First confirm here (undergraduate) or here (graduate school) whether or not you have the application (enrollment) qualifications. If you are qualified, look over the details of the international exchange student entrance exam. If you need an entrance examination guidebook or an application form you can request them here . The graduate school entrance exam guidebook and application form are available online here (Japanese only). The undergraduate entrance exam guidebook and application forms can be posted to you.
Please check the details here (Japanese only) .
Yes, you can, but please be sure to contact the Admission Center by e-mail or by phone in advance. You will be briefed on how to submit the documents or transfer the examination fee. Please note, however, that you must be able to take the exam at Kanagawa University on the examination day.
Past examination papers for undergraduate programs are included with the application form, while those for Graduate School programs are available at the counter of the Admission Center or can be posted to you.
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Kanagawa University does not have any preliminary education program for Japanese language, and you will take the same classes as Japanese students take once you enter the university. Accordingly, you first need to learn Japanese at a Japanese language school or a different university if you cannot speak Japanese.
Taking the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) is necessary for application (undergraduate admissions), but the JLPT is not necessary. The eligibility criteria for application include "a level of ability sufficient for taking the same classes as Japanese students is required when entering the university."
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Unfortunately, Kanagawa University does not offer any program that confers a degree through classes provided only in English.
Unfortunately, we do not. However, we provide Japanese classes for international students that they can take after entering the university and, the Japanese Language Study Support program outside class.
For details on the tuition, please visit here .
For details, please visit here . To apply for tuition reduction, do not forget to attend the briefing session held at the beginning of the new academic year.
There are programs such as a tuition exemption system for international students of Kanagawa University. See here for more details. Additionally, if you are qualified, you can apply for the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship.
First, please inquire with the diplomatic mission (Japanese embassy or consulate) based in your country and collect information on the scholarship programs. Please apply for such scholarship programs at the diplomatic mission. List of diplomatic missions: (Japanese) (English)
If you cannot speak Japanese, we should ask you to take a preliminary lesson period of Japanese for six to twelve months after your arrival in Japan, to allow you to learn Japanese before you are admitted to undergraduate or graduate school studies.
Kanagawa University does not have any educational institution that provides preliminary Japanese lessons. You will receive such lessons at other universities nearby and it will be introduced to you later by the government.
For students from partner institutions of Kanagawa University, please visit here . As for studying at Kanagawa University as an exchange student, please check with the International Office/responsible department at your university.
Unfortunately, we do not accept exchange students from schools other than our partner institutions.
Participants must be 18 years old and over on the first day of the program. There is no upper age limit to apply for the program. You can apply if you are currently attending or have graduated from a university.
You can apply for the program if you meet the eligibility, but please make sure to learn HIRAGANA and KATAKANA by yourself before you come to Japan.
Course credits will not be given for the program, but participants will be graded on their attendance, final tests and final presentation.
A certificate will be sent by email about a month later of the program. Regarding credits transfer, it depends on your university, so please check with your university.
Participants take a placement test on the first day of the program, and we provide different levels of classes from beginner to pre-intermediate.
While we cannot support you in obtaining a visa, we will prepare all necessary documents for visa application. We ask each of you to check if you need a visa or not. The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs website can be found at the below URL.
VISA/Residing in Japan（Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan）http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.html
Program participants must, as a condition of participation, purchase an overseas travel insurance policy designated by Kanagawa University. Please check Article 6 of the Pledge regarding insurance policy coverage in the Application Form (online).
ID and password for accessing the internet will be provided to you with your student ID. You may use these to log in to the Wi-Fi network on campus.
There is no transport support. We request participants to make their own way and check the appropriate mode of transport. The below URLs provide information about transport options from each of the airports.
Applications for homestay are done through Kanagawa University. Applicants who chose other accommodation options on their application form will be sent a list of options by email. The procedures are different depending on the accommodation so please ask with regard to the details.