Study Abroad Program for Universities in Asian Countries

D.W.C.L.A. accepts mid and long-term international students from the following Asian partner universities.

Region University Period
Taiwan Chinese Culture University Mid-Term: 1 semester
Long-Term: 1 year
Fu Jen Catholic University
National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology
National University of Kaohsiung
Providence University
Soochow University
Korea Seoul Women’s University Long-Term: 1 year from the spring semester
Sungshin Women’s University Mid-Term: 1 semester
Long-Term: 1 year
Philippines Ateneo de Manila University Mid-Term: 1 semester
Long-Term: 1 year
De La Salle University
University of the Philippines Diliman
Vietnam Foreign Trade University Mid-Term: 1 semester
Long-Term: 1 year
University of Languages and International Studies – Vietnam National University, Hanoi
Thailand Thammasat University Mid-Term: 1 semester
Long-Term: 1 year
Chulalongkorn University


Chinese Culture University

Chinese Culture University (External Link: English Site)
Chinese Culture University (External Link: Japanese Site)
Chinese Culture University is a private university founded in 1962 in Taipei. With language being the basis of cultural exchange, a foreign language department has been established since the beginning. The Chinese Culture University is located a 40-minute drive away from Central Taipei, within a famous national park, and features unique Chinese-style buildings. There is a shuttle bus for students that runs from Taipei city to the university.

Fu Jen Catholic University

Fu Jen Catholic University (External Link: English Site)
Fu Jen Catholic University is a Roman pontifical university, located in New Taipei City, which is next to Taipei City. Its predecessor school was founded in 1925 by members of the American Benedict.
The university in composed of 11 colleges, including the College of Liberal Arts, College of Art, College of Medicine, College of Communication, College of Education, College of Foreign Languages and Literatures, College of Human Ecology, College of Social Science, and the College of Management. It is a comprehensive university with 26,000 current students (among them, 4,000 graduate students). It has a good reputation for language education in particular, and is evaluated as one of the most difficult private universities in Taiwan.

National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology

National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (External Link: English Site)
National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology is a national university founded in 1998 in Kaohsiung City in southern Taiwan. Although it’s a science and technology university, it does have a faculty of foreign languages, and they are making efforts for English, Japanese, and German language education. As the first “founding university” in Taiwan, they are making efforts to increase students’ competitiveness and entrepreneurial abilities so that they can be accepted as professionals.

National University of Kaohsiung

National University of Kaohsiung (External Link: English Site)
National University of Kaohsiung is a national university founded in 2000 in Kaohsiung City in southern Taiwan. The university is making efforts to support the development of small to mid-sized enterprises in Kaohsiung, as well as training professionals in the technological and management fields. With the goal of being a university that’s open to the community, local residents are free to walk around campus, and use university facilities such as the gym. There are plenty of students studying Japanese in the Japanese Department in the Faculty of Humanities, as mutual learning is actively carried out with the international students.

Providence University

Providence University (External Link: English Site)
Providence University is a Catholic university founded in1920 by American nuns. While it originally only accepted female students, from 1993 it became a co-educational comprehensive university.
Making efforts towards international exchange, they are accepting international students from places such as southeast Asia, Korea, Japan, Australia, the United Kingdom, and France.

Soochow University

Soochow University (External Link: English Site)
The university’s predecessor was founded in 1900 in Suzhou, China, by Methodist missionaries. It is the first university in China to provide Western-study education. It was rebuilt as the first private university in Taipei in 1951. The Department of Japanese Language and Culture is famous in Taiwan, as there are many students who are fluent in Japanese. They also offer many classes in English.


Seoul Women's University

Seoul Women's University (External Link: English Site)
Seoul Women’s University was founded in 1961 by D.W.C.L.A. graduate Dr. Hwang Kyung Koh (1909-2000). It is a liberal arts women’s university with Christianity at its foundation.
The university is making great strides in its goal of cultivating women who will be active not just in Korea, but on the global stage as well.

Sungshin Women’s University

Sungshin Women’s University (External Link: English Site)
Sungshin Women’s University is a private women’s comprehensive university founded in 1936. There are 2 campuses in Seoul Special City, and is a part of Seishin Gakuen, which provides integrated education from preschool to graduate school. There are approx. 13,000 students studying in 13 colleges, including the College of Humanities, College of Social Sciences, Health & Wellness College, and the International College of Beauty and Living Industry, etc. With their educational principles of “Embrace sincerity and faith,” “Strive for new knowledge,” and “Act independently,” their goal is to cultivate female human resources that will lead society.


Ateneo de Manila University

Ateneo de Manila University (External Link: English Site)
Ateneo de Manila University was founded in 1859 by the Jesuits. A Catholic private comprehensive women’s university, it is the 3rd oldest university in the Philippines. It is located in the educational district of Quezon City, which the Manila metropolitan area is comprised of. It is one of the top three regular universities in the Philippines, and the top private university. Many graduates have gone on to become world leaders, such as presidents, and the English education for international students is highly rated. Almost all of their regular classes are offered in English.

De La Salle University

De La Salle University (External Link: English Site)
De La Salle University is a Catholic comprehensive private university, founded in 1911 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools, and is located in Manila, capital city of the Philippines. It has 8 faculties and a graduate school, and is rated highly for the quality of its research, employment opportunities for graduates, its international outlook, and its class content. It’s one of the top Universities in the Philippines, alongside University of the Philippines Diliman, and Ateneo de Manila University. Almost all of its classes are held in English.

University of the Philippines Diliman

University of the Philippines Diliman (External Link: English Site)
University of the Philippines Diliman is a national university founded in 1949 in Quezon City. The expansive campus, which covers 493 hectares, features a national research laboratory, stadium, bank, cafeteria, shopping center, hotel, and a church. Due to its expansive size, Jeepney is in rotation within the campus as the only transportation means within the old Manila metropolitan area. The university is famous for its high quality education and research in each research field, such as art, legal, social science, philosophy, and business management.


Foreign Trade University

Foreign Trade University (External Link: English Site)
The Foreign Trade University is one of the most prestigious and most difficult to enroll in national universities in Vietnam. Founded in 1960, and with 19,000 students, it is a comprehensive university specializing in trade, economics, and foreign languages. The university focuses on developing human resources who are active in the diplomatic and business worlds, and has produced many human resources who are leaders in various fields in Vietnam. There are campuses in the capital city of Hanoi, the economic city of Ho Chi Minh, and the province of Quang Ninh near Halong Bay. The campuses in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh are actively engaged in human resource development through Japanese language and business education, such as the Vietnamese/Japanese Human Resource Cooperation Center, funded primarily by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and JICA.

University of Languages and International Studies - Vietnam National University, Hanoi

University of Languages and International Studies - Vietnam National University, Hanoi (External Link: English Site)
The University of Languages and International Studies - Vietnam National University, Hanoi is the most prestigious university in Vietnam, founded in 1993 through the merger of several universities. Unlike other national universities, it is not under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education and Training, but rather is directly supervised by the prime minister. It currently supervises 12 universities (equivalent to faculties in Japan) and departments, as the University of Languages and International Studies (ULIS) is one of these. The school’s predecessor dates back to the faculty of foreign studies of the Vietnam Boarding School, established in 1955. Currently there are 7,700 students enrolled in the ULIS, which has departments for English, Japanese, Korean, German, Russian, French, Chinese, and Arabic.


Thammasat University

Thammasat University (External Link: English Site)
The university was established in 1934, and is the 2nd oldest national university in Thailand. It has produced many notable people in the political and economic fields. There are many sightseeing spots near traditional temples and royal palaces at the Tha Prachan campus, located in central Bangkok. The Rangsit campus, located on the outskirts of Bangkok, is 50 times larger than the Tha Prachan campus, and is fully equipped with student dormitories and sport facilities. Currently, with 17 faculties it is a large-scale university, and in order to deepen Thailand’s exchanges with different cultures, it is linking up with universities globally.

Chulalongkorn University


Chulalongkorn University (External Link: English Site)
Chulalongkorn University, founded in 1917, is the oldest university in Thailand. It is one of the highest schools in Thailand, together with its partner university, Thammasat University. Located in central Bangkok, Thailand’s capital city, the campus expands over 2.1㎢ of land. It is a national comprehensive university, with 19 faculties and 274 specialized courses. With modern laboratories and facilities, the central library as over 1 million books, and boasts the best environment for learning and research.

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