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Overseas students who meet the following conditions are eligible to apply for NUPACE:

  1. Students MUST be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programmes at overseas universities that have concluded an academic exchange agreement with Nagoya University. Refer to Partner Institutions.

  2. Students MUST have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B) or better on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent.

  3. NUPACE requires exchange students to be proficient in either English OR Japanese.

    Unless they attend/have attended universities where English is the language of instruction, non-native English speakers who wish to participate in the NUPACE English-language curriculum should possess a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 79, an IELTS overall band score of 6.0, a TOEIC score of 780, a CEFR average grade of B2, a CET-6 score of 485, or the equivalent. *

    *Students studying at universities in Scandinavia, The Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Hong Kong, Singapore, or at Bilkent University in Turkey are exempt from providing proof of their English language ability. The same applies to those students who have undertaken part of their formal education in English, and those whose major discipline at university is English.

    Students intending to take regular university courses instructed in Japanese must possess level N1 or 1 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT), or the equivalent.

  4. NUPACE is competitive.  Please be advised that meeting the above requirements does not guarantee admission to the programme.

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