Hokkaido Summer Institute 2019 [Hokkaido University, JAPAN]

The season for the Hokkaido Summer Institute (HSI) is approaching once again! More than 160 world-leading researchers from overseas will gather at Hokkaido University (HU) next summer for the HSI, which was established in 2016 and provides lectures with the university’s faculty members for four months during the summer.

Last summer, more than 1,700 students joined the HSI to study a wide range of disciplines from literature to engineering. The university continues to expand the program, and for HSI 2019 there will be 139 courses (116 graduate courses and 23 undergraduate courses) from June 3rd to October 18th, 2019.

Tuition fee will be waived for students who enrolled in the program as exchange students from HU’s partner institutions with which HU has concluded a memorandum of understanding on mutual tuition waivers.


Undergraduate: 23

Graduate: 116


Online early application acceptance period*

Open: February 1 (Fri.), 2019, 0:00 a.m. Japan Standard Time

Close: February 28 (Thu.), 2019, 5:00 p.m. Japan Standard Time

For the 2nd – 4th application periods, please refer to the website.

*Your students are required to apply on the HSI website.


For more details, please visit our website:


We would be grateful if you could share our website with your students.

We will also send you a poster by mail.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.


We are all looking forward to welcoming your students here in Hokkaido University!

At a glance

Types:Exchange Programs

Date : 02/01/2019


Hokkaido University!

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