Open to: Undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at one of our overseas partner institutes.  For a list of partner universities, visit  partner universities:

Exchange students from our partners’ universities will be exempt from tuition, based on corresponding agreements. Once tuition payment is made at your home institute, any other fee is not needed at Saitama.


Applicants who meet the following criteria may apply for the exchange program.

1. Undergraduate or graduate students who are currently enrolled at one of our partner institutions as a degree-seeking student.
2. Those who are nominated by the home institution.

You should also check with your home university as to whether they also have any requirements you have to meet in order to be eligible to study abroad.

Study Period

One Year (Four Terms) or Half A Year (Two Terms)

How to Apply

Contact the coordinator in your university’s international office first since all information for the application is sent to the coordinator by email. Also, the appliction materials must be submitted by the coordinator.

Nomination: First Step of Application

When we inform the opening of the nomination, “Application Procedure” will be sent with other application forms. Coordinators may send us the nomination email by the deadline accordingly.

For the details and updated information, please contact below: 

【Contact Information】
Office of International Affairs
Saitama University
MAIL : ryugaku[at]