Admissions and classes are basically all conducted in Japanese. There are no faculties in which you could take a degree entirely in English. At this stage, you need Japanese language ability in order to sit the entrance exams.
In today’s era of globalization and the information society, interactions with other countries are becoming more and more frequent. In this environment, it is essential for Japan to share its culture and skills with others and gain a proper understanding of how people from other countries think.
Ever since it was founded, Kanagawa University has striven to cultivate educated people capable of being active internationally. From this perspective, accepting students with diverse cultural backgrounds who have obtained an appropriate level of education in other countries is extremely important and valuable to the university’s mission.
The international student exam system is intended for foreign students for whom entrance based on the existing exam system for Japanese students would be difficult. It allows them to study at the university by passing an entrance examination that screens applicants based on their Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students score.
|Faculty/Department||All faculties and departments
* Entrance exam s are not conducted for the Economic Analysis Major in the Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics.
|Exam date||Sunday, January 21|
|Application period||Wednesday, November 29, to Tuesday December 5 (deadline for receipt of application in person or by EMS)|
|Results announcement date||Friday, January 26|
|Entrance procedure deadlines||(First) Friday, February 9
(Second) Thursday, March 8
Several students per faculty and department.
Applicants must meet all of the requirements below.
A screening will be conducted in advance for applicants who wish to apply as individuals “recognized as possessing academic ability that is equivalent or superior to that of a high school graduate based on a separate entrance eligibility screening by Kanagawa University” under eligibility criterion 3. For details, consult the “Kanagawa University Enrollment Eligibility Screening Requirements (151 KB, written in Japanese Only)” on the university’s website.
Selection is determined based on screening of application documents, a written exam, Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students score, and an oral examination.
*In the case of the Faculty of Economics, it is determined based on screening of application documents, Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students score, and an oral examination.
Subjects/Topics Specified by Each Department for the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students and Departments for Which TOEFL® Score Is Evaluated
*1 Entrance exams are not conducted for the Economic Analysis Major in the Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics.