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Japanese Language Program Fall 2017 and Spring 2018

JLP Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 brochure (PDF: 5.40MB)

JLP Fact Sheet 2017-2018 (PDF: 207KB)

1. Eligible Students

Applicants must meet all the requirements below by being:

  • Exchange students from partner universities.
  • Students who aim at JLPT N4 - N2 Level
  • Students who have English proficiency of CEFR B1, IELTS 4.5, TOEFL iBT 60 or equivalent.

Notes:

* Applications from fee-paying students will not be accepted for the fall semester 2017 and the spring semester 2018

* Students must be enrolled in undergraduate/graduate courses at the time of applying for and finishing the JLP program.

* Re-applications to this program will not be accepted.

* There is neither a lower elementary level course (corresponding approximately to the JLPT N5 level) nor an advanced level course.

2. Academic Calendar

*The schedule is subject to change.

Fall Semester 2017

September 14

JLP Fall Semester begins (Orientation & Placement Test)

September 15-21

Individual Counseling & Class Placement

September 22

Classes start

December 23 - January 8

Winter Vacation

February 5

JLP Fall Semester ends

*Exams of regular course classes in the fall semester will finish on February 13.

Spring Semester 2018

The first week of April

JLP Spring Semester begins

The last week of July

or

the first week of August

JLP Spring Semester ends

* Details will be announced on our website in August, 2017.

* Exams of regular course classes in the spring semester will finish in the second week of August.

3. Application procedures

(1) Deadline for nomination by your home university.

For Fall Semester Enrollment: March 20, 2017

For Spring Semester Enrollment: October 31, 2017

(2) Deadline for Submission of Applications Deadline:

For Fall Semester Enrollment: April 20, 2017 in Japan Standard Time.

For Spring Semester Enrollment: November 30, 2017 in Japan Standard Time.

*Applications must be received no later than the deadlines.

(3) Where to submit all required forms and documents

Application documents should be sent by post.

(Please be sure to send the application documents to the following address through the person in charge of the overseas study programs at the applicant's home university.)

International Office
Kobe City University of Foreign Studies
9-1, Gakuen-higashi-machi, Nishi-ku,
Kobe 651-2187 JAPAN

(4) Notification

Fall Semester 2017: May 31, 2017

Spring Semester 2018: January 20, 2018

4. Application Form and Other Required Documents for Fall 2017

* Application documents for the spring semester 2018 will be opened by October 1, 2017.

Documents to be submitted for Fall 2017

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Japanese Language Program Fall Semester 2017 Application Package Cover Sheet and Checklist Download

*Details and notes for the required documents are included.

Please read the Application Package Cover Sheet carefully before preparing the documents to be submitted.

1

JLP Application Form for Admission-Fall 2017 Download

*Please update Adobe Reader or Acrobat before you fill out the application form.

2

Japanese Language Proficiency in a sealed envelope Download

3

Academic Letter(s) of Recommendation

4

Official transcript of academic records

5

English Proficiency Requirement Sheet Download

(Non-native English Speakers Only)

6

Certificate of Health Download

7

Application form for the JASSO Scholarship Download

8

A Photocopy of the Applicant's Passport

9

Application for Certificate of Eligibility (COE)

Download the application form

Download the sample

10

Financial Statement

11

3-ID Photos

* 2 Photos (Length: 4cm×Width: 3cm) and 1 Photo (Length: 4.5cm×Width: 3.5cm)

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Regarding the Request Form for Accommodation

Download