Meiji University Exchange Student Program

Meiji University Open Application Fall 2021 Exchange Student Program (Tokyo, Japan)

The application for the Fall 2021 exchange program (September 2021-) is open. Contact person at University of Lodz:

1. The following schools offer courses in English. Students do not need to have Japanese language proficiency while at Meiji:
-School of Political Science and Economics
-School of Business Administration
-School of Global Japanese Studies
-Graduate School of Governance Studies
-Graduate School of Business Administration
-Graduate School of Global Business
-Graduate School of Global Governance
-Graduate School of Science and Technology, International Program in Architecture and Urban Design

2. Duration of study abroad at Meiji and application period:
(1) Fall 2021 semester (September, 2021- )
*Duration of study abroad at Meiji (excluding arrival dates, orientations). Subject to change.
September 2021 – February 2022 (one semester only)
September 2021 – July 2022 (one year)
*Online application (Step 2): January 12 – March 1, 2021
*Send application materials via courier to Meiji (Step 4) and submit the COE Excel online (Step 5): January 12 – March 15, 2021
*Students must complete 2 online forms. (Step 2 and Step 5)
All applicants are required to complete the online application (Step 2) and send the application materials to Meiji via courier (Step 4) by March 15. Also, applicants submit the COE application form as an Excel document online (Step 5).

<Step 2, online application> page 1
<Step 5, online COE submission> page 2

(3) Notes
NO application is accepted after the deadline.
Duration of study abroad at Meiji (one semester or one year) and preferred school must be decided before applying for the program. They cannot be changed after the online application.

3. Please refer to the link below for details regarding application:

(1) Application Guidelines (link of online application, deadlines, application materials and language requirements etc.):
(2) Fact Sheet (course list, syllabus, housing, academic calendar and Japanese language classes etc.):
(3) Download the standard forms for the application:
(4) Certificate of Health (standard form)
Certificate of Health must be submitted as part of application materials and completed by a doctor. It must be issued after September 2020.
Download the standard form of Certificate of Health (#7)

4. COE application <IMPORTANT>
(1) Students must refer to the sample form (link) and follow the instructions when filling out this form. Insufficient application form may cause the rejection or delay in obtaining the COE. Sample form:
(2) To apply for the COE, students must demonstrate the method of support to pay for the expenses while in Japan depending on the duration of study abroad at Meiji. At least 120,000 JPY must be available as monthly living expenses during study abroad at Meiji. As part of application materials, students are required to submit financial supporting documents as follows. It must be issued after January 2021.

One semester exchange: 120,000 JPY *6 months=720,000 JPY
One year exchange: 120,000JPY *12 months=1,440,000 JPY

Meiji University does not approve the exchange students to have a part time job while studying at Meiji as we would like to ask them to focus on their study for 6 months or one year.

Online Intensive Japanese Language Program 2021 at Meiji University (Tokyo, Japan)

Meiji University is pleased to announce Online Intensive Japanese Language Program 2021 for students. The application period is November 30 – December 15, 2020 (applications may be closed when the capacity is reached). More information (in English): For further information or any questions, please feel free to contact:


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