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Important Dates


Semester 2 (Fall Semester 2022):

Updated on April 14
Application deadline for all programs:
March 31, 2022

Dates for arrival in Japan:
August 24 and 25, 2022
* If students are required to self-isolate after arriving in Japan, they will need to arrive early enough for it.

Date of moving to NUFS dormitories:
August 24 and 25, 2022
* Students can move into NUFS dormitories after completing the necessary quarantine.

Semester dates for Global Japan Program:
Semester begins: September 7, 2022
Semester ends: December 19, 2022 *Changed from 16 to 19 December (updated on April 14)

Semester dates for Study Abroad Programs:
Semester begins: September 16, 2022
Semester ends: January 16, 2023

Dates for leaving Japan:
Students are required to leave Japan within one week of the end of their final semester. (the dormitory must be vacated by 4:00 pm)

Semester 1 (Spring Semester 2022):

Application deadline for all programs:
October 31, 2021

Dates for arrival in Japan:
March 10 to March 14, 2022

* Please note that all students must arrive on either of these dates and no other arrival date will be accepted regardless of the reason. However, only in this semester, if you are unable to come to Japan within the above period due to the fact that you have to wait for MEXT's entry permit, you will be allowed to come to Japan afterwards. Please note that the last day you can come to Japan is Saturday, June 11, 2022 (Japan time). If you are unable to come to Japan by this deadline, you will be required to take all classes online during the semester from your home country.

Date of moving to NUFS dormitories:
Students can move into NUFS dormitories after completing the necessary quarantine.
Students who arrive in Japan between March 10 and March 14 will arrive at the dormitories between March 25 and March 29 after their self-isolation.

Semester dates for Global Japan Program:
Semester begins: April 12, 2022
Semester ends: July 22, 2022

Semester dates for Study Abroad Programs:
Semester begins: April 12, 2022
Semester ends: July 29, 2022

Dates for leaving Japan:
Students are required to leave Japan within one week of the end of their final semester. (the dormitory must be vacated by 4:00 pm)

Semester 2 (Fall Semester 2021):

Application deadline for all programs:
March 31, 2021

Date of arrival in Japan:
Students will be able to enter Japan after the Japanese government lifts the entry ban on the country or region where the student resides. However, we will be able to accept students on our campus and dormitories only if the entry ban will be lifted and students arrive in Japan by the following deadlines.
 * Students will take classes online from overseas while they cannot enter Japan.

  ・Global Japan Program
    Deadline for lifting entry ban: October 31, 2021
    Deadline for entering Japan: November 15, 2021
 *The deadline for lifting the entry ban has passed and we are no longer able to accept Global Japan Program students to our campus this semester.

  ・Study Abroad Program at NUFS Graduate School
    Deadline for lifting entry ban: November 15, 2021
    Deadline for entering Japan: November 30, 2021

  【Period when students are allowed to come to Japan if the above conditions are met.】
    ・Global Japan Program
      Tuesday, August 17, 2021 – Monday, November 15, 2021  * Japan time
    ・Study Abroad Program at NUFS Graduate School
      Tuesday, August 17, 2021 – Tuesday, November 30, 2021  * Japan time

If students need two weeks of self-quarantine when the entry ban is lifted in the future, NUFS will offer the Self-Isolation Plan for international exchange students. Exchange students must use this plan for their self-isolation after entering Japan, and then move into the NUFS dormitories. The details of Self-Isolation Plan will be provided to students directly.

Date of moving to NUFS dormitories:
Students can move into NUFS dormitories after completing the necessary quarantine.

Semester dates for Global Japan Program:
Semester begins: September 9, 2021
Semester ends: December 20, 2021

Semester dates for Study Abroad Program at NUFS Graduate School:
Semester begins: September 16, 2021
Semester ends: January 17, 2022

Dates for leaving Japan:  *If students come to Japan.
Global Japan Program: Students are required to leave Japan by December 27, 2021 (the accommodation must be vacated by 4:00 pm)
Study Abroad Program at NUFS Graduate School: Students are required to leave Japan by January 24, 2022 (the accommodation must be vacated by 4:00 pm)

* If students who have already arrived in Japan will continue studying abroad at NUFS until the spring semester 2022, they can stay in the NUFS dormitory until July 2022.

* If Japan's entry ban is not lifted by October 31, students studying abroad at NUFS for one academic year of fall 2021 and spring 2022 will be able to come to Japan in March 2022. But only if Japan does not restrict the entry at that time. In this case, the arriving date will be announced on our website after the schedule for 2022 is decided.