Places available for 2021/22: 4 full year places (priority given to MLAC Japanese Students)
University website: http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/education-campus/international/students1
General Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Term Dates: Late September to Februrary and April to August
31st January 2021 for attendance in the Fall Semester October 2021.
31st August 2021 for attendance starting in the Spring Semester April 2022.
End of February 2021 for attendanc in the Fall Semester October 2021.
End of September 2021 for attendance starting in the Spring Semester April 2022.
|2021||Students arrive in Kyoto||26 September (subject to change)|
|KUINEP orientation||27-28 September (subject to change)|
|Classes begin||1 October|
|Winter break begins||29 December|
|2022||Winter break ends||3 January|
|Classes and exams end||5 February|
|2022||Students arrive in Kyoto||1-4 April (subject to change)|
|Classes begin||9 April (subject to change)|
|Classes and exams end||5 August (subject to change)|
With the exception of English-taught degree courses, classes are generally conducted in Japanese unless specified otherwise. There is the option to enroll in the Kyoto University International Education Program (KUINEP) which is taught in English, and applicants must show proficiency in English.
International students can apply to live in the Kyoto University International House. Off-Campus housing is also an option.
The average cost of living for international students in Kyoto and Osaka is 134,000 Yen (£885) per month.
Supporting Documents Required
- A valid passport
- Student Visa
Japanese law stipulates that all university students based in Japan must enroll in the country's National Health Insurance (NHI) program, which costs around 2,000 yen (£13) per month.