Study Abroad

Find out more about semester-length exchange and short-term intensive programs

Student voices:

Hear what other students have to say about their study abroad experiences in Japan…


  • Chinese, Japanese & French languages graduate Sarah Holloway co-founded Matcha Maiden, a global e-commerce organic matcha powder supplier, and about a year ago started the physical venue Matcha Mylkbar in Melbourne, soon opening in Sydney. Sarah shares her experience making the most of Monash’s global exchange opportunities with her language studies and how this advantaged ... Read more
  • When Students usually go on exchange from the second semester in the second year, or from the first semester in the third year. All places are for the duration of six to twelve months, but usually scholarships will be given to students studying in Japan for one year. What The majority of Monash students participate in an exchange program ... Read more
  • Scholarships are very competitive; approximately 30 percent of Monash exchange students going to Japan receive the AIEJ Scholarship, Japanese Studies Scholarships, or a host university scholarship. Please note that the scholarships listed here are only those whose applications are organised by the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics as part of our exchange program. Information about ... Read more
  • What are the merits of going on exchange to Japan? °  Improving Japanese language competence °  Developing understanding of Japanese culture, society and people °  Making friends with local and international students from all over the world. Many students claim that one of the best and unexpected outcomes of exchange in Japan was making very good friends from ... Read more