Maple Program Call for Applications document is uploaded.
End of February
Universities that have entered into a mutual exchange student agreement with Osaka University recommend students for the Maple Program.
End of March
The candidates submit their application.
Near the end of May
Notification of acceptance to the Maple Program
Students submit all necessary documents.
Placement test (online)
Arrival in Japan
Call for applications
|Number of students||approximately 80|
|Program period||12 months from September to August|
All applicants must meet the following requirements:
Before applying, students are encouraged to consult either an academic adviser or a student exchange office of their university/institution.
|Tuition||Tuition is waived for students whose home university/institution and Osaka University have entered into a mutual agreement under which tuition is waived.|
Maple Program students are eligible to apply for the following scholarship:
Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) scholarship
b. Eligibility and conditions
For details of the scholarship, please visit the website of the Japan Student
The Maple Program is one-year program starting in September (classes starting at the beginning of October) and ending in August. The Program comprises the fall and winter, and the spring and summer terms. A Certification of Program Completion will be issued to students who earn 30 credits or more in one year.