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Outline

1. Aim of the Program

This short-term intensive Japanese program is offered by Kyoto University of Foreign Studies here in after "KUFS". This short program is designed for students who wish to improve their proficiency in Japanese language while experiencing Japanese culture in Kyoto, an attractive, historical and academic city. We are looking forward to seeing you in Kyoto.

2. Duration of the Program

July 3 (Wed.), 2019 - July 21 (Sun.), 2019

3. Tentative Schedule

Tentative Schedule (PDF: 277KB)

4. Classes and Cultural Activities

  • Basic intensive Japanese classes for approx. 36 hours
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    All Japanese language courses are provided in small classes (approx. 10-15 per class) and divided into different proficiency levels, basic to advanced.
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    All Japanese language classes focus on authentic Japanese used in situations the learners may encounter during their stay in Japan and aim to develop their fluency through task-based activities. The levels and contents of the tasks used in classes differ depending on each learner's Japanese proficiency level.
  • Japanese traditional cultural experiences (Tea ceremony, calligraphy, Gion Festival, etc.)
  • Study Tours (1 day)
  • Cultural exchange activities

5. Qualification

  • To be a full-time student of a partner university.
  • Have basic knowledge of the Japanese language, such as knowing Hiragana and Katakana.
  • Acknowledgment and Consent for the "Terms and Conditions" and "Declarations".
  • To come in a group with peer students from the same university.

6. Program Fee

JPY 103,000 (Program Fee JPY 100,000 + Transaction Fee JPY 3,000)

Including Tuition and class materials, accommodation fee, scheduled Study Tour and activities, and transportation pass (Accommodation ⇔ KUFS).
Not including Flight tickets, expenses for meals, travel expenses between the airport and the accommodation, insurance and any other personal expenses.

Payments should be made by credit cards.
VISA, Mastercard, American Express, JCB, and Union Pay are accepted.

Accepted applicants will receive an email with guidelines for payment of fee after the application is closed.

7. Accommodations

Shared private flat (double occupancy)

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You will share your room with one other participant. KUFS will decide which room you will be into and your roommate.
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We accommodate participants in different accommodation every year. Below is information, for reference, about the facilities in the accommodation for last year's program which may vary this year.
Facilities Air conditioning, kitchen, refrigerator, microwave, washstand, washing machine, and internet
Furnishings Bedding stuff, desk, chair, shelf, curtain, light, toilet and bath room
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Please note that toilet rolls, towels, travel amenities are not provided.
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The facilities and furnishings differ with the type of the accommodation.


How to Apply

Application deadline

Please apply through the following website by February 28 (Thu.), 2019.

Application procedures

The application is completed when all the ①~④ is submitted.
Before the student's online application, the coordinator/advisor must send us (oips@kufs.ac.jp) items ①~③.
We will not accept any late application and personal application.

  1. Nomination Template (Excel: 11KB)
  2. Applicant's photograph (JPEG)
    4cm x 3cm photograph size (full face without a hat against plain background). The photograph must be in color, and have been taken within 3 months of the application.
  3. Applicant's Passport Copy
  4. Application Form (Click here)

Please feel free to contact us (oips@kufs.ac.jp) if you have any questions.



Useful Information

1. Transportation to and from Kyoto

Program participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from Kyoto. KUFS is not responsible for any loss or additional expenses incurred due to delay or change in services due to illness, weather, transportation strikes, quarantine or other causes beyond the University's control.

School Location and Access

2. The Arrival Day (the first day of KJSE)

Please make arrangements to arrive at KUFS by 15:00.

Kansai International Airport to KUFS

The following services are recommended.

Door to door shuttle service
Limousine bus

* Drop off at major points or train stations only.

3. The Departure Day (the last day of KJSE)

You can leave your accommodation in the morning (leaving time will be announced later).

4. Visa

Program participants are responsible for obtaining all necessary visas prior to arrival in Japan. For up-to-date Japan VISA information, please visit:
http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.html

After we confirm your payment, we can issue a letter of admissions that is required for your VISA application upon request.



Terms and Conditions / Declarations



FAQ

FAQ (PDF: 217KB)

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