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Admission Examination Information

Download the Application Examination Overview

* Be sure to refer to the "Steps to Admission" for application.

1. Admission Schedule (Enroll in April 2021)

Admission Classification Schedule A Schedule B
Application Period Nov. 23, 2020 (Mon.) to
Dec. 2 (Wed.)
Jan. 13, 2021 (Wed.) to
Jan. 19 (Tue.)
Results Announcement Date Jan. 8, 2021 (Fri.) Jan. 29, 2021 (Fri.)
Admission Process Deadline Jan. 22, 2021 (Fri.) Feb. 5, 2021 (Fri.)
  • Application Handbook
  • Application Documents
  • Internet Application System

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

2. Number of applicants accepted

Included in the number of accepted applicants residing in Japan.

3. Admission examination fee

Please pay ¥20,000 (Japanese yen) by credit card.
Accepted credit cards: VISA, Mastercard, American Express, JCB, UnionPay Ginren

* The name on the card does not need to be the name of the applicant.
* Examination fees that have already been paid will not be refunded.
* Union Pay is not available.

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. 4Send the documents by post. [ Under no circumstances will applications be accepted after the deadline ]
  5. 5Make a payment of Application Fee (¥20,000) through "Internet Application System".

* 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
    The applicant will be notified of the admission decision by Express Mail on the day of the Announcement of Results.
    Inquiries regarding the admission decision by phone, mail, or email will not be responded in any case.

Success in Application

Enrollment Procedures

Applicants

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

Procedures for Certificate of Eligibility

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 (planned)

  Spring Term
(Minimum payment during admission process)
Autumn term Spring/autumn term total Remarks
Tuition Admission fee ¥230,000 ¥0 ¥230,000 Only during admission process
Course Fee ¥397,500 ¥397,500 ¥795,000  
Education enhancement fee ¥207,500 ¥207,500 ¥415,000  
Subtotal ¥835,000 ¥605,000 ¥1,440,000  
Proxy collection fee Supporter's association entry fee ¥5,000 ¥0 ¥5,000 Only during admission process
Supporter's association fee ¥10,000 ¥0 ¥10,000  
Student union entry fee ¥1,000 ¥0 ¥1,000 Only during admission process
Student union fee ¥4,000 ¥0 ¥4,000  
Subtotal ¥20,000 ¥0 ¥20,000  
Total ¥855,000 ¥605,000 ¥1,460,000  
  1. Spring term tuition and proxy collection fees are paid during the admission process. Autumn term tuition is paid in late Sept. 2021. (Notification sent out in early Sept. 2021)
  2. Tuition and proxy collection fees from second year on
    1. From the second year on, students pay tuition (except for admission fees) and proxy collection fees (except for admission fees).
      Annual course fees for the Faculty of Global Engagement will increase by ¥35,000 JPY per semester from the third semester on.
    2. The amount for course fees and education enhancement fees from the second year on may change according to fluctuations in the economic climate.
    3. Campus promotion cooperation fees, graduation album fees, and alumni association membership fees/lifetime member fees are collected during the graduation school year.

Admission examination results

Faculty of Foreign Studies, Department of Japanese Studies (2018 academic year to 2020 academic year)

Admission examination academic year No. of applicants No. of successful applicants No. of students admitted
2020 Program A 14 5 3
Program B 8 8 3
2019 Program A 8 6 6
Program B 7 2 2
2018 11 5 3
  • * The number of students admitted is the number as of March 31 of each academic year.

Faculty of Global Engagement (2018 academic year to 2020 academic year)

Admission examination academic year Department No. of applicants No. of successful applicants No. of students admitted
2020 Program A Global Studies 5 5 5
Global Tourism 13 2 0
Program B Global Studies 5 5 4
Global Tourism 15 6 3
2019 Program A Global Studies 4 4 3
Global Tourism 1 1 1
Program B Global Studies 0 - -
Global Tourism 5 5 3
2018 Global Studies 2 2 2
Global Tourism 7 7 5
  • * The number of students admitted is the number as of March 31 of each academic year.

Inquiries

Kyoto University of Foreign Studies / Kyoto Junior College of Foreign Languages Admissions Center

6 Kasame-cho, Saiin, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 615-8558 Japan TEL: +81-(0)75-322-6035 / FAX: +81-(0)75-322-6241 / E-Mail: Inquiry form

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

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