ESOP Responses to COVID-19 (Frequent Updates)

ESOP Responses to COVID-19 (Frequent Updates)

  • 19th January 2022 Updated
  • ■ Policy of Entering Japan (Fall 2021) 
  • We are sorry to say that the Government of Japan immigration restrictions are continuing.
  • We will keep update you and your nominees
  • Basically, Hosei University is planning to hold face-to-face class but online but the online or hybrid class will be considered if the exchange student can not visit Japan because of the current restriction.
  • ■ Campus life

Hosei University has implemented the following measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
We ask all ESOP students to review these measures before coming to campus.

  1. Establishing hand sanitizing stations at various locations around campus.
  2. Limiting the number of entry gates and informing entrants about campus restrictions.
  3. Checking entrants’ body temperatures.
  4. Requiring visitors to report their time of entry and exit, as well as the locations visited.
  5. Cleaning and disinfection by using sterilizing chemicals.
  6. Maintaining social distancing by limiting the number of classroom seats.
  7. Installing acrylic boards and transparent vinyl curtains where face-to-face communication is required.
  8. Opening doorways and windows and using ventilation equipment to promote the circulation of fresh air.
  9. Requiring all visitors to wear masks. (students who are not wearing masks may be refused entry)
  10. Contact <> as soon as possible if you have any symptoms of COVID-19.

Please be advised that these regulations may change depending on the situation.
We will update all our partner universities and applicants if any changes occur.


  • ■ More information about COVID-19 in Japan

Please check the website provided by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

・Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Link)
・COVID-19 Multilingual Guide (Link)