Founded in 1882 at the heart of Tokyo, WASEDA University is recognized as one of the most international universities in Japan. From 2014, Waseda started a four-week summer session at the undergraduate level.
We welcomed highly motivated international students from 83 universities in 22 different countries and regions around the world in 2020. Together with Waseda students, they fully explored Waseda and Tokyo, which is consistently ranked high among the best cities to visit in the world.
You can take part in the courses which cover a variety of interests including business, culture, economics, history, literature and art, politics and sociology in the context of Japan and Asia. The courses are taught in English by experienced faculty members from Waseda and visiting professors from the top global universities. Japanese courses are optional.