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International Partnerships

Nanzan University

Student Exchange Agreement

Student Exchange Agreement between Nanzan University, (Nagoya, Japan) and The Ohio State University, Columbus (Ohio, USA)

Ohio State contact information

·         Department of East Asian languages and Literatures / Office of International Affairs


International university contact information

·         Nanzan University / Center for International Education Office


Location of international university

·         Nagoya, Japan


Eligibility requirements

·         OSU Students:

1.    3.0 cumulative GPA

2.    Junior rank

3.    Two years of college level Japanese at OSU at the time of application

4.    Successful completion of Japanese 2231 prior to departure

·         NU Students:

1.    Junior rank

2.    Can show proof of a minimum TOEFL score or 79 or IELTS 6.5 (or the most current minimum score published in OSU’s admission requirements)


Home Institution’s Obligations

·         Exchange students will be given an orientation as is customary for all study abroad students, including full information about the contents of this Agreement. Exchange Students will continue to be eligible for all benefits of student aid at their Home Institution.


Responsibilities of host institution

·         The Host Institution will provide all Exchange Students with formal letters of admission and other documents as may be required for establishing their status for visa and other purposes. The Host Institution will provide a post-arrival orientation to assist students in setting quickly into life in the host environment, and assign admitted Exchange Students to the appropriate school, department or division and to an appropriate academic advisors.



·         Exchange Students admitted by the Host Institution will pay the normal academic fees to their Home Institution. The Host Institution will waive tuition, application, and admission fees for Exchange Students. All other expenses, including room and board, and medical insurance required by the Host Institution, shall be the responsibility of the Exchange Student. Both Institutions will provide students with information about scholarship/grand opportunities to help cover program cost, if available.  


Duration of the agreement

·         This agreement will remain in force for five (5) years from the date of signing this agreement. During the last year of the agreement, the decision to renew or negotiate the terms shall be made on the basis of mutual consultation between the two institutions.

·         This agreement shall become effective upon signing by both parties and may be terminated any time by mutual consent. Termination of this agreement should be made in writing, giving one year’s notice to allow for appropriate closure of the exchange administration.

·         Any proposals to change the terms of this agreement should be negotiated and officially approved by both institutions.

·         Upon termination of this Agreement, Exchange Students already participating and will be participating in the program to resolve an imbalance pursuant to the agreement shall be permitted to complete their programs at the Host Institution and the applicable terms of this Agreement shall continue to govern their participation.


Note: Please see entire agreement for details