NUCB offers exchange students from partner schools the opportunity for an unforgettable study abroad experience. Our Exchange Program is designed specifically for international students, and is the most varied of its kind in Japan. We offer a wide range of English-taught courses in our undergraduate campus located in the beautiful Nisshin countryside just outside of Nagoya City.


Upon application to NUCB, students are automatically allocated a comfortable, single occupancy room in one of NUCB's international student residences.

Set in a modern building in the heart of Nagoya City near the Sakae entertainment district, each student room has electronic pass-key locking, bed and bedding, closet, desk and chair, desk lamp, toilet, bath and shower, book shelves, AC/heater, TV, refrigerator and freezer, washing machine, balcony and free LAN internet access.

Trips and Activities

The NUCB Center for International Affairs arranges a comprehensive program of cultural and business-related trips and activities for our incoming international exchange students. These are often entirely or substantially subsidized by the university. Trips and activities vary by semester but include: visit to the Toyota manufacturing plant, visit to World Heritage sites in Takayama and Shirakawa-go, visit to the Nagoya Dragons baseball team with a lecture from the marketing department and privileged seats in a game, visit to Kyoto, Japanese tea ceremony and ikebana flower arranging, Sagamine Festival, and many more.

A truly international experience

By studying at NUCB, you will not only be immersed in Japanese culture, but you will join over 100 other students we receive each year from our partner schools in 41 countries around the world. You will gain a unique insight into other cultures, learn with your fellow students, and form friendships which will last far beyond your time in Japan.

Friendly support

At NUCB, you will have full support from the team at the Center for International Affairs (CIA). The CIA team will help you settle into your new environment, fix your problems, give you advice, and ensure that you get the absolute best of your time in Japan.

Financial Support

NUCB offers various kinds of financial support for exchange students. A limited number of Japanese government scholarships (JASSO) and NUCB housing scholarships are available. Students are not required to apply for either of these, they are automatically considered upon application to NUCB. Please note that many factors are taken into consideration for scholarship allocation – GPA, Letter of Motivation, and resume (all documents you will need to provide in your application). We cannot guarantee that all students will receive a scholarship.

Housing Scholarship/mon. (A) JPY 40,000
Housing Scholarship/mon. (B) JPY 25,000
Housing Scholarship/mon. (C) JPY 15,000
NUCB Residence Hall Chiyoda & Meito Rent/mon. including utility fees JPY 71,250

Quick Facts

Spring: April - July
Fall: September - December

Course Hours: 100 min. × 14 classes
Credits: 1 course = 2 NUCB credits (3 ECTS)

For more information, NUCB Fact Sheet can be found below.


NUCB FactSheet 2016

Academic program

Undergraduate international exchange students study on the Global Leadership Program (GLP). The GLP is one of the largest English-taught curricula in Japan, comprising over 40 different business and liberal arts courses, as well as Japanese language courses each year.

International exchange students are enrolled in Global Leadership Program(GLP). For more details on the GLP and to view course syllabi, please click below.

How to apply

Students must first be nominated by their home universities. Upon receipt of your nomination, the NUCB Center for International Affairs will help you with your application documents, your student visa, and offer you pre-arrival advice and everything else you need in preparation to come to Japan.

Contact details

If you have any questions about NUCB’s undergraduate exchange program, please contact:

Ms. Yuko Kato: