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Exchange Programme with Nagoya University

Two to three students of our faculty have the possibility to spend one semester in the port town Nagoya in Japan and to study there at the Graduate School of Engineering through our exchange programme with Nagoya University.

Nagoya is Japan's fourth-largest city and is situated between Tokyo (about 350 km away) and Osaka (about 170 km away). The university has produced several Nobel Prize winners over the course of the last 20 years and is one of the most renowned universities in Japan.

We offer information about our partnership with Nagoya University as well as other exchange programmes on this website and in our information events "Auslandsstudium und Austauschprogramme der Fakultät", which are held every semester. The dates for our information events will be announced on the website of the student advising service. All students who are interested are welcome!


Students who are planning a stay abroad should gather information at least one year in advance and take into account the deadlines. You should consider the following points to ensure a trouble-free stay abroad:

Who is suited for an exchange to Nagoya University?

The exchange places are intended for master's students in their last year of study and for doctoral students. In terms of the stufy programme, the exchange is best suited for students of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology. However, other students can participate in the exchange programme as well. In order to participate, the average grade of your current studies has to be at least 70%.

How many available places per academic year?

2-3 places à 6 months

What are the required language skills?

For a stay abroad at Nagoya University, you will need good English skills. It is not required to speak Japanese, although it can be useful for everyday life and studying on site. 

How will the stay at Nagoya be financed?

When participating in the cooperation with Nagoya University, the tuition fees will be paid for. The rest of the exchange stay has to be paid for by yourself or you can apply for financing programmes of RUB or Nagoya University.

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