Intensive Japanese Language & Culture Program(Winter)



January 15th(Monday) to January 26th(Friday), 2018

Number of Participants 

50 students

Eligible Participants

Undergraduate or Graduate students who attend Hosei’s partner universities
Each university can recommend only 2 students.

Program Contents

  • Japanese language course(Mon. to Fri.) 90 min × 18 classes
  • Japanese cultural experience, Field Study 90 min × 12 classes
  • Interaction with regular students at Hosei University

Hosei University Global Education Center will issues the certificate of completion to students who successfully complete the course. 

Class Levels

  • Basic Communication (Introductory)
  • Beginning  level ( JLPT N5 Level)
  • Lower-intermediate level ( JLPT N4 Level)
  • Intermediate Lvel ( JLPT N3 Level) 

JLPT: Japanese Language Proficiency Test 
Students who have never studied Japanese before can join in this program.


Program fees: JPY 140,000
Accommodation and field trip fees are included. 
Airfare, meals, transportation fees, daily expenses and overseas health insurance are NOT included.


Schedule for Japanese Language Program Winter 2018

  • Schedule may change. 
  • Japanese classes and afternoon cultural activities are closely related.
    We provide the opportunities to study of Japanese language, society and culture and the wonderful experience with Hosei regular students in central Japan.


This program is in process of  applying for acceptance as a scholarship sponsored by JASSO(Japan Student Services Organization).
If the program is adopted, we offer a financial support of JPY 80,000 to the participants meet JASSO’s conditions and requirements. An applicant must have a Grade Point Average of 2.30 (on a 3.0 scale) or higher in the academic year preceding the scholarship application based on the GPA calculation set by JASSO. For calculating your GPA, please see the following.

Examples of grading scales
used by universities

Example 1: 4-point scale

Excellent Good Fair Poor
Example 1: 4-point scale A B C F
Example 1: 4-point scale 100-80 79-70 69-60 59-
Example 1: 5-point scale 100-90 89-80 79-70 69-60 59-
Example 1: 5-point scale S A B C F
Example 1: 5-point scale A B C D F
JASSO Grade Points Awarded 3 3 2 1 0

Formula No.=Number GP=Grade Point

([No. of GP3 Credits] x 3) + ([No. of GP2 Credits] x 2) + ([No. of GP1 Credits] x 1) ÷Total Number of Registered Credits 


  • Located in central Toyko
  • Single room 
  • Meal are NOT included.


Online application

Please apply online from the link below.

Application form for HOSEI Winter Program

Sending the documents by e-mail

After applying, please submit the following documents through your home university by email.

  • Copy of your passport
  • Transcript in English

Application Period

October 11 (Wednesday) – November 6th (Monday), 2017

Pay the program fees

Applicants will be informed the procedure of payment by e-mail.Please send the program fees to Hosei university’s account with the procedure of payment.
Deadline of payment will be within 2 weeks after receiving the e-mail.