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Courses for Exchange Students

The following courses are intended mainly for bachelor-level exchange students. Students participating in one of our master programs should contact our team to discuss course options. Generally, we welcome the participation of exchange students and invite them to take part just like regular students in our classes.

CourseTypeTeaching cycle
Introduction to the Economy of Japan lecture & tutorial each winter term
Intercultural Competence: Theory and Application seminar each summer & winter term
Asian Business Management seminar each summer & winter term
Analysis of the Competitiveness of Japanese Companies seminar each winter term

Course registration

Students wishing to participate in our courses should apply for an open spot through the LSF during the registration period. Dates will be announced here for upcoming terms, the registration period for the current winter term has already passed.

Course descriptions

We are aware that some partner universities may require course details in advance of the semester. Please refer to the course websites and LSF pages for detailed descriptions. Should you need further assistance, please email Bernhard Wittek ( and provide details on what specific additional information is needed.