Hokkaido University of Education


The Hokkaido University of Education has been a partner institution of the University of Music Wuerzburg since June 2014. As part of the cooperation with the Japanese university, students, who are regularly enrolled at the University of Music Wuerzburg, have the opportunity to study in Japan for one semester or an entire academic year.

Semester dates:

Winter semester: October to February
Summer semester: April to August

Languages of instruction: English, Japanese


The following application documents must be submitted to the International Office:

  • Completed application form (download right)
  • DVD/link with approx. 15 minutes of music (video; at least 2 different styles)
  • Curriculum vitae (in English)
  • Letter of motivation (in English)
  • Transcript of Records (in English)
  • Letter of recommendation from the principal instrument teacher (in English)
  • Japanese Language Proficiency Questionnaire (download right)
  • Proof of knowledge of Japanese (at least N4 / Level 3 JLPT)
  • 3 passport photos (4cm x 3cm)
  • Copy of passport

The application deadline is the 31 January of each year for both semesters of the coming academic year.