
(P/F)
Not counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is not permitted
SECOND
first@apu.ac.jp
Southeast Asia Mon. Apr. 3 - Wed. April 26 End of August – Mid-September (2 weeks) Approx. 230,000 JPY 2 credits
(A+,A,B,C/F)
Not counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is not permitted
Wed. Oct. 4 – Wed. Oct. 25 Mid-February – early March (2 weeks)
BOOST
cleac@apu.ac.jp
- Mon. Apr. 10 - Fri. Apr. 21 Early May - late August None Total 4 credits
(A+,A,B,C/F)
This program does not include any off-campus activities
Not counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is not permitted
Wed. Oct. 11 – Wed. Oct. 25 Late October to late February
AP Language Immersion Program
(Chinese)
(Korean)
(Malay / Indonesian)
(Spanish)
(Thai)
(Vietnamese)
immerse@apu.ac.jp
Varies by Program Wed. April 12 – Wed. April 26 August – September (Varies by Program) 350,000 – 700,000 JPY 2 or 4 credits
(A+,A,B,C/F)
Not counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is permitted if it is a different program
Wed. Oct. 11 – Wed. Oct. 25 February – March (Varies by Program)
Japanese Immersion Program
immerse@apu.ac.jp
Beppu City Wed. Oct. 11 – Wed. Oct. 25 February - March Approx. 20,000 JPY 2 credits
(A+,A,B,C/F)
Not counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is permitted if it is a different program
Service Learning Program
atfs@apu.ac.jp
USA Mid-December – end of January 2024 Mid-August – end of Nov., 2024 (3 months) 1,600,000 – 1,800,000 JPY Total 8 credits
(P/F)
Not counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is not permitted
GCP
glue@apu.ac.jp
USA Mid-December – end of January 2024 June – July 2024 (2 months) Approx. 900.000 JPY Total 10 credits
(A+,A,B,C/F)
Counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is not permitted
SEND
send@apu.ac.jp
Thailand Wed. April 12 – Wed. April 26 Mid-August – mid-September (1 month) 200,000 – 250,000 JPY 4 credits
(A+,A,B,C/F)
Not counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is not permitted
Vietnam Wed. Oct. 11 – Wed. Oct. 25 Mid-February – mid-March (1 month)
Field Study
atfs@apu.ac.jp
Varies by Program Wed. April 12 – Wed. April 26 August – September (Varies by Program) 10,000 – 500,000 JPY 2 or 4 credits
(A+,A,B,C/F)
Not counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is permitted if it is a different program
Field Research Project
atfs@apu.ac.jp
Wed. Oct. 11 – Wed. Oct. 25 February – March (Varies by Program)
Internship
career2@apu.ac.jp
Varies by Program Varies by Program Varies by Program None 2 or 4 credits
(A+,A,B,C/F)
Not counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is permitted if the placement is with a different company
Business Internship
career2@apu.ac.jp
APU Global Research Program (AGR)
atfs@apu.ac.jp
Varies by Program End of June – Mid-July (approx.. 2 weeks) February – March (Varies by Program) 90,000 – 320,000 JPY 2 credits
(A+,A,B,C/F)
Not counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is not permitted
EXPLORE
apu-travel@ritsco-op.jp
Varies by Program Wed. April 12 – Fri. May 17 August – September (Varies by Program) 700,000 – 1,150,000 JPY 2 credits
(P/F)
Not counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is not permitted
Wed. Oct. 11 – Fri. Nov. 8 February – March (Varies by Program)
Nihongo Partners
apunp@apu.ac.jp
Indonesia Mid-May – End of June August – December 2024 Approx. 200,000 yen
(About 110,000 yen
/month will be provided by Japan Foundation)
Total 14 credits
(P/F)
Not counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is not permitted
Double Degree Program
dudp@apu.ac.jp
SEU Fri. Mar. 1 – Fri. Mar. 22 August 2023 – May 2025 2,000,000 JPY - / Year Credits earned at host institution
are transferred to APU as T
Up to 60 credits may be transferred to APU after conversion.
Please check each program's page for details.
NEOMA Fri. Mar. 1 – Fri. Mar. 22 August 2023 – May 2025 1,500,000 JPY - / Year
SUAS Early June – Late June February 2024 – February 2026 1,200,000 JPY - / Year
Overseas Student Exchange Program
outbound@apu.ac.jp
Varies by Region / Length (1st round) Mon. Oct. 2 – Mon. Oct. 30 Half year or 1 year from fall 2024 Estimated Cost of Studying Abroad (per year)

Oceania:
1,000,000-2,150,000 JPY
Asia:
600,000-1,800,000 JPY
Europe:
1,100,000-2,500,000 JPY
North America:
1,100,000-2,2000,000 JPY
South America and Africa:
600,000-1,800,000 JPY
Credits earned at host institution
are transferred to APU as T
If you wish to transfer credits to APU,
you must complete the credit transfer procedures separately.
Please check the application information for more details.
(2nd round) Mon. Nov. 20 – Mon. Dec. 18
Wed. May 8 – Wed. June 15 Half year or 1 year from spring 2024
Domestic Exchange Program
ac5971@apu.ac.jp
Varies by Program Varies by Program Half year or 1 year None Credits earned at host institution
are transferred to APU as T
If you wish to transfer credits to APU,
you must complete the credit transfer procedures separately.
Overseas Short-Term Summer & Winter Program
outbound@apu.ac.jp
Varies by Program Varies by Program 1-4 weeks None Credits earned at host institution
are transferred to APU as T
Not counted towards maximum credit limit
If you wish to transfer credits to APU,
you must complete the credit transfer procedures separately.
CAMPUS Asia Program Korea, China Mid-May - Mid-June 1 year 800,000 - 1,200,000 JPY Credits earned at host institution
are transferred to APU as T
If you wish to transfer credits to APU,
you must complete the credit transfer procedures separately.
Practicum
(for ST students)
Mainly in Oita Students register during the course registration period Weekends or Wednesday evenings during
the teaching period of each semester
(Please check each program's syllabus
for a detailed schedule)
None 2 credits
(A+,A,B,C/F)
Counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is not permitted
【Programs for Graduate School Students】
Program Name Country / Region Application Period (For AY 2023, planned) Implementation Period Approx. Program Cost (Changes Annually) Grading Notes
Glocal Immersion
atfs@apu.ac.jp
Varies by Program Wed. Oct. 11 – Wed. Oct. 25 February – March 30,000 JPY - 2 credits
(A+,A,B,C/F)
Not counted towards maximum credit limit
Subject re-registration is not permitted
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