Hiroshima University

Hiroshima University, one of the leading national universities in Japan, is located near the city of Hiroshima, known as the International Peace City. Students in Hiroshima University's Study Abroad Program (HUSA) are integrated into various faculties and classes within the university to ensure greater exposure to Japanese university life.

HUSA accepts full-time undergraduate students from partner schools with mutually established exchange program. U.S. schools currently under the program are: Florida State University, University of Maryland, and University of Minnesota. The program offers either a semester or a year program, both beginning in October. A total of thirty international students are accepted annually and are also eligible to apply for AIEJ scholarships.

The program offers four different categories of courses: 1) Special Courses, available only to HUSA program students and taught in English; 2) Regular Courses, taught in English and open to any student (foreign or Japanese); 3) Japanese Language and Studies Courses. The level of language course taken will be determined by a placement test. 4) Other Courses. HUSA students with adequate levels of language proficiency are eligible to take any other regular course offered on campus and transfer credits to home institutions.

For  more information, please see the university's website at http://husa.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/english/