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Special Provisions for Admission of International Students



Academic Year 2019


1. Admission to be conducted for the following schools, departments, majors, year in university, number of students, period required for graduation

*1 Restructured in April 2019 from Department of English Language Teaching, School of Foreign Studies to English Teaching Major, Department of British and American Studies, School of Foreign Studies
*2 Restructured in April 2019 from Department of World Liberal Arts, School of Foreign Studies to Department of World Liberal Arts, School of World Liberal Arts
*3 Restructured in April 2019 from Department of Japanese Studies, School of Foreign Studies to Department of International Japanese Studies, School of World Liberal Arts
Period required for graduation: 4 years

2. Period of Admission

April 2019

3. Qualified Candidates

Candidates must meet the conditions (1) and (2) below, meet or be expected to meet any one of the conditions (3), (4) or (5) below by March 31, 2019, and be at least 18 years of age.
(1) Non-Japanese citizens who have taken the ‘Japanese as a Foreign Language’ and ‘Japan and the World’ examinations in “The 2018 Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)” or “The 2017 Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)” administered by the Independent Administrative Institution Japan Student Services Organization, and have scored 210 points or above in ‘Japanese as a Foreign Language (reading comprehension, listening and listening-reading comprehension)’ and 35 points or above for ‘Japanese as a Foreign Language (writing)’ in the same examination session.
(2) Persons with no impediment in successful obtaining of the residence status allowing them to be admitted to the University (“student”) as per the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act.
(3) Persons who have completed school education overseas amounting to the total of 12 years.
(4) Persons who have completed secondary school education overseas and a preparatory program for admissions to Japanese universities at an educational institution specified by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
(5) Persons who have been deemed to have academic abilities equal to or higher than those of high-school graduates through an individually conducted qualification screening process at the University.

4. Entrance Examination Schedule

  • Submission of application documents:
January 7, 2019 (Mon) – January 15, 2019 (Tue)
[Documents are to be submitted by post and to reach the University within the abovementioned period; postmark deadline for documents sent from within Japan only]
  • Examination:
February 17, 2019 (Sun)
  • Announcement of Results:
February 19, 2019 (Tue)
  • Deadline for Preliminary Enrollment Procedures:
March 1, 2019 (Fri)
[Bank transfer can be made on the closing day]
  • Deadline for Secondary Enrollment Procedures:
March 14, 2019 (Thu)
[Bank transfer can be made on the closing day]
  • Deadline for Refund Requests:
March 30, 2019 (Sat), 1 PM

5. Applicants, successful aplicants, and competitive ratio

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