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STUDY ABROAD
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STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS & EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

History
   The University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo (USH) has a long history of study abroad programs. In the 1960s, the University began to send 1-2 selected students every year for a one-year study abroad program at Manhattanville College (a sister college) in New York. In 1973, this program developed into an exchange program with The Catholic University of Korea. Thereafter, the University also set up exchange programs with several Universities as listed below.

   The university has also developed study abroad programs with other institutions in the U.S.A., Canada, U.K. and France (their names are listed below). So far, over 240 students have studied abroad.

Partner Universities
   The University has exchanged agreements with 14 universities abroad. Every year about 10-20 students go to study for a period of half a year to one year.

   Universities participating in the STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM are :
      1. Manhattanville College (U.S.A.)
      2. Seattle University (U.S.A.)
      3. University of San Francisco (U.S.A.)
      4. University of California, Davis (U.S.A.)
      5. Roehampton University, London (U.K.)
      6. Leeds Trinity University (U.K.)
      7. Université Catholique de Lyon (France)
      8. McGill University (Canada)


   Universities participating in the EXCHANGE PROGRAM are :
      1. Australian Catholic University (Australia)
      2. Santa Clara University (U.S.A.)
      3. Fu Jen Catholic University (Taiwan)
      4. Seoul Women's University (Korea)
      5. The Catholic University of Korea (Korea)
      6. Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (France)

   Each year, students from the University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo, study at universities abroad either in Study Abroad Programs or Exchange Programs. A maximum of 30 credits acquired in these programs can be transferred to USH and applied to the total credits required for graduation. Both programs can be counted toward the number of years required for graduation to enable the student to finish her studies in four years.


Manhattanville College (U.S.A.)

Seattle University (U.S.A.)

University of San Francisco (U.S.A.)

Roehampton University, London (U.K.)

Leeds Trinity University (U.K.)

Université Catholique de Lyon (France)

Australian Catholic University (Australia)

Santa Clara University (U.S.A.)

Fu Jen Catholic University (Taiwan)

Seoul Women's University (Korea)

The Catholic University of Korea (Korea)

University of California, Davis (U.S.A.)

Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (France)

McGill University (Canada)

OTHER STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS
   Students may choose to attend study abroad programs at universities other than the partner universities, if they obtain permission from the faculty members of the department in which they are enrolled and approved from the university in advance. A maximum of 30 credits acquired in the program can be transferred to the university. Absence up to one year for study abroad will be treated as part of the period of enrollment at our university.


INTENSIVE SUMMER AND SPRING LANGUAGE PROGRAMS
   Attending various language programs abroad during summer or spring vacations gives students opportunities not only to learn each language, but to foster an international point of view.
   The programs currently recommended by the university are available in the U.S.A., Canada, the U.K., France, Germany, Spain, Korea and Taiwan. Students attending the programs at assigned universities can apply for transfer of 2 credits to our university.

RESOURCES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
   The International Center provides several types of assistance for the international undergraduate students.

   1) After admission, a series of orientations are given for the international students by the International Center. In addition, students helper will assist international students for registration for the courses, give advice on campus life , as well as a variety of other useful information on daily life in Japan.

   2) After admission, the Dean of the International Center will interview students individually once or twice a year.

   3) In cooperation with academic advisors and faculty, the International Center will provide the students with advice and support.

   4) A Tutor System is available for undergraduate and graduate students in their fields of study and research.

   5) The International Center offers international students several occasions to come in contact with Japanese students in cross-cultural activities.

STUDY ABROAD - FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
RESOURCES FOR INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
   For those who are interested in applying as an international undergraduate student, please also refer to the admissions page for more details:
http://www.u-sacred-heart.ac.jp/english/admissions/index.html

FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
   For information regarding study abroad programs for graduate students, please see:
Graduate School, Master of Arts Programs, International Exchange Program.