Sugiyama Jogakuen University

Student Support

Center for International Exchange Programs

The Center for International Exchange Programs (CIEP) was established in April 1999. CIEP coordinates all international exchange programs with the partner institutions and give advice and information to students interested in studying abroad. Please feel free to visit our center.

Services provided to current students

Counseling to students interested in the international exchange program
Sending of students to Partners Institutions (recruitment, selection, orientation, safety advice, etc)
Counseling and consultation to students wishing to study abroad
Volunteer as mentors to international students
Student exchange and Japanese Culture Experience Programs
Recruiting of host families
Loaning of overseas education related books, magazines and other materials

Services provided to international exchange students

Reception of international exchange students from partner institutions (orientation, daily-life guidance)
Administration of International Exchange courses (Japanese, Japanese Culture and Social Studies)
Loan and referral of Japanese language and Japanese culture related publications
Loan and referral of documents
Student exchange and Japanese Culture Experience programs
Coordination of internship programs
Students dormitories, home visits


1.Sugiyama Jogakuen University Financial Aid to Exchange Students
Amount: 50,000 yen per month
Selection of Recipients: granted to students who have met the requirements of the University
2.Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Short-Term Student Exchange Promotion Program
The scholarship is granted to students selected by JASSO
The amount is 80,000 yen to cover initial costs (paid once upon arrival in Japan) and 80,000 yen per month (2016 academic year)