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Application (Exchange Students)

Students participating in the exchange program are selected by their home institutions to complete a semester or one year of undergraduate study at the International Division of Seinan Gakuin University. Non-English speakers are required to have proficiency in English to understand the classes taught in English. However, proficiency in Japanese is not required for admission.

The following schedule shows the normal procedures for accepting students from abroad in August. Incoming student should follow the required process according to this schedule in order to arrive at Fukuoka by middle August. (Schedules are subject to change in accordance with the 2014-2015 academic calendar to be finalized in March.) 

Admission Procedure

2014
March Application deadline March 31, 2014
April Notification to your institution of admission
May The following will be sent to your institution:
-Official Letter of Admission
-Letter of Guarantee
-Certificate of Eligibility
  (visa document which will be issued by the Japanese Ministry of Justice)
Notification to CIE of your arrival date (by the end of November)
August (Specific date of the events to be determined later)
Arrival in Fukuoka
(Seinan student groups will pick you up at airport or station.)
Orientation
Spring semester begins
December Commencement

ON-LINE APPLICATION FORM(Click here)
Please contact your office of international affairs to obtain the password for your application..

* ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation will be assigned to incoming students based upon the time and date the on-line application form is submitted. If the demand for each accommodation exceeds its capacity reserved for incoming students, you will be considered for the second or third choice.

Required Documents

1 CHECKLIST FOR APPLICATION DOCUMENTS [PDF:97KB]
Please fill out this form and enclose when submitting the application.
2 OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT OF GRADES
Official transcripts (not a student copy) from each higher education institution which applicants enrolling must be submitted.
3 FINANCIAL STATEMENT
Bank statement with official signature/seal must be submitted. It is important to show the Japanese immigration department that applicant has enough financial resources to stay for 10 months (for one semester only: 5 months). The fund must be evaluated in the actual currency that shows the equivalent amount of more than ¥800,000 (for one semester only: ¥400,000) in Japanese yen. In case the expense while in Japan will be partly or fully covered by any organizational fund, an official letter from the applicant's financial source should be attached. *This information given to the CIE will be strictly confidential and be only used for the applicant's admission and visa purposes, not to be used for any other purpose.
4 RECORD OF PREVIOUS JAPANESE STUDIES [PDF:56KB]
In case the applicant has no history of studying Japanese, choose the answer "no".
5 PHYSICAL EXAMINATION RECORD [PDF:45KB]
Medical report must be filled completely. If some items are left blank, the reexamination of those items will be required before enrollment in Seinan Gakuin University
6 PASSPORT INFORMATION(attach copy of passport) [PDF:51KB]
7 COPY OF PASSPORT
8 4 PHOTOS (taken within two months)
Enclose 4 copies of 3 x 4.5-cm ID photo for visa purpose and for student ID card.

 

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