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 be above J5 level of Japanese Placement Test and have prior learning experience of the language they wish to learn. In case that the students’ home institutions require them to be enrolled in language courses, under J5 level may be granted the permission to register if they have the advanced level of the language that they are able to take advanced courses. If required by their home institutions but they do not have prior learning experience, please contact the International Office.

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

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

Spring Semester: 1 class per week , 2 credits

International Students

Special International Students

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