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Semester Abroad in Tokyo, Japan

About AU Business Exchange Program at Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan

The College of Business offers a student exchange program with the College of Economics at Nihon University in Tokyo, Japan’s largest university. Students may go to Nihon University for one or two terms.  Knowledge of Japanese is not a prerequisite for Auburn students.

Students will not pay tuition or fees at Nihon University. Students will be responsible for travel, living expenses, and personal expenses at Nihon University.

Professors conduct seminars once a week. Supervisors for exchange students will be assigned by the College of Economics. Classes are available in English for exchange students.

For more information: Download the Program Brochure.

Fees and Costs

Auburn students pay Auburn tuition and fees for a full time student equal to 12 hours (based on their residency status).  The student will be enrolled in the “Auburn Exchange Course UNIV 3000” while abroad.  Students will not pay tuition to the host university but may pay other fees and are also responsible for their meals, books, housing, in-country travel expenses, incidental expenses, and airfare.  Auburn students will pay $2 per day for MEDEX Medical Evacuation for the duration of their program abroad.  Students must provide financial documentation indicating sufficient funds for period of stay. 

For suggested budgets for this program, please refer to the Program Brochure.


Get Started by visiting Auburn Abroad, Office of International Programs!  The recommended first step is to attend an Orientation Session to help you navigate the process of selecting and applying to a study abroad program. During the orientation you will have an opportunity to speak with an Auburn Abroad coordinator or intern about specific questions that you may have in the preliminary planning stages for study abroad. 

If you are ready to apply to this program, please visit the AU Business Exchange Program at Nihon University in Tokyo, Japan and click the Apply Now button.  


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