Momayama Gakuin University, Japan

Study at Momayama Gakuin University, Japan

At Momoyama Gakuin University, make new friends, broaden your mind, and enrich your world. Osaka, Japan’s third largest city, is  a short train ride from renowned World Heritage Sites like Kyoto and Nara. It is an exciting city where visitors can enjoy the mix of traditional and popular cultures, and have both their senses and their intellect stimulated by the wide variety of things on offer. Learn more about MGH

The MGU application contains several documents. Please visit us for the necessary forms.

Academic Calendar:

  • Fall Semester: Late September to early February
  • Deadline for Fall applications is March 15th.
  • Arrival for Fall Semester: Mid September
  • Spring Semester: Early April to Mid July
  • Deadline for Spring applications is on October 1st.  
  • Arrival for Spring semester: Mid to late March  


Additional Fee: MGU has implemented a 50,000 yen fee [approx $670] for incoming exchange students. This fee covers airport pickup, bed linens, and trips and activities. MGU staff will meet incoming students at Kansai International Airport if the students arrive during the designated period.

MGU Housing Information:  More information about housing location, cost, and pictures (pdf).  The approximate cost of housing is $3500/ semester.

Take a quick trip to Osaka

Osaka Tour Screenshot


Japan Visa Information: Foreigners who wish to study in Japan for more than three months need to get a student visa at a Japanese embassy or consulate outside of Japan. Sponsorship from an educational institution in Japan and proof of sufficient funds to cover all expenses during your stay are required to qualify for a student visa. Residence permission is granted in periods of six months, one year or two years and can be extended. Students are not allowed to engage in any paid activities, unless they get permission from their school and the immigration office. Even then, students may work only a set maximum number of hours per week.

Website for Visa information, Visa Application Form, and Letter of Guarantee