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Important Notice

Credited Auditors and Auditing Students (International Students)

We accept students who are interested in taking classes at the University for the purpose of self-development, acquiring knowledge on the job, obtaining qualifications, and so on. Credited Auditors can earn credits for the classes they take.
Auditing students cannot earn credits.
Applicants should refer to the application guidelines below.

Application Guidelines

qualifications of candidacy

Those who are qualified in both 1. and 2. below

  1. Those who have completed 12 years of school education in a foreign country (including those who are expected to have completed the same by the time of admission) or those who have been designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology as equivalent to the above.
  2. Persons who have taken the “Japanese” subject of the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students administered by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), or who have passed the Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N2 or higher (Level 2 or higher for examinees before 2009) administered by the Japan Educational Exchanges and Services Foundation, or who are recognized by the University as having Japanese language ability equivalent or superior to this level.

(Attention.)

  • The above “those who are recognized by the University as having equivalent or better Japanese language ability” means those who have been admitted to a Japanese university, junior college, or college of technology, etc. (hereinafter referred to as “university, etc.”). The above-mentioned “persons recognized by the University as having equivalent or superior Japanese language ability” means graduates of Japanese universities, junior colleges, colleges of technology, etc. (hereinafter referred to as “universities, etc.”) or graduates of foreign universities, etc. majoring in Japanese.

Application Documents Acceptance Period

  • First semester: Early March each year
  • Second semester: Early September each year

However, applications cannot be submitted by agents of individual faculties.

List of Required Documents for Application Procedures

The application must be prepared in Japanese. (Documents written in any language other than Japanese must be accompanied by a Japanese translation.)

1. Application form for admission Prescribed form (Photo attached)
2. Course Registration Form prescribed form
3. Faculty advisor notification prescribed form
4. Resume Prescribed form (photo attached)
5. Graduation certificate Certificate from the headmaster of the last school attended
6. Transcripts Certificate from the headmaster of the last school attended
7. Photographs (2) A photo of the applicant’s upper body, taken within 3 months prior to the application, without a cap.
(Attach to the designated space on the application form and resume)
8. Letter of Acceptance Prescribed form (for students or incumbents only)
9. Copy of certificate of residence or document that confirms status of residence and period of stay Only for foreigners already residing in Japan
10. Documents that can prove Japanese language proficiency Note: “Other documents that can be used to prove Japanese language proficiency” means certificates of results of the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) issued by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) or certificates of Japanese Language Proficiency Test results and grades issued by the Japan Educational Exchanges and Services Foundation (JASSO), and other documents that can be used to prove Japanese language proficiency. (2) “Document certifying grades” means a document issued by an educational institution that certifies grades.
11. Examination fee Credited Auditors] 9,800 yen [Auditing Students] Free

matriculation fee

non-degree student 28,200 yen (free of charge for those who have graduated or completed their studies at the University)
auditing student free

tuition fee

non-degree student 1 credit: 14,400 yen (7,200 yen per credit for those who have graduated or completed their studies at the University)
auditing student 1 unit: 5,000 yen

selection process

Selection will be made by the faculty committee of the department to which the applicant has applied, based on the documents submitted at the time of application.

Teams in charge of each department

Applicants applying to the Faculties of Law and Letters, Education, Social Co-creation, Science, and Engineering.

Team in Charge TEL FAX Location
Faculty of Law and Literature Team 089-927-9221 089-927-9267 Educational Support Section
(in the Student Service Station)
School of Education Team 089-927-9377 089-927-8304
Faculty of Social Co-Creation Team 089-927-9019 089-927-8176
Science Team 089-927-9546 089-927-9657
Engineering Team 089-927-9690 089-927-9694

Applicants for Common Education

Team in Charge TEL FAX Location
Common Education Team 089-927-8910 089-927-9161 Education Center Administrative Division
(in the Student Service Station)

Those applying to medical school

Team in Charge TEL FAX Location
Academic Affairs Section, Academic Affairs Team 089-960-5175 089-960-5133 medical faculty

Applicants to the Faculty of Agriculture

Team in Charge TEL FAX Location
Academic Affairs Team, Administrative Division 089-946-9806 089-941-4175 department of agriculture