Courses and Registration

◆Available courses

Study Abroad students can take:
□ Academic courses taught in English (2 credits apiece)
□ Academic courses taught in Japanese (only for students who have scored N1 or N2 on the JLPT) (2 credits apiece)
□ Sports courses (1 credit apiece)
NEST (Japanese Language and Culture) courses (up to 10 credits per semester)
   Integrated Japanese = 4 credits
   Japanese Culture and Society (J1 and J2) = 2 credits
   Introduction to Japanology (J3 and J4) = 2 credits
   Project Work = 1 credit
   Kanji Literacy = 1 credit
   Listening Comprehension = 1 credit
   Reading and Composition = 1 credit

•Study Abroad students at Toyo take courses at Hakusan campus. Faculties at Hakusan campus are as follows.

Faculty of Letters / Faculty of Economics / Faculty of Business Administration / Faculty of Law /

Faculty of Sociology /Faculty of Regional Development Studies / Faculty of Global and Regional Studies /

 Faculty of International Tourism Management

・Study Abroad students choose courses from the following course list. The list includes courses taught in English. Please see the “Language of Instruction” section in the list.

 Courses for Exchange students at Toyo (2019 Academic year) [Excelファイル/199KB]

 Courses for Exchange students at Toyo (Spring 2020) [Excel]

•Please note that the above courses are subject to change.
•Courses offered at Toyo University are, as a general rule, taught in Japanese.
•Students with advanced Japanese language proficiency (JLPT N1 or N2) are able to enroll in regular courses taught solely in Japanese.
•Graduate students can take graduate level courses at Hakusan campus with the instructors’ approval if the courses align with your language proficiency and major at your home university.
•If there are too many applicants for some classes, a lottery will be held to decide who gets in. In this case, some students may not be able to take the class.
•Any courses with the same title cannot be taken simultaneously even if the professors are not the same.



1. Click here to download syllabi.
2. The website is only in Japanese. Please click here for English information on how to navigate the Japanese website.


◆Registration Overview

Study Abroad students begin the course registration process shortly before arrival at Toyo and complete it during orientation.

1. Submit preliminary course registration form (before arrival)
2. Attend registration orientation (after arrival)
3. Consult with academic advisor (a Toyo professor introduced by IAO) for advice on courses and student life at Toyo
4. Finalize course registration through the IAO

For detailed information about course registration, please check this overview.