Tokyo Metropolitan University (TMU) has made an international exchange agreement with 38 higher educational institutions on the globe and accepts exchange students from the institutions under exchange agreement. The period of stay on exchange is a half or one year. Enrollment takes place in April or October.
A list of the international academic exchange agreements; please view from here.
SATOMU Program is a course for exchange students from the partner universities which have the International exchange agreements with our university. Basically, students are supposed to take International Exchange Courses stated below, A certificate is issued upon completion of all the requirements for this program. The duration of the program is either one semester or two semesters.
International Exchange Courses
International Exchange Courses are designed to give exchange students opportunities to understand more about Japan and Tokyo. The aim of this course is to foster human resources that will bridge between Tokyo, Japan and the countries all over the world as student ambassadors.
(1) Courses offered in English
SATOMU allows exchange students to select courses offered in English from faculties and fields. The courses include exploration of social, industrial and environmental issues in contemporary cities in a manner only offered at TMU, as well as material that deepens students’ understanding of Japan’s society, culture, history, industry, science and technology.
(2) Japanese language courses
Japanese Language Courses are offered to help exchange students in various levels from zero to advanced. TMU also offers courses on Japanese Affairs to help exchange students learn more about Japanese culture and society. Exchange students can also take Japanese Language Workshops held in English, Chinese and Korean.
(3)Tutorials offered in English
Students can get the individual guidance in specific areas of research from the faculties.
※Exchange students are also eligible to participate in courses offered in Japanese at each faculty with TMU degree students.
Class Schedule for Exchange Students 2016 1st Semester (PDF)
Class Schedule for Exchange Students 2016 2nd Semester (PDF)
Course Registration Guide for Exchange Students 2016 Academic Year (PDF)
Syllabi of Courses for Exchange Students 2016 Academic Year (PDF)