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Kansai Gaidai University

Hirakata (Osaka), Japan

Website: Kansai Gaidai University

Semester Dates

Fall Semester- Beginning of September until mid December
Spring Semester- End of January until mid May

Estimated Costs 2018-2019 for Kansai Gaidai University

Class equivalency list for Kansai Gaidai University

Course Approval Form

GPA requirement for Kansai Gaidai exchange is 3.0

Kansai Gaidai University has over 14,000 students and offers courses in Japanese and English. No prior knowledge of the Japanese language is required as they offer Japanese language courses for all levels, however at least one to two semesters is recommended. Exchange students take four to five classes per semester, which includes a required five-credit Spoken Japanese course. In addition to the Japanese courses, students may choose from a variety of courses taught in English. Some of the areas of study for courses taught in English include: Business, History, Culture, and Studio Art. Students are generally required to take 14 credit hours per semester. For the exchange with Kansai Gaidai, students pay both tuition & fees and room/board fees to WSU.