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Foreign Student Department

Application overview for students enrolling in 2019

The following is an application overview for students enrolling in 2019.
Students wishing to make an application should please contact Bunkyo University Foreign Student Department.

Number of Students to be Accepted
40 [40 applications from overseas (April or September admission) and some applications from inside Japan]

Application Qualifications and Requirements

Applicants must meet the following four requirements.

(1) Hold a foreign nationality

(2) Those who have completed at least 12-year school education. Alternatively, the following person.
°¶Spring Semester (April) Admission: a person who expects to graduate by the end of March 2019
°¶Fall Semester (September) Admission: a person who expects to graduate by the end of July 2019

(3) The applicant should meet the requirements of any of the following a to c.

a:Possess at least a score of 100 points or above on the Japanese as a Foreign Language of the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)

b:Possess at least N5 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test

c:Possess at least F level of the J.TEST of Practical Japanese

*If none of the tests above are held in the applicants’ country, they are required to possess equivalent Japanese skills.

(4) Have an advisor in Japan. (If not, please contact the university.)

All applicants for the Foreign Student Department must have an Advisor.

*°»Advisor°… is a person who will assist the applicant from application procedure to his/her life in Japan. The applicant°«s sponsor, family, relative, or acquaintance may become his/her advisor as long as all the following requirements are fulfilled.

(1) A resident of Japan (Any nationality, age, or gender). Students not accepted.

(2) Will complete all the application and admission procedure, and if any, other required procedure on behalf of the applicant.

(3) Knows the applicant well personally and officially.

(4) Will advise or counsel the applicant regarding problems in his/her life after his/her admission is approved.

Person for Application
The following person must complete the application procedure.
-Overseas application (April or September admission) : Advisor
-Domestic application (April admission) : Advisor or the applicant

Selection Process
Ę° Overseas applications:1 2 3 below
1. Application review
2. Speaking ability test on the phone
3. Interview with the advisor

Ę° Domestic applications: 1 2 below
1. Application review
2. Interview with the applicant and his/her advisor


Process from Application to Acceptance
(Process for students enrolling in April 2019)
(Process for students enrolling in September 2019)

Overseas application

[Spring Semester Admission]
Application period
°¶September 25 - October 12, 2018

Interview with the advisor
°¶November 10, 2018

Announcement of successful applicants
°¶November 19, 2018

[Fall Semester Admission]
Application period
°¶April 15 - April 27, 2019

Interview with the advisor
°¶May 18, 2019

Announcement of successful applicants
°¶May 24, 2019

Domestic application

[Spring Semester Admission]
Application period
°¶February 12 – February 18, 2019

Interview with the applicant and his / her advisor
°¶March 2, 2019

Announcement of successful applicants
°¶March 8, 2019

For more information, please contact the Foreign Student Department listed below.

Bunkyo University Koshigaya Campus
International Affairs Office

Address: 3337 Minami-Ogishima, Koshigaya, Saitama, 343-8511 JAPAN
TEL: (048) 974-8811 (Operator)
(For call from overseas °‹81-48-974-8811)
Fax: (048) 974-2280
Original Site: Foreign Student Department (Japanese)

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