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International Exchange

Since its founding in 1925, Tenri University has promoted foreign language instruction in order to deepen intercultural understanding based on heart-to-heart communication, and has actively supported academic exchanges and goodwill sports matches with partners from various countries of the world. In hope of furthering these achievements, the University continues to enter exchange agreements and create new programs for study abroad.

International Partners in Exchange Agreements

The University’s exchange agreements, made with the following 34 universities and institutions in 19 countries and regions, promote collaboration in research as well as the exchange of students and faculty.

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Korea)
Kangwon National University (Korea)
Korea National Sport University (Korea)
Chinese Culture University (Taiwan)
National Taiwan Normal University (Taiwan)
Taiwan Shoufu University (Taiwan)
Tzu Chi University (Taiwan)
Beijing Normal University (China)
South China Normal University (China)
Chiang Mai Rajabhat University (Thailand)
Padjadjaran University (Indonesia)
University of Brunei Darussalam (Brunei)
The Campus of International Languages, Tribhuvan University (Nepal)
Moscow State Linguistic University (Russia)
Sakhalin State University (Russia)
National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv (Ukraine)
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (UK)
Philipps University of Marburg (Germany)
University of Cologne (Germany)
University of Orleans (France)
Pontifical University of Salamanca (Spain)
University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
University of Coimbra (Portugal)
University of Regina (Canada)
California State University, Long Beach (USA)
Indiana University (USA)
Murray State University (USA)
Saginaw Valley State University (USA)
The Ohio State University (USA)
Autonomous University of Puebla (Mexico)
Paulista State University (Brazil)
Griffith University (Australia)

Japan-France Cultural Association of Tenri (France)
Tenri Cultural Institute of New York (U.S.A.)

International Students

Tenri University considers the acceptance of international students as indispensable for meeting the demands of an increasingly globalizing world. The Japanese Language major established in the Department of Foreign Languages, Faculty of International Studies, is specifically designed for foreign students. It has drawn students from a wide range of countries: Brazil, Canada, China, France, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, the Ukraine, and the United States. The University welcomes interaction between these students and their Japanese counterparts, which deepens mutual understanding of their languages and cultures, and helps students from abroad adapt to their new surroundings.