Are there a holiday breaks during the academic year?

The GLP follows a western schedule by ending classes before Christmas in December with summer vacation during the month of August. You will have time to travel or complete a long-term internship.

Is any kind of financial aid available?

Yes! 60% of our international students receive some kind of scholarship; some from NUCB Business School, and some from the government or external organizations. We offer academic and housing scholarships for qualified students. Japanese government (MEXT) also provides financial aid for international students. See Tuition & Scholarship for further information.

What are the required application materials? When is the application deadline?

Details are on the following webpage.

Also check the Application Form before applying.

I am interested in studying outside Japan.

NUCB Business School has more than 130 partner schools from all over the world. You have options to study abroad in various countries as well as duration ranging from 1 week to 1 year. A maximum of 10 credits can be transferred as NUCB Business School credits.

Is a TOEIC score required?

If English is your primary language or if you graduated from a university in an English speaking country, you are not required to submit a TOEIC score.

Do I need a GMAT score? Is there a minimum GMAT score required?

A GMAT score may be waived based on work experience and undergraduate GPA. Please contact us for further information. We does not require a minimum GMAT score.

When can I start the program?

New semesters begin in both April and September yearly.

I live overseas. Can I arrange a Skype interview?

Skype interview can be arranged upon request. Domestic residents are required to be interviewed face-to-face at the Business School Campus.

Which months are classes held?

The classes are held from April to late July, September to late December (or to late February).

Is a Japanese language course offered?

Yes, we offer beginner's level Japanese language courses for international students to survive in Japan every semester. If students wish to take higher level of Japanese language courses, it would be still possible to take it at the undergraduate campus or at some language centers at cheap cost.

Are there any items recommended to bring from home?

According to the international students' questionnaire, it is mainly recommended to bring "an adapter", "medicine", "an umbrella" and "curiosity". However, most students find almost everything they need in Japan.

Can students choose their residences?

Students are automatically allocated to one of our students' residences, we are unable to accept personal requests.

How much is the approximate living expense per month in Nagoya?

The average cost that the exchange students spend per month is 60,000 - 90,000 JPY excluding the housing costs.