The Summer Courses in Japanese will run from 5th July, 2016 ? 16th August, 2016.
Applications close February 29th, 2016.
We CANNOT accept late applications under any circumstances.
The following documents should be assembled and sent together so that they arrive in Japan NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 29 2016. Application and Screening Fees must also be received by this date.
All forms are in Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (pdf). If you do not have Adobe Reader (R), please download it from the website: http://get.adobe.com/reader/.
HOW TO APPLY: Application letter.pdf
1.Application Form: Application Form.pdf
2.Statement of Purpose: why you wish to study Japanese, how this study relates to your future academic interests or career goals and why it is crucial at this point in your study to attend this course. Please type this statement in 250 words or less.
3.Official Academic Transcript of university courses completed. (ORIGINALS ONLY)
4.Japanese Language Evaluation Sheet should be completed by the applicant’s most recent Japanese language instructor, or by a person qualified to evaluate the applicant’s Japanese language skill. Letters from family members/relatives cannot be accepted. The envelope must be signed and sealed. Japanese Language Evaluation.pdf
5.Letter of Recommendation only if you are unable to provide a Japanese Language Evaluation Sheet. It should be written by someone from your university/college who can verify your suitability and motivation for enrolling in this language program.
Letters from family members/relatives/friends cannot be accepted. The envelope must be signed and sealed. Letter of Recommendation.pdf
6.Japanese Language Background Questionnaire: C-Sp candidates only.
7.Housing Form: Required for ALL participants, including those who choose a local homestay or make their own housing arrangements. Housing Form.pdf
8.Application and Screening Fees: Payment Form with a printout / copy of the payment webpage or a photocopy of your bank transfer or postal remittance.
9.Health Information: While medical certification is not required at the time of application, any applicants with conditions that might require special considerations in order to undertake intensive academic work should include this information on a separate sheet of paper.
The application form and all supporting documents should be assembled and sent together to:
Summer Courses in Japanese Office
Research Center for Japanese Language Education
International Christian University
3-10-2 Osawa, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-8585, Japan
It is your responsibility to confirm with your nearest Japanese Embassy or Consular Office whether you require a visa for Japan and if so, what documentation is needed. It might be necessary for you to apply for your visa in the country where you are enrolled as a student. If you require a visa, please include this information on your application form.
Screening will be held after the application deadline (February 29, 2016). Students will receive an e-mail by the end of March notifying them of their application status. Additionally, notification will also be sent by regular post together with other supplementary materials.