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2023 Academic Year International Student Admission Examination Guide

2023 Academic Year International Student Admission Examination
Application Requirements & Application Form

  • Internet Application System

<You can create your account from the first day of each Application schedule>

Admission Examination Information

1. Admission Schedule

[Residing in Japan]

Admission Classification Schedule A Schedule B
Application Period Oct. 11, 2022 (Tue.)
to Oct. 28 (Fri.)
Jan, 16, 2023 (Mon.)
to Feb. 2 (Thu.)
Date / Location of Examination Nov. 25, 2022 (Fri.) /
Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
Mar. 3, 2023 (Fri.) /
Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
Results Announcement Date Dec. 3, 2022 (Sat.) Mar. 7, 2023 (Tue.)
Admissions Procedures Deadline [1st]
Dec. 13, 2022 (Tue.)

[2nd]
Jan. 11, 2023 (Wed.)
Mar. 14, 2023 (Tue.)
When Application Guidelines are published Mid August

[Living outside of Japan]

Admission Classification Schedule A Schedule B
Application Period Sep. 12, 2022 (Mon.)
to Sep. 23 (Fri.)
Jan, 5, 2023 (Thu.)
to Jan. 18 (Wed.)
Date / Location of Examination Oct. 8, 2022 (Sat.) or Oct. 9 (Sun.) /
Online Interview
Jan. 28, 2023 (Sat.) or Jan. 29 (Sun.) /
Online Interview
Results Announcement Date Oct. 14, 2022 (Fri.) Feb. 1, 2023 (Wed.)
Admissions Procedures Deadline Oct. 28, 2022 (Fri.) Feb. 10, 2023 (Fri.)
When Application Guidelines are published Mid August

2. Examination Subjects

[Residing in Japan]

  Schedule A Schedule A
Faculty of Foreign Studies,
Department of Japanese Studies
Japanese Language: 100 points / 60 min.
Essay (Japanese): 100 points / 60 min.
Personal Interview (Japanese): 10 - 15 min.
Personal Interview (Japanese): 10 - 15 min.
Faculty of Global Engagement,
Department of Global Studies
Personal Interview (English): 10 - 15 min.
Faculty of Global Engagement,
Department of Global Tourism
Personal Interview (Japanese): 10 - 15 min.

[Living outside of Japan]

  Schedule A Schedule A
Faculty of Foreign Studies,
Department of Japanese Studies
Online Interview (Japanese)
Faculty of Global Engagement,
Department of Global Studies
Online Interview (English)
Faculty of Global Engagement,
Department of Global Tourism
Online Interview (Japanese)

3. Number of applicants accepted

Faculty of Foreign Studies, Department of Japanese Studies 12
Faculty of Global Engagement, Department of Global Studies 30
Faculty of Global Engagement, Department of Global Tourism 20

4. Application fee

¥30,000

Steps to Admission

Application

Applicants

  1. 1Check the "Documents to be Submitted".
  2. 2Online registration: Create your "My Account" through "Internet Application System".
  3. 3Apply through "Internet Application System".
  4. 4Make a payment of Application Fee (¥30,000) through "Internet Application System".
  5. 5If you live in Japan, please send your application, including certificates, by express delivery.
    If you currently live in country except Japan, please send the documents as "PDF version" attachment to the follows. <Email: global@kufs.ac.jp> Please also send the documents by tracktable EMS (Express Mail Service) after you email.

* Applicants will receive an email from Kyoto University of Foreign Studies when the necessary data entries are completed and the fee is paid. Make sure your email setting accepts messages sent from the "kufs.ac.jp".

KUFS

  1. 6Application Review・Notification of Results

Success in Application

Enrollment Procedures

Applicants

  1. 7Make a payment of Admission and Tuition fees.
  2. 8Submit enrollment documents.

Procedures for Certificate of Eligibility (Only if Living outside of Japan)

KUFS

  1. 9Proxy Application
  2. 10Send a Letter of Admission and Certificate of Eligibility

* If you are already staying in Japan, KUFS does not take these procedures. The applicant needs to apply for their Certificate of Eligibility by themselves at a Regional Immigration Bureau.

VISA Application

Applicants

  1. 11VISA Application
  2. 12Entry into Japan

Start studying at KUFS

Tuition and Proxy Collection Fees (Previous Year's Reference)

[Department of Japanese Studies]

  Spring Semester
(Payment at time of Admission Procedure)
Fall Semester Spring/Fall Semester Total Comments
Tuition Admission fee ¥230,000 ¥0 ¥230,000 Only during admission procedures
Tuition Fee ¥397,500 ¥397,500 ¥795,000  
Education Enhancement Fee ¥207,500 ¥207,500 ¥415,000  
School Promotion Cooperation Fee ¥10,000 ¥0 ¥10,000 Only during admission procedures
Subtotal ¥845,000 ¥605,000 ¥1,450,000  
Proxy Collection Fee Supporters Association Admission Fee ¥5,000 ¥0 ¥5,000 Only during admission procedures
Supporters Membership Fee ¥10,000 ¥0 ¥10,000  
Student Council Admission Fee ¥1,000 ¥0 ¥1,000 Only during admission procedures
Student Council Fee ¥4,000 ¥0 ¥4,000  
Subtotal ¥20,000 ¥0 ¥20,000  
Total ¥865,000 ¥605,000 ¥1,470,000  

[Faculty of Global Engagement]

  Spring Semester
(Payment at time of Admission Procedure)
Fall Semester Spring/Fall Semester Total Comments
Tuition Admission fee ¥230,000 ¥0 ¥230,000 Only during admission procedures
Tuition Fee ¥423,750 ¥423,750 ¥847,500  
Education Enhancement Fee ¥207,500 ¥207,500 ¥415,000  
School Promotion Cooperation Fee ¥10,000 ¥0 ¥10,000 Only during admission procedures
Subtotal ¥871,250 ¥631,250 ¥1,502,500  
Proxy Collection Fee Supporters Association Admission Fee ¥5,000 ¥0 ¥5,000 Only during admission procedures
Supporters Membership Fee ¥10,000 ¥0 ¥10,000  
Student Council Admission Fee ¥1,000 ¥0 ¥1,000 Only during admission procedures
Student Council Fee ¥4,000 ¥0 ¥4,000  
Subtotal ¥20,000 ¥0 ¥20,000  
Total ¥891,250 ¥631,250 ¥1,522,500  
  1. Spring term tuition and proxy collection fees are paid during the admission process. Autumn term tuition is paid in mid September 2023. (Notification sent out in early September 2023)
  2. Tuition and Proxy Collection Fees for the 2nd and Subsequent Years

    Students will be required to pay Tuition Fees (Tuition Fee and Education Enhancement Fee) and Proxy Collection Fees (Supporter's Assoc. Free and Student Assoc. Fee).

    1. In addition to the Tuition Fee, Faculty of Global Engagement students pay a separate fee for participation in the Community Engagement Program, depending on the destination.
    2. In addition to tuition and proxy collection fees, there are additional fees for participation in various programs, such as practical training, study abroad, and internships.
    3. Proxy collection fees (alumni association membership and lifetime membership) will be charged in the year of graduation.

Inquiries

Kyoto University of Foreign Studies / Kyoto Junior College of Foreign Languages
Division of Admissions and Public Relations

6 Kasame-cho, Saiin, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 615-8558 Japan TEL: +81-(0)75-322-6035 / FAX: +81-(0)75-322-6241 / E-Mail: global@kufs.ac.jp

* Inquiries are accepted from Monday through Saturday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. (Excluding Sundays and national holidays.)

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