Semester Study Abroad

Waseda University

Waseda University is a private university located in Tokyo, Japan. It consistently ranks among the best universities in Japan, hosting both strong academic faculties as well as a socially progressive and cosmopolitan campus atmosphere. Waseda offers a range of English-taught courses as well as dedicated Japanese language instruction. The university consists of over 53,500 students and 13 undergraduate and 23 graduate schools.

Number of Spots for Yale-NUS Students in Sem 2: 2

Due to the enthusiastic interest in study abroad and the volume of inquiries that we receive, if you have any questions, please read the Semester Study Abroad FAQs carefully first and contact us if you need further advice.

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Fields of Study

Yale-NUS students are free to take any Waseda University courses as long they meet the required prerequisites. The most updated course catalog may be found here.

Language of Instruction

Japanese and English

Full Course Load (Required Number of Credits)

16 credits

Students are required to take the full course load at the host institution, which will be equivalent to 20 MCs upon successful completion of credit transfer procedures back at Yale-NUS College.

Academic Calendar

Spring semester: Late Sep. – Early Feb.

Fall semester: Apr. – Late Jul.

For more information, click here.

CAP Requirement


If you are interested in studying abroad at this institution and currently have a CAP below 3.5, please contact a member of the CIPE International Programmes team.

Have Questions?
Graham Link
Executive, International Programmes

Contact with questions about study abroad programmes.