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Host University for Hiroshima, Japan

An areal view of Hiroshima University in Hiroshima, Japan.

Hiroshima University, one of the most prestigious Japanese universities, has an enrollment of about 15,000 students, including about 1,800 international students. It is ranked highly among world universities by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. It is located in Saijo City, approximately 30 minutes from central Hiroshima by train. It consists of faculties and schools such as Integrated Arts and Sciences; Dentistry; Economics; Education; Engineering; Law; Letters; Medicine; Science; and Applied Biological Sciences, as well as a number of graduate schools, research institutes, and other centers. Hiroshima University's engineering school has ABET accreditation. Three large libraries are available for all types of information. Each provides complete library services for students.

Quick Details

2024-25 Application Cycle

  • Fall/Yearlong 2024-25: Open
    • Deadline: Feb 15


  • Minimum GPA: 2.8 GPA
  • Minimum class standing: Sophomore
  • Open to degree-seeking students attending a 4-year institution at the time of application

Program Type



Overseas credit

Program Capacity

10 students


English, Japanese

Passport & Visa

Passport & Visa Information