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International Humanities

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Infomation for international prospective students.
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Our "Open Campus" will be held on the following dates!

Mar. 26: Canceled
Jun. 21: 10:00-15:00
Jul. 19: 10:00-15:00
Aug. 22 & 23: 10:00-15:00
Dec. 12: 13:30-17:00

Specifically, please check the site of "General Entrance Examination for International Students".

Due to the spread of COVID-19 infection, the entrance examination requirements and contents of the "Open Campus" may be partially changed.
If we change it, we will notify you on the entrance examination information site of the university, so please be sure to check it.

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Student life support

Support programs for students' daily lives

• Center for International Exchange
This center supports the daily lives of international students. Students can freely consult the center on matters such as their status of residence (visa), daily life matters, and obtain other information.

• Class Advisers
All students are assigned Class Advisers for their classes and seminars. The advisers in each class provide support for studies, student life, career development, and social activities.

• Japanese Language Study
In the Japanese Language course for international students, a wide range of classes cover basics such as writing in Japanese, reading newspaper articles, and using correct pronunciation, up through advanced studies for writing reports and using business-level Japanese. In Japanese Skills classes, Japanese language tutors provide support to international students with the goal of improving each students' Japanese language skills.

• English Language Study
The full range of our English language study curriculum and study abroad programs provide students with the practical English skills required in today's global society. Placement tests, support from English study advisers, and major courses taught in English provide numerous opportunities for students to improve their English skills.

• Writing Support Center
The center offers advice and consultations for students writing reports and theses, as well as for resumes and cover sheets for their job-hunting activities.

Study Expenses Support Programs

International students at Showa Women’s University can benefit from the following three fee reduction/exemption and scholarship schemes.

(1)All undergraduate and graduate students pay an enrollment fee of JPY 200,000. However, privately-funded international students whose visa status is “Student” shall be exempt from paying this enrollment fee.

(2)International students can receive a maximum reduction of 30% on the annual tuition fee. While factors such as the student’s attendance rate etc. are taken into consideration when determining eligibility, at present almost all international students are receiving a reduction under this system.

(3)Scholarships are offered to international students who satisfy our grade and attendance requirements.
Average grade of 75 points or more, and attendance rate of 85% or more: JPY 20,000 per month
Average grade of 85 points or more, and attendance rate of 90% or more: JPY 30,000 per month

Course Audit for Credit Program

This program allows students who wish to enroll in the university's Graduate or Undergraduate programs to audit courses for credit. The period for this program is 6 months or 1 year. Students who require a period of preparation before taking the entrance examination are encouraged to use this program.

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