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Culture, Media and Society

【Waseda University】 The admission for Japanese Language Program

WASEDA Japanese Language Program 2017 Fall admission will be opened soon.

Although it is not related with the degree program, for those who wants to learn the Japanese language before entering the university or for the registered university students, Waseda university offers the Japanese language program for one year or half year.

The admission schedule is :
April 3rd (Mon.), 2017 – April 14th (Fri.), 2017, 23:00 p.m.(Japanese Standard Time)

The program duration is :
One-year September 21, 2017~September 15, 2018
Half-year September 21, 2017~March 15, 2018

For more detail, please visit the Center for Japanese Language.

We look forward to your apply.

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Postal code 169-8050
Address 1-6-1 Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Department to contact International Admissions Office, Admissions Center
Phone 03-3204-9073
Fax 03-3204-9464
International Students Examination There is special selection.
Admission capacity a few (for the 2017 school year)
Applicants 184 (for the 2016 school year)
Successful candidates 40 (for the 2016 school year)
Number of privately financed international students 118 (for the 2016 school year)
Application fee 30,000 yen (for the 2016 school year)
Admission fee 200,000 yen (for the 2016 school year)
Tuition per year 1,081,000 yen (for the 2016 school year)
Other expenses 3,000 yen (for the 2016 school year)
Application to delay payment or receive a refund Not available.
Remarks Students paying the screening fee via foreign remittance must pay any required transaction fees in addition to the screening fee. Please refer to the Admission Guide for more details.
Department(s) Transcultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture, Studies in Media, Image, and Body, Creative Writing and Criticism, Contemporary Human Studies, Social Constitution, History, and Culture
Distribution of application forms Middle of May
Availability of previous exams Available on the internet.
Entry (Spring) April, 2017 entry
Application category Entrance exam for foreign students
Starting date for application submission June 20, 2016
Deadline of application June 29, 2016
Date of examination September 3, 2016 , September 9, 2016
Notification of examination result September 9, 2016 , September 28, 2016
Deadline of enrollment procedures October 28, 2016(First deadline) February 3, 2017(Second deadline)
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Japanese language, English language, Interview
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects Japanese as a Foreign Language, Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) taken on or before December, 2015.
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Language in the exam Japanese language
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Referred exam Exams from November, 2015 onwards
English examination Test conducted by the school.
Remarks Students who pass the written test will then have an interview.
Your Statement of Intent (志望理由書) must be submitted in Japanese on the set form.
To apply please create a Waseda Online Admissions Application account. This needs to be completed between 10:00 June 20, 2016 and 12:00 midday Japan time on June 29, 2016.
Students apply for the School of Culture, Media and Society as a whole (students enter their specialization from their second year)

Last update: May. 24, 2017


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