ISEP Exchange: Hirakata - Exchange Program at Kansai Gaidai University

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Students: ISEP programs are only open to students presently enrolled a an ISEP member universities. Click here to check if you are from a member school, contact the ISEP coordinator on your campus.
If your school is not a Member, please click the "Hosted at" link the top of the page and consider the Direct Enroll and Exchange option for this university or one of the other providers listed on Abroad101. 

Students that attend Kansai Gaidai become part of the dynamic international student body on campus. This university offers a unique opportunity for students to learn about Japan and Asia from a wide variety of perspectives with English course offe... read more

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I literally just became a better person overall. It was very worthwhile. - Berea College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with ISEP: Hirakata - Kansai Gaidai University
My study abroad experience was definitely worthwhile. I gained a strong sense of independence and heightened my interest in travel and other cultures even further. I had always planned to work abroad at some point, so my experience didn't change my plans so much as it did enable me to accomplish them. - Western Carolina University View Entire Review
Past Review
I really enjoyed the life in Hirakata Osaka. Conveniently situated in between Osaka and Kyoto - great spot to do a lot sight seeing and travel. Though living costs were high as long as you spend wisely its manageable. the faculty and student body is very welcoming making it comfortable living space and good environment to practi... - SUNY Purchase View Entire Review
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Its most definitely worth-while, Ive gained a new cultural perspective and loads of new relationships. I truly enjoy Kansai Gaidai more than my home University. - Valparaiso University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with ISEP: Hirakata - Kansai Gaidai University
I learned about an entirely new culture and way of life. I definitely think it had a positive effect on me and I would love to do it again, perhaps another country. - Berea College View Entire Review
Yes, the study abroad experience was more than worthwhile. I feel that I have grown up to be more independent and culturally aware. I learned more about Japan and myself as well. It was such a unique and different experience that stretched me in different ways. It has taught me to be more patient and be less complaining. It is s... - San Jose State University View Entire Review
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Do you actually think I could possibly answer this question using words? - University of Arkansas - Fayetteville View Entire Review

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Students that attend Kansai Gaidai become part of the dynamic international student body on campus. This university offers a unique opportunity for students to learn about Japan and Asia from a wide variety of perspectives with English course offerings in the Social Sciences, Humanities and Business/Economics. The program also offers a rigorous Japanese language studies component for students of all Japanese levels.

Students: ISEP programs are only open to students presently enrolled a an ISEP member universities. Click here to check  If your school is not a Member, please click the "Hosted at" link the top of the page and consider the Direct Enroll and Exchange option for this university or one of the providers listed.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Volunteer
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • Japanese
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Asian Studies
Minimum GPA:
2.75
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