Special Programs for Short-term International Students

The following program is open for short-term international students accepted through partner institutions or foreign governments. Direct applications from individual students are not accepted.

Program Terms

Spring Semester: April ~ July (Deadline:November 15, 2014)
Fall Semester: September ~ February (Deadline:March 31, 2015)



1. Japanese Study Courses in English

The following courses are offered in English for primarily undergraduate students, but graduate students may be enrolled in them as well. In order to be enrolled in these classes, you need to have the minimum required level of English proficiency. If you do not meet the requirements below, please talk to the lecturer during the first class.

1. Native speaker of English
or
2. TOEFL score of PBT 500 or iBT61 or TOEIC score of 700 or higher


Spring Semester: 2 credits per course

Fall Semester: 2 credits per course

2. Japanese Language Courses


3. Special Tutorial (available only for guraduate students on inter-university exchange agreements)

Spring・Fall Semester: 1 class per week, 1 credit)

6. Language Courses B in the General Curriculum (Chinese, French, German, Korean and Spanish)

Minimum Japanese language requirement: J5 Level in the Rikkyo Japanese Language Placement Test

Students must have prior experience in studying either of the languages shown above and need to be interviewed by the chief language instructor before they submit the course registration. J3-J4 students may be allowed to take sports courses with the approval by the chief instructor.

7. GL202(Leadership Development through Action Learning)in General Currriculum(conducted in English,10 slots available for Special International Students)

Fall Semester: 1 class per week , 2 credits

*In order to register for the course,students need to have interview.

8. Academic Courses offered in English

・College of Business

Spring Semester: 1 class per week (* intensive courses), 2 credits each

International Students

Special International Students

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