The information below is for Winter 2018 and is to be used as a reference only. Updated information for Winter 2019 will be available in late-2018 or early-2019. 

The Waseda Summer Session offers courses which cover a variety of interests. Students also have the option to take an additional Japanese Language Course targeted at beginner levels. 

Field of Study

  • Humanities
  • Business
  • Japanese Language

For more detailed information about these courses visit the host university website. Students are required to take 2 courses out of the 14 listed. An optional Japanese Language Course is available for an additional fee. 

Credit Equivalent 

4 Waseda Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 4 Waseda Credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the Waseda entry requirements.

Apply to UQ Abroad Apply to host*

*Host applications open 1 March 2018.


The program fee is approximately $5,570 AUD. Students have the option to take an additional Japanese Language Course for $415. More information regarding fees can be found on the host university website. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation is included in the program cost. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host university website. 

Cecilia - 2018 

I was able to become more independent and able to appreciate the fact that there is indeed a difference in the cultural expectations of people from various countries. This helped broaden my horizons and mindset, which would be a vital trait for when entering society after university. 

Read more of Cecilia's story here.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad applications for Winter 2019 will open in December 2018.

Program Dates

Dates listed below are for Winter 2018 and are to be used as a reference only.

Start: 25 June 2018
End: 19 July 2018

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study Abroad
Location: Waseda, Japan
Credit: For-credit and Not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.