Prospective students

Student Exchange Programs

The School of Design and the Graduate School of Design at Kyushu University welcome exchange students from abroad. Applicants who wish to study abroad at the School of Design and the Graduate School of Design of Kyushu University are required to first contact the international office of their home university before applying.

Applicants should receive an application account from their home university and apply through the online application system “Online Application Portal for Incoming Student Exchanges”. Please note that the following documents must be attached to the application.

Required Documents
*1 Academic Transcript
*2 Letter of recommendation from the academic supervisor at your current institution
*3 Language Proficiency Certificate
JLPT (for those who wish to take classes in Japanese),
English proficiency score (for those who wish to take classes in English)
4 Copy of passport
5 ID Photo
6 Portfolio (if any)

Note: If documents marked with * are written in a language other than English or Japanese, please attach an English or Japanese translation.

Click here for information on studying abroad from University Level Exchange Partner Universities

Submission Deadline
April enrollment
Nomination Deadline: October 10 of the previous year
Application Deadline: October 30 of the previous year

October enrollment
Nomination Deadline: April 10
Application Deadline: April 30

Student Affairs Section, Student Affairs Division, Administrative Office of Design, Kyushu University (Ohashi Campus)
Phone Number: +81 92 553 4632
Fax Number: +81 92 553 4597
Address: 4-9-1 Shiobaru, Minami-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka, 815-8540, Japan