Kindai Short-Term Japanese Program

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Kindai University launched a new short term Japanese language/culture program for the students who are currently attending our partner universities.
The program is distinctive in the way that it consists of interaction with Kindai University students and hands-on Japanese traditional culture experiences incl. Budo, the Japanese martial arts.
The Japanese language course is also peculiar in the sense that various levels are available, from elementary level without no learning experience to intermediates.
Please be aware that this program is non-credit. The certificate of completion is provided.

Program Period: July 1 ~ July 19, 2024

Application Period April 12 ~ April 26, 2024Now May 2, 2024! (Japan Time)

Participant Capacity Minimum 20 – Maximum 30

  • The program is cancelled if the number of applicants does not reach the minimum number of participant.
  • The application will be closed once we reach the capacity of participants. (First-come and first- served basis)
  • The maximum capacity will be subject to change, depending on the accommodation availability.

Program Fee: ¥150,000 (incl. Airport pickup and Textbook)

Payment Deadline: May 8, 2024Extended to May 16, 2024

Payment Method: Online payment with a credit card through the Kindai online system
(Visa, MasterCard, JCB, Diners Club and American Express are available.)
※The payment instruction will be provided later to program participants.

Accommodation Fee: Approximately ¥130,000
*Fee varies depending on the accommodation to be arranged.

Payment Method/Deadline: Will be provided later to program participants.

Program Description

※Contents are subject to change.

Japanese Language Course 34.5 hours (90 min x 23 classes)
Japanese Culture Experience (Once a week, incl. one day trip to Kyoto)
★Interactions with Kindai students are included!


  • Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students in an undergraduate or a graduate program at one of Kindai's partner universities.
  • Applicants must not hold any residence status in Japan at the time of application and must join the program as a tourist.
  • Applicants must be able to join ALL scheduled lectures and activities.
  • Applicants should be able to understand English or Japanese at a basic conversational level in order to follow the extra cultural activities.

Application Documents

  1. Application Form
  2. Written Oath
  3. The latest official certificate of enrollment
  4. The latest official transcript
  5. A copy of passport (The biographical page)
  6. ID Photo (JPEG or PNG)

The whole application process

Submit all application documents together by email to
※Please note that only those applicants from who we have received all the completed application materials will be placed in the order of receipt for acceptance into the program. Just sending a part of the application materials in advance will not reserve you a place in the program.
A confirmation email along with the fee payment instruction is sent to applicants whose participation in the program is accepted.
Complete the program fee payment by following the payment instruction.
Submit a copy of your flight ticket and overseas travel insurance certificate
※Program participants are required to arrive at Kansai International Airport at the time/date designated by Kindai. The detailed schedule will be informed later.




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