University of the Ryukyus Short-Term Student Exchange Program

To All Partner Universities

Greetings from the University of the Ryukyus!

First and foremost, please allow me to extend my most sincere appreciation for the continued support that your institutions have shown towards the short-term exchange programs offered by our University.

I am pleased to inform you that we are now ready to accept applications for the Short-Term Exchange Programs (STRP) and University of the Ryukyus Short-Term Student Exchange Program (URSEP) for the academic year 2015-2016.

1) Short-Term Regular Program 【STRP】
Application details and documents may be accessed on the University's website via the following links: (in Japanese) (in English)
Application DEADLINES for the respective short-term exchange programs is as follows:
■Spring Semester
[Starting in April 2015]: Submission by October 17, 2014
■Fall Semester
[Starting in October 2015]: Submission by January 23, 2015
2) University of the Ryukyus Short-Term Student Exchange Program 【URSEP】
Application documents for AY2015-2016 intake of the URSEP program can be accessed at the following URL: (in Japanese) (in English)
Application DEADLINE for the respective short-term exchange program (URSEP) is as follows:
[Starting in October 2015] : Submission by January 23, 2015
We are preparing to post some program brochures to each partner university.  You will receive them soon.
Should you require any further assistance with regards to the matter above, please do not hesitate to contact me.
If you are not the intended recipient of this email, we would like to request your kind assistance in forwarding this email to the person-in-charge of student exchange programs.
We are looking forward to welcoming your students to our campus.
Kind regards,
Rie Maeshiro
Rie Maeshiro (Ms.)
International Collaboration Section,
University of the Ryukyus
1 Senbaru, Nishihara, Okinawa, JAPAN
Phone: +81-98-895-8096 Fax: +81-98-895-8102

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