Friday, February 22, 2019

Kumamoto University Japanese Studies Program 2019-2020

Kumamoto University Japanese Studies program is a one year program intended for undergraduate international students who are majoring in fields related to Japanese language and culture. The aim of the program is to improve Japanese proficiency, to impart the knowledge and skills required to conduct Japanese studies, and to help students acquire a practical knowledge of the Japanese language and culture for use in society.

Application Deadline: 5 February 2019

Program Period:  September 2019-2020

Qualifications and Conditions for Applicants

  •  Applicants who intend to increase their understanding of the Japanese language, Japanese studies, and/or Japanese culture while in Japan, and who will come to Japan from abroad.
  • Applicants must be nationals of countries approved for this program by the Japanese government. (Applicants who possess Japanese citizenship are not eligible to apply.)
  • Applicants should belong to a department at a foreign university overseas and major in an area related to the Japanese language or Japanese culture at the time of arriving in Japan, and after they return to their home country. Also, applicants must have at least two years of experience in Japanese language study.
  •  JLPT N2 level.
  • Applicants should be physically and mentally able to complete their studies at the university.
  • Applicants should be prepared to devote themselves to the studies of this program throughout the year and having enthusiasm for research work and class participation is a must.

Required Documents

  • Application for Japanese Studies Program
  • Certificate of Eligibility for Japan stay application form
  • Application for Applying to rent a room at the K.U. International House
  • Certificate of enrollment from current university
  • Academic record from current university (with Japanese language and Japanese culture courses clearly marked)
  • A letter of recommendation addressed to the president of Kumamoto University
  • Health Certificate (Provided form)
  • Four photographs (45mm×35mm)
  • Copy of the first page of applicant’s passport or Certificate of Citizenship from applicant’s home country (Copy of verification of nationality obtainable from local government offices)
  • Item to certify the applicant's language proficiency (copy), if an applicant has obtained any Japanese language qualification.

Program Benefits

  • Transferable credits (please consult with Department and Faculty)
  • Tuition fee waived

Eligibility 

  • Undergraduate students and fresh graduates of UNAIR
  • English Proficiency equal to or more than CEFR B2 level, the minimum score is 543 for TOEFL-ITP according to the website of ETS. [IELTS: 5.5, TOEFL-iBT 72, TOEIC 785 (L 400, R 385)
  • Fully commit to all aspects of the program upon nomination; and 
  • Physically and emotionally capable of completing their studies.

Application Procedure

  1. Applicants must fill online form and upload documents by 5 February 2019 at 14:00 WIB
  2. After completing online form, applicants must send all required documents to

Airlangga Global Engagement
207 AMERTA Bld. 2nd Floor
Kantor Manajemen Universitas Airlangga
Kampus C Mulyorejo Surabaya 60115 
Jawa Timur, Indonesia 

by 5 February 2019 at 14:00 WIB

3. AGE UNAIR will review all online all application after the stated deadline. Please be advised that applications sent after the deadline will not be reviewed
4. AGE UNAIR will contact shortlisted applicants
5. Shortlisted applicants will be receive a Letter of Acceptance and enrollment materials

Should you need further information regarding the information above please contact   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For more information about the program please click here.

Attachment
Program Brochure
Fact Sheet
Application for Japanese Studies Program
Certificate of Health
Certificate of Eligibility for Japan stay application form
Application for Applying to rent a room at the K.U. International House



 

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