Non-degree Seeking BA & MA (Special Program 1) Details

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Program Highlights

Study with Japanese students in a variety of classes from several departments.

Completely immerse yourself in the Japanese university experience.

For those students who have mastered the Japanese language (see "Entry Requirements" below). This program allows the students to take classes in Japanese with NUFS domestic students.

*Eligible for NUFS or JASSO scholarship [stipend to be remitted after students' bank accounts at JP Bank have been set up].

How to Apply

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Credit Requirements

Minimum 7 Classes (14 credits) per semester and/or 10.5 contact hours per week.

Entry Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in and recommended by one of our partner institutions.
  • (For Undergraduate Classes) N2 on the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)
  • (For Graduate School Classes) N1 on the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)
  • A strong recommendation from staff at home institution.

Deadlines and Important Dates

Application Deadline: 30 April, 2017 for Fall Semester 2017

Dates of Arrival in Japan for Fall Semester 2017: August 24 or 25, 2017 (please note that no other arrival date will be accepted regardless of the reason)

Fall Semester starts August 28, 2017 and finishes January 19, 2018 (please note that the dates are not yet final and are subject to change)


Please download the Non-Seeking BA & MA Program (Special Program 1) Application Package below