Japanese Language Program Spring 2019

 JLP Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 brochure (PDF:1271KB)
 JLP Fact Sheet 2018-2019 (PDF: 423KB)

1. Eligible Students

Applicants must meet all the requirements below by being:

(1) Exchange students from partner universities

(2) Students aiming to pass the JLPT levels N4 - N2

(3) Students who have an 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 2018 and the spring semester 2019

* 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.

Spring Semester 2019

March 28

Accommodation Move-in Date

March 29

Post-Arrival Orientation

April 2

Placement Test, JLP Orientation, Opening Ceremony

April 3-5

Individual Counseling

April 8

Classes start

July 29

Closing Ceremony

3. Application procedures

Spring Semester 2019

(1) Deadline for nomination by your home university

*Please send a nomination email which includes;

-the name of your nominated student(s),

-the gender of your nominated student(s),

-the duration of study at KCUFS of your nominated student(s).

August 31, 2018

(2) Deadline for Submission of Applications

*Applications must be received no later than the deadlines.

October 31, 2018, 17 hours

(Japan Standard Time)

(3) Notification

January 20, 2019
  • Send to:

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

    *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.)

4. Application Form and Other Required Documents for Spring 2019

Details and notes for the required documents are included in the Application Package Cover Sheet and Checklist. Please read it carefully before preparing the documents to be submitted

Documents to be submitted

Download

*

Application Package Cover Sheet and Checklist

s19_jlp_cover_and_checklist.pdf

1

JLP Application Form for Admission-Spring 2019

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

s19_jlp_application.pdf

2

Japanese Language Proficiency Report in a sealed envelope

*Must be signed by a different academic staff member from (3)'s endorser.

Japanese_Language_Proficiency_Report.pdf

3

Academic Letter of Recommendation

*Must include all contents of the template. (personality, attitude, interests)

(Template)s19_Letter_of_recommendation.pdf

(Template)s19_Letter_of_recommendation.docx

4

Official transcript of academic records

5

English Proficiency Requirement Sheet

(Non-native English Speakers Only)

English_Proficiency_Requirement_Sheet.pdf

6

Certificate of English Proficiency

7

Certificate of Health

Certificate_of_Health.pdf

8

Application form for the JASSO Scholarship

s19_application_form_for_the_jasso_scholarship.pdf

9

A Photocopy of the Applicant's Passport

10

Application for Certificate of Eligibility (COE)

s19_COE_Application_Form.xls

*Sample of Application for COE

11

Financial Statement

12

3-ID Photos

2 Photos (Length: 4cm×Width: 3cm)

1 Photo (Length: 4.5cm×Width: 3.5cm)

13

Request Form for Accommodation

s19_request_form_for_accommodation.pdf

*Accommodation Information

14

Accommodation Written Pledge

s19_accommodation_written_pledge.pdf