Exchange in Tokyo, Japan: Hitotsubashi University

Exchange in Tokyo, Japan: Hitotsubashi University — About

About Exchange in Tokyo, Japan: Hitotsubashi University

Located approximately 60 minutes from central Tokyo, Hitotsubashi University is a leading Japanese university in the social sciences that emphasizes small-class education. One of its prominent characteristics is a seminar-style approach that keeps class sizes small and preserves a traditional private-school style focusing on intense student-faculty interaction and rich course content. Hitotsubashi's exchange program is noted for its high levels of student oversight and support.

For more information on the University of Minnesota's other Japanese exchange partner schools, view the at a glance comparison page.

Housing & Meals

You will live in dormitories with other program participants and Japanese students.


Learning Outcomes

Faculty & Staff

Hitotsubashi University staff provide orientation, on-site support and advising to help you adjust to a new educational system and integrate into campus life. The exchange program at Hitotsubashi is small, allowing for high levels of interaction between students and staff, and high levels of student support. 

About the Learning Abroad Center

Learning Abroad Center programs are: