We are fortunate to announce that we have decided to accept additional applications, since we did not exceed the number of participants.
We are now open for additional applications for the following information.
If it exceeds the number above, screening will be held due to number of accommodations we have available.
Monday, April 17th, 2017~ Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
Friday, April 28th, 2017 via e-mail.
*Further information regarding the program will be on the website below. Please read thoroughly before applying.
We have been offering short-term Japanese language and culture program to our partner universities in order to foster friendly relationships and strengthen our ties. We are now expanding this educational opportunity to those around the world who wish to learn about Japanese language and culture. Let’s study abroad in Japan!
The program aims to improve your communication skills through hands-on learning and integration of learning language and culture.
Furthermore, students will have opportunities to interact with Soka University’s Japanese students and other international students to practice daily conversations. The instructors are experienced Japanese language teachers. Please note that all lectures will be conducted in Japanese. However, we will provide English interpretation for the orientation session, reception and Opening Ceremony.
【Japanese Language Learning】
We offer classes for beginners. Students can start learning from Japanese basics, including self-introduction, greetings, listening, and basic conversations. The classes will promote interactive learning such as conducting interviews to Japanese students.
【Japanese Culture Learning】
Students will take classes in which they can experience Japanese culture, which includes wearing traditional Japanese kimono, listening and dancing to traditional Japanese music, experiencing Japanese matsuri, learning how to play the “koto” – a traditional Japanese instrument – and practice traditional Japanese calligraphy.
Students will visit places in Tokyo where they can experience and learn about history, culture, and society of Japan. Please note that the tour schedule may change.
|Program I||Program II|
|June 26 – July 10, 2017||July 13 – July 27, 2017|
1-236 Tangi-machi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo, Japan
|Program I||Program II|
|Arrival at Japan||June 26 (Mon)||July 13 (Thu)|
|Soka University will provide a ride from the airport to the address below,
where the program will be held.1-236 Tangi-machi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo
|June 27 (Tue)||July 14 (Fri)|
|10:00 am Opening Ceremony
10:45 am Orientation
12:00 pm Welcome Party
|Japanese Language and
Japan Culture Study Program
|June 28 (Wed) – July 6 (Thu)||July 17 (Mon) – July 25 (Tue)|
|Japanese Language Classes
Japanese Traditional Culture Class
|10:45 am – 2:35 pm
|Tour in Tokyo||July 8 (Sat)||July 15 (Sat)|
|Completion Ceremony and
|July 7 (Fri)||July 26 (Wed)|
|Departure||July 10 (Mon)||July 27 (Thu)|
|9:30 am Depart from Soka University
Soka University will provide a ride to the airport. Please arrange your flight in the afternoon in order for you to have enough time to go on-board.
A certificate will be presented upon completion of the program.
* If the number of participants is less than 10 students, the program may be cancelled.
** In case the number of applicants exceeds the program capacity (35 student), the approval will be decided based on document screening.
March 13, 2017 – March 27, 2017
Note: The program fees do not include fees for flights, travel other than the tour in Tokyo, daily meals, or health insurance.
Please thoroughly read and check the application information and prepare the data of the ID photograph and the passport.
Please register from your computer/ smartphone/ tablet etc. to register your basic information. After your registration, MY PAGE will be created.
*Since we will continuously contact you through the e-mail you used for this registration, please register with an e-mail address you often use.
*Application menu will not be displayed until online applications are open.
We will announce an application number, for those who complete all the steps. This will complete the application.
*We will contact you through the “Contact Us” on the MY ACCOUNT if necessary.
Results will be announced on April 17 via e-mail. For those accepted, will receive an e-mail
regarding the payment of the program fee. Depositing the program fee,
120,000 JPY, will complete your registration to this program.
*PLEASE NOTE: Do not make a payment until you are accepted to the program.
Note: In case the number of applicants exceeds the program capacity (35 student), the approval will be decided based on document screening.
Soka University cannot provide assistance in getting a visa for the program.
Before applying to the program, please check the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website whether the visa can be obtained by the program date.
*If the applicants cannot obtain a visa and cancel participation, cancellation fee will apply.
Please check before you apply and before the payment, if you are able to apply for a visa.
After applicants are accepted to the program but would like to cancel participation, cancellation fees will apply as follows. Note that applicants are responsible for any transaction fees.
*Above-mentioned cancellation fees will be applied for any reasons.
*For refunds, applicants are responsible for the transaction fee.
International Affairs Office
TEL: +81-42-691-8230 FAX: +81-42-691-9456 Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Information provided for the application will be used only for the program and not any other purposes.