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HUNTER/Meiji Gakuin University Exchange

Exchanges Applicant Requirements


The MGU International Student Program (ISP) provides an opportunity for English-speaking students from exchange partners to pursue undergraduate studies at the Yokohama campus, located in Kanagawa Prefecture.

The aim of this program is to provide a creative academic environment for studies pertaining to Japan and the Japanese language for international students who have studied Japanese for a minimum of one year at the university level. The International Student Program welcomes exchange students from partner universities located in Asia, Europe, North America and Oceania.

There are a limited number of scholarships through JASSO available for exchange students studying in Japan. Accepted students are automatically considered for this award.


For more information (included estimated costs/expenses for a semester), visit their website.

All students participating in the exchange program are required to enroll in the CUNY comprehensive travel insurance policy through Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI) in addition to the Japanese National Health Insurance. Visit this link to learn more about the CUNY policy and view monthly rates. Accepted students will receive the appropriate code to self-enroll.



All application documents and letters of recommendation must be submitted via email to: with the Subject: Last name, First name MGU EXCHANGE

Fall 2019 Deadline: February 11, 2019

Spring 2019 Deadline: CLOSED for Spring 2019

  • Please note: Hunter typically sends students only in fall semesters for this program. This exchange will be open to applicants for spring semesters ONLY if all spots are not used the previous fall.


Applicants to the exchange programs are also eligible to apply for the Chancellor’s Global Scholarship.




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