Registration procedure for Japanese language courses

Please read the following content enclosed by the red border and select the program you would like to take from the following list. You will be directed to a page explaining how to register for each program.

To register for both (1) and (2) Japanese language courses, the following procedure ①~③ are required. All of these procedures must be done online. Procedure ① and ③ must be done through the “Japanese language course registration web page”.
※Regular (degree-seeking) international students also must apply for Japanese language courses in the Liberal Arts and Sciences curriculum through the “Japanese language course registration web page” . You cannot register through KULASIS.
※The time described in this website is Japanese Standard Time.
※As a measure of preventing the spread of the Covid-19, an enrollment restriction may be conducted.
※The maximum number of Japanese language classes a student is eligible to take depends on his/her student status.

① Registration (STEP1) March 7(Mon)9:00 ~ March 13(Sun)17:00

  • Obtain the login ID and password for “Japanese language course registration web page” from the Student Affairs Division of your graduate school/faculty. We cannot answer inquiries by phone about the ID and password.
  • In STEP1, enter your personal information, such as name, student status, and graduate school/faculty. (select the correct student status as specified on your student ID card.)
  • Select your preferred level and answer the question about your Japanese language proficiency.

② Placement Test March 16(Wed)9:00 ~ March 18(Fri)17:00

  • If you wish to take Elementary II / Introduction II level or above, the courses you are eligible to take will be determined based on the result of the placement test.
  • Information on how to take the placement test will be sent by email to students who selected Elementary II / Introduction II level or above in ①STEP1. Please take the test only once during the above period according to the instructions provided.
  • Students who want to take Elementary I / Introduction Ⅰ level courses or take only Kanji courses need not take the placement test.
  • The score of the test will be sent by E-mail.

③ Course Registration (STEP2) March 29(Tue)13:00 ~ April 4(Mon)13:00

  • Information regarding the STEP2 will be sent by email to students who have completed ①Registration (STEP1) and ②the Placement Test(in case that wish to take Elementary II / Introduction II level or above). Select the course according to the instructions provided.
  • Your Japanese language course registration will not be finalized until you complete ③Course Registration (STEP2). Please be sure to complete this step.
  • If you choose Introduction I of Japanese language support courses in ①Regitration(STEP1), you do not need to complete Course Registration (STEP2).

For more details, refer to the Timeline of the Registration Procedure .

Online advisory service period for Japanese language course registration

If students want to consult about registration (cases where the result of Placement test differs from the level you chose in STEP1, etc), there will be an online advisory service for Japanese language course registration offered by the Japanese language coordinators.
Students may consult one of the Japanese language coordinators during the online advisory service for course registration. If you wish to take the online advisory service, make an online reservation in advance following the instructions given in the E-mail announcing the score of the placement test.

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