Double Degree Programs

BALAC-SILS – Double Degree Program

***Information updated on September 23rd, 2020.

  • 4 semesters at BALAC, Chulalongkorn University
  • 4 semesters at SILS, Waseda University
  • Students need to earn (a minimum of) 80 credits at BALAC before departing for Japan.
  • Students will receive 2 diplomas from Chulalongkorn University and Waseda University.


  • Only 2nd year students can apply and only in the 1st semester.
  • GPAX 3.00 (minimum)
  • Should have had 57 credits (by year 2, semester 1; must have taken or are currently taking at least 2 GEN ED courses by the time of application)
  • Japanese language study before departure not required
  • Must be working toward either Global or Media concentrations in BALAC

*BALAC selection committee will check applicants’ academic records. Students are encouraged to enroll in mandatory courses and Gen Ed courses prior to their departure for Japan.

*Submission period: second half of the year


  • Chulalongkorn University transcript
  • CR 54
  • Statement of purpose (SOP): 1,000 words
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • 2 letters of recommendation

Download the application form online at: