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北海道大学 | Hokkaido University

Modern Japanese Studies Program

  • Admission
Postal code 060-0817
Address Kita 17, Nishi 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
Department to contact Admissions Office, Academic Affairs Section
Phone +81-(0)11-706-8045
Fax +81-(0)11-706-7488
International Students Examination There is special selection.
Number of international students 45 (for the 2019 school year)
Application fee 5,000 yen (for the 2020 school year)
Application to delay payment or receive a refund Available for consultation.
Remarks Recruitment personnel: 20
MJSP Enrollment fee: 282,000 yen, Tuition fee: 535,800 yen (per year)
Intensive Japanese Course Enrollment fee: 43,500 yen, Tuition fee: 181,200 yen (for 6 month)
The enrollment and tuition fees are subject to change. If they are revised before admission or during enrollment, the new amount will apply with immediate effect from the time of revision.
We waive the full amount of the enrollment fee and first year of tuition for April (2021) enrollees in the Modern Japanese Studies Program. We waive the enrollment and tuition fees for October (2020) enrollees in the Intensive Japanese Course.
Distribution of application forms End of July
Availability of previous exams No previous exams available.
Entry (Spring) April, 2021 entry
Application category Entrance Examination for Privately Financed International Students (Modern Japanese Studies Program) First round
Starting date for application submission October 25, 2019
Deadline of application December 4, 2019 (must arrive by this date)
Date of examination January 9, 2020 - January 17, 2020
Notification of examination result February 12, 2020
Deadline of enrollment procedures End of February, 2020
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Not necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Application screening process, Interview
English examination Using TOEFL or others
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Not necessary.
Remarks Using TOEFL (PBT: 550 or higher, iBT: 79 or higher) or IELTS (Academic Module: 6.5 or higher)
However, only those exams taken within 2 years from the Internet application registration deadline. As for TOEFL-iBT, Test Date Score is only available, not My Best Score.


The application deadline for this Program is Wednesday, December 4th, 2019. Students must register online before sending the necessary application documents. Online registration must be carried out no later than Tuesday, November 19th, 2019.
Individuals who want to be exempt from taking the Intensive Japanese Course (from October 2020) must submit their Japanese Language Proficiency Test Certified Results and Scores Certificate (N2 level or higher), or a test score certificate that can verify the same level or higher of Japanese language ability. (Past Japanese language study experience is not a factor in determining a student's admission to the Modern Japanese Studies Program but will be used to determine whether the student is exempt from taking the Intensive Japanese Course. Exemption from the Intensive Japanese Course is determined in conjunction with the results of the interview.)
Entry (Spring) April, 2021 entry
Application category Entrance Examination for Privately Financed International Students (Modern Japanese Studies Program) Second round
Starting date for application submission January 30, 2020
Deadline of application March 11, 2020 (must arrive by this date)
Date of examination April 9, 2020 - April 16, 2020
Notification of examination result Middle of May, 2020
Deadline of enrollment procedures End of May, 2020
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Not necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Application screening process, Interview
English examination Using TOEFL or others
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Not necessary.
Remarks Using TOEFL (PBT: 550 or higher, iBT: 79 or higher) or IELTS (Academic Module: 6.5 or higher)
However, only those exams taken within 2 years from the Internet application registration deadline. As for TOEFL-iBT, Test Date Score is only available, not My Best Score.


The application deadline for this Program is Wednesday, March 11th, 2020. Students must register online before sending the necessary application documents. Online registration must be carried out no later than Wednesday, February 26th, 2020.
Individuals who want to be exempt from taking the Intensive Japanese Course (from October 2020) must submit their Japanese Language Proficiency Test Certified Results and Scores Certificate (N2 level or higher) or a test score certificate that can verify the same level or higher of Japanese language ability. (Past Japanese language study experience is not a factor in determining a student's admission to the Modern Japanese Studies Program but will be used to determine whether the student is exempt from taking the Intensive Japanese Course. Exemption from the Intensive Japanese Course is determined in conjunction with the results of the interview.)

Last update: Jun. 27, 2019

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