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Program Description:

PSU Echange HUSTEP SapporoProgram Overview

Sapporo ("important river flowing through a plain") in Ainu language is the capital of Hokkaido and Japan's fifth largest city. Sapporo is also one of the nation's youngest major cities. In 1857, the city's population stood at just seven people. Sapporo became world famous in 1972 when the Olympic Winter Games were held there. Today, the city is well known for its ramen, beer, and the annual snow festival held in February.

Program Focus

Participants in this program take a wide variety of courses offered in English in the fields of Languages and Thought, Culture, Society, Environment, Science and Technology. Students also study the Japanese language. Students with sufficient Japanese language proficiency can also take a limited number of regular university courses taught in Japanese. 

Fact Sheet

Education Abroad Advisor Alyse Collins 
Get Started Attend an Ed Abroad 101 Session
Program Provider PSU Exchange with Hokkaido University
Program Dates Current Program Calendar
Areas of Study
  • Asian Studies
  • Community Development
  • Culture
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Gender Studies
  • Globalization
  • History
  • Humanities
  • International Studies
  • Japanese
  • Sociology
  • Sustainability
Capstone Option Reporting Live is available Fall and Spring terms
Credits Fall/Winter:  Students enroll in 24 quarter credits
Spring:  Students enroll in 21 - 24 quarter credits
Academic Year:  Students enroll in 36 - 48 quarter credits
Language of Instruction English, Japanese
Host Country Language Japanese
Housing Residence Hall
Class Standing Eligibility
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post-Baccalaureate
Minimum GPA 3.00
Language Requirements No previous language study required
Preferred Requirements Students with 1 year of full-time coursework at PSU
Current Course Offerings Current List of Available Courses
Program Brochure Additional Program Information

  Program Costs

        PSU Fees       Program Fee: PSU Tuition + Fees

Additional Scholarships are available for this program.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 11/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.