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Study Abroad Programs

Student Exchange Programs

Based on the student exchange agreements, Shiga University students can participate in exchange programs to overseas universities. In the 2017 academic year, 11 students studied at 7 universities as shown below.

Name of the Institution Country No. of students
Zuyd Hogeschool The Netherlands 4
Universidad de Guanajuato Mexico 2
University College of Southeast Norway Norway 1
Universite de l’Ouest France 1
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor U.S.A. 1
Keimyung University Korea 1
Dongbei University of Finance and Economics China 1

Study Tours

We organize 7 study tours with a help from our partner universities abroad during summer and spring breaks for Shiga University students. In each study tour, students will not only learn language and culture but also have various intercultural experiences during the program.

Intensive English Language Program at Michigan State University, “Thai Eco-Study Tour” in Thailand, Korean Language and Culture Program at Keimyung University, Chinese Language Program at Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, Australian Studies Program at Deakin University, Spanish Language and Mexican Culture Program at the Universidad de Guanajuato, and English language and culture program at Leeds Trinity University. About 50 students participate in these programs each year.

Program Destination No. of participants
Intensive English Language Program Michigan State Univeristy/ USA 8
Korean Language and Culture Program Keimyung University/ Korea 0
English Language and Culture Program Leeds Trinity University/ UK 21
Thai Eco Study Tour Chiang Mai Rajabhat University, etc/ Thailand 6
Australian Studies Program Deakin University/ Australia 9
Spanish Language and Mexican Culture Program Universidad de Guanajuato/ Mexico 5
Chinese Language Program Dongbei University of Finance and Economics/ China 0