Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Nara Women’s University 2021/22 Student Exchange Program, Japan

Nara Women’s University exists to provide female students with the highest learning environment, and our main purpose has been to foster women who can succeed in society through education and research. Therefore, our regular students are all female and most of the exchange students are female as well.

On this occassion, We are inviting you to participate in our Student Exchange Program for the academic year 2020/21 beginning in April 2021 and ending on March 2022.

Joint us on whatsapp, telegram, LINE

  • School expenses
    (Entrance examination fee, Entrance fee and Tuition) Exchange students from our partner universities are exempted from the entrance examination fee, entrance fee and tuition. 
  • Living costs
    • Room fee (Dormitory)
      • International House: 5,900 yen, Interanational Student House: 4,700 yen/month
    • Utilities
      • 10,000 -- 20,000 yen/month
    • Food
      • 20,000 -- 30,000 yen/month
    • Other
      • 10,000 -- 30,000 yen/month
  • Since these costs (except for the room fee) vary from person to person, use the above as a budgeting guideline only.


There are two university dormitories available for international students. The International House is exclusively for international students and researchers and Japanese students in the master's course, while the International Student House is open to both international and Japanese students.
Both dormitories are located near campus, offering easy access. Please notify us on the NWU application form if you hope to have a room in either of these dormitories. We will make every effort to ensure a single room for each exchange student.


If your home university has concluded a student exchange program agreement with Nara Women's University, you are eligible to study or research at NWU for up to one year. You will begin to study at NWU from April 1st or October 1st. If you wish to apply for the program, please contact the division dealing with international affairs at your home university.
Application Procedures 
The application must be submitted through your home university. If you wish to apply for the student exchange program, you should contact the division or office dealing with the international affairs.

Required Document:

  • Application form for Nara Women's University (5 pages) ( Word / PDF )
  • Four photos (W:3cm x L:4cm)*including one used for the application form
  • Transcript with grades (at home university)
  • Certificate of Enrollment / Studentship (at home university)
  • Health Certificate
  • Recommendation Letter
  • Certificate of Japanese language ability(results of Official Japanese Language Proficiency Examination or a letter from a Japanese language instructor.)
  • Copy of the applicant's passport
  • Curriculum Vitae( Word / PDF
  • Financial statement (This document is required to prove a student can meet her/his living expenses during her/his stay in Japan. A certificate issued from a bank which proves the existance of the financial supporter's (as mentioned on the application) bank account, the account number and the balance is acceptable.)
  • Checklist( PDF )
All these documents should be submitted to:
International Students Section, International Division Nara Women's University
Kitauoya Higashimachi, Nara-city, 630-8506 Japan
TEL: +81-742-20-3240
FAX: +81-742-20-3309


  • For enrollment in April, 2021: October 31, 2020
  • For enrollment in October, 2021: April 15, 2021

Click Here