Incoming Exchange Students

Every year, we welcome short-term exchange students with diverse cultural backgrounds and understandings from our partner universities. Students may pick Saitama because they like Japan and wish to learn about the country. However, exchange students will discover that Saitama University is the worlds’ gateway to Japan, and Japan’s gateway to the world.

Living in Saitama

Saitama was once known as ‘Sakitama’ some say the origin of ‘Sakitama’ is ‘the Gateway to the Capital Tokyo’, some say it is ‘the Prologue to a life of happiness.’ Like the origin of our city, Saitama University will become the gateway to your dreams and wishes. We will be the stepping-stone towards your goal by developing your values and potentials. We will nurture a challenging spirit and strength for you to overcome hardships on the journey towards your dreams.