Admission for Preparatory Courses (Osaka Japanese Language Education Center)

This is for the persons who will enter Japan and be enrolled in our school with newly acquired "Student" visa.

This is for the persons who already hold long-term visa.(Usually, we accept applications from residents in Japan after the deadline for those from overseas.)

1.Application from overseas

This is for the persons who will enter Japan and be enrolled in our school with newly acquired "Student" visa.

<Qualification required>

An applicant must be a foreign national, who does not have Japanese nationality, but does have 12 years or more educational background in foreign countries other than Japan. (One that has completed high school graduation equivalent education less than 12 years is also applicable) An applicant has to have intentions to carry on his/her study at university or graduate school in Japan after studying Japanese at our center.

<Outline>

Course April Course, 2024
<Application from overseas>
October Course, 2024
<Application from overseas>
Duration One year from April One and a half years from October
Application period from August 17th
to October 20th, 2023
from February 19th
to April 30th, 2024
Application Fee 20,000 yen 20,000 yen
School Expenses 822,867 yen
(Fees for entrance, tuition, teaching materials, facility maintenance and extracurricular activities)
1,192,337 yen
(Fees for entrance, tuition, teaching materials, facility maintenance and extracurricular activities)
  • *Fees are subject to change without notice. (Due to consumption tax hike and etc.,)
  • *No installment payment. Payments need to be settled into our designated bank account.
  • *No refund, once payment is completed.
  • *Application period may be extended from time to time. Please contact us for updated.

(1)Guidelines for applicants

(2)Admissions guide for preparatory courses

(3)List of the application documents and details

(4)Application form

(5)Other matters

<How to apply>

An applicant needs to find a contact person to begin application. A contact person needs to be able to communicate in Japanese and lives in Japan. He/she processes application on behalf of the applicant. After finding one, have the person contact the center first. Then, we deal your application through the contact person and instruct him/her to post mail all the required documents after our confirmation on the application.

  • *Please contact us for consultation if finding a contact person in Japan is difficult.

<Documents required>

Refer to "Documents required" mentioned above. Application form and relevant documents need to be brought to the school office by the contact person.

<Application fee>

Once we confirm to process your application, you will be asked to settle application fee of JPY 20,000 in to our designated bank account (Refer to "Application Fee" mentioned above).

  • *Our bank details will be informed to you once we confirm process of your application.

<About screening>

The school committee will screen application documents.

<Admission result notice>

<Student visa>

When you secure our admission, an admission notice will be sent to you through the contact person and, at the same time, the school, as your proxy, will begin to process your eligibility application (the eligibility necessary for obtaining student visa) for Osaka Regional Immigration Bureau. When you are granted with eligibility, we will notify it and send the certificate to the contact person. With the eligibility certificate, you will apply for the Student Visa at your local Japanese embassy or consulate and, enter Japan with the Student visa.

<Admission procedures>

  • April course, 2024 (one year course): from the end March to beginning April, 2024
  • October course, 2024 (one & a half years course): from the end September to beginning October, 2024
  • Specific dates will be informed at an appropriate time.

After you obtain Student VISA, settle School Payment (2) (see "School payment" mentioned above) by the set date.
With (a) the bank receipt, (b) admission certificate, (c) your passport and (d) resident card that you will receive at the airport, come to the school accompanied by a defrayer or contact person for registration. The details of procedures will be informed to you along the admission notice.

(6)Notice

  • *Due to circumstances, contents of recruitments, web pages and school payments are subject to change without notice.

2.Application from residents in Japan

This is for the persons who already hold long-term visa.

  • *Usually, we accept applications from residents in Japan after the deadline for those from overseas.
Course REF,April Course 2024
<Application from residents in Japan>
October Course 2024
<Application from residents in Japan>
Classes begin at April 10th (Wednesday), 2024 October 10th (Thursday), 2024
Duration One year from April
(Graduate in March 2025)
One & a half years from October (Graduate in March 2026)
Application January 15th (Monday),2024 to
March 1st (Friday), 2024
July 1st(Monday),2024 to
September 2nd (Monday), 2024
Screening Documents screening, interview and exams on Mathematics and English Documents screening, interview and exams on Mathematics and English
Exam & Interview date March 4th (Monday), 2024 September 3rd (Tuesday),2024
Payment at
application
20,000 yen (Screening fee) 20,000 yen (Screening fee)
Payment at
admission
822,867 yen
(Fees for entrance, tuition, teaching materials, facility maintenance and extracurricular activities)
1,192,337 yen
(Fees for entrance, tuition, teaching materials, facility maintenance and extracurricular activities)

NOTE :CONTENTS OF RECRUITMENT AND FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. ONCE PAYMENT IS COMPLETED INTO OUR BANK ACCOUNT, REFUND WILL BE BASICALLY UNACCEPTABLE.

(1) Eligibility

An applicant who is foreign national (who doesn't have Japanese nationality) and who meets all the following conditions.

(2)Guidelines for applicants

(3) Required documents

a. Application form (specified paper) 1pc
b. Pledge (specified paper) 1pc
c. Diploma certificate from the last schooling (original) 1pc
( It will be returned after confirmation)
d. Transcript from the last schooling (original) 1pc
e. Medical certificate 1pc
f. Photo (4cm × 3 cm) 2pcs (1 of 2 needs to be attached on the application form)
g. Copy of passport (pages where have your face photo and sticker that permits entry to Japan)
h. Copy of resident card (both sides)

※ Other document(s) can be required depending on the conditions of applicant.

(4)Application form

(5)Other matters

<Application procedures>

In case of application, an applicant is expected to inform the school for the date of application in advance by telephone or email. After making an appointment, an applicant comes to the school office with one’s financial supporter to hand in original documents to the school.

<Screening fee>

An applicant will be asked to settle screening fee of JPY 20,000 into our designated bank account once we confirm receipt of application. Our bank details will be informed at the time.

  • *As a rule, fees once paid are not refundable.

<Screening>

After documents screening by the school committee, applicant goes through interview and exams on mathematics and English. An applicant will be admitted to the school based on the results and availability of the class that meets one's Japanese level.

<Notice of the result>

The result will be noticed to the applicant or the designated address by post mail. The details of school registration will be informed at the time, too.

<Entrance Procedures>

Successful applicant needs to settle the second payment (See "Payment at admission" mentioned above) into our designated account (details will be noticed along with the admission notice) by the given date. Certificate for the admission will be issued and entrance procedures will be carried out upon confirmation of receipt of the payment.

(6)Remarks

  • *We carry out necessary preventive measurements against corona virus at the school. We would appreciate your cooperation on the measurements as well.
  • *Conditions for application are subject to change.
  • *As a rule, fees once paid are not refundable.
  • *Fees need to be paid in full through bank transfer. Installment payment is not acceptable.
  • *Depending on the applicant’s application circumstances, one’s entry could be later than fixed entry date.

3.For inquiries and application

Independent Administrative Institution
Japan Student Services Organization
Osaka Japanese Language Education Center

8-3-13 Uehonmachi, Tennoji-ku, Osaka City, Osaka 543-0001 Japan
TEL +81-6-6774-0033 FAX +81-6-6774-0788
E-mail:
info-oskn<@>jasso.go.jp (Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean)
Office hours: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday thru Friday
7 minutes walk from "Shitennojimae Yuhigaoka" Station of Tanimachi Line

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