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ESOP Responses to COVID-19 (Frequent Updates)

ESOP Responses to COVID-19 (Frequent Updates)

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  • 21st December 2020 Updated

At this moment, we are not sure the AY 21/22 classes will be conducted online or face-to-face.
More details will be announced in February.

 

  • ■ Policy of Entering Japan (Spring 2021) for ESOP students

Regarding entry procedures, we have established the following requirements in accordance with the Japanese government’s policies:

  • 1. Obtain your home university and parents’ agreement.
    1) No document submission is required.
    2. Comply with and sign on the “Letter of Consent” which is drafted by HOSEI.
    1) “Letter of Consent” will be distributed by HOSEI at a later date.
    3. [Important] Designated Arrival Date
    Sunday, March 14, 2021 or,
    Monday, March 15, 2021 or,
    Tuesday, March 16, 2021
    1) Dates other than the above are NOT accepted.

    2) After receiving the result announcement in February, please prepare your flight to arrive in Japan on the dates above.
    3) The arrival airport can only be Narita International Airport or Haneda Airport.
  • 4.Take out private medical insurance.
    1) Submit the English certificate of private medical insurance to HOSEI before departure.
    5. Negative COVID-19 result from test conducted within 72 hours of your departure time.
    6. Testing for COVID-19 upon arrival at the airport.
    1) The arrival airport can only be Narita International Airport or Haneda Airport.
    2) ESOP students who depart from the designated country mentioned on “Removed from the following list/上陸拒否対象指定の解除” are NOT required to follow 5 and 6.
    Check the designated country from the URL below.

     (English) Border enforcement measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
     (日本語) 新型コロナウイルス感染症に関する水際対策の強化に係る措置について
    7. Self-quarantine for 16 days (15 nights) at a hotel designated by Hosei.
    1) We will arrange your transportation from the airport to your hotel and book your hotel room if the current pandemic situation continues.
    2) Please understand that ESOP students are financially responsible for any hotel room charges and the placement fee they incur.
    3) The cost is about 150,000 JPY and should be paid before you arrive in Japan.
    4) The payment method will be informed in February.
    5) If you cancel your study at HOSEI after Friday, February 26 2021, you will be charged a cancellation fee for the hotel.

    8. Prohibition of public transportation usage during the self-quarantine period.
    8. All ESOP students who will come to Japan in the Spring 2021 semester will be required to stay in a dormitory as risk management.
    1) Rent for Exchange Student: 41,200 JPY per month
      One semester: 4 ~ 5 months, Two semester: 9 ~ 12 months
    2) Rent for Visiting International students (Fee paying): 66,200 JPY per month
      One semester: 4 ~ 5 months, Two semester: 9 ~ 12 months
    3) The rent should be paid before you arrive in Japan.
    4) Paying in a lump sum for every semester is the only option.
    5) Date of move into the dormitory: late March
    6) If you cancel your study at HOSEI after Friday, February 26 2021, you will be charged the rent for one month.
    7) More Dormitory Information (Click here).

    10. Record the body temperature and submit the result to Hosei every day during the self-quarantine.

 

  • ■ 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 <esop@ml.hosei.ac.jp> 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)