Semester Exchange


Osaka, Japan

Partner Institution


Kansai University (KU) is located in the city of Osaka on the island of Honshu. It is a large port city and commercial centre known for its street food, modern architecture and night life.  

A semester exchange at KU is called Global Frontier. This program is designed to develop cross-cultural understanding and global leadership skills while learning about Japanese language and culture. 


Who Can Go?

Seneca students interested in the following subject areas providing you meet certain eligibility criteria:

  • Engineering Approach to Urban Issues
  • Food Science and Biotechnology
  • International Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Japan Studies
  • Studies on Foreign Affairs
  • Fundamentals for Social Science


When Can I Go?

Semester Dates

  • Fall: September to March
  • Winter: April to September
Now accepting applications for: Apply by:
Winter 2022 June 15, 2021
Fall 2022 To be confirmed

What Will It Cost?

Students accepted for this program will pay their regular tuition/course fees to Seneca. Students will be responsible for their living expenses, accommodation and travel costs. More details can be found by selecting the “Explore exchange opportunity” button above. Reminder: students must apply for this opportunity through the International Mobility Office and not through the partner institution.

Language of Instruction

  • English

Interested in learning more?

Learn more about how to apply, available funding and credit transfer options.