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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 on August 18-19.  

Admission Procedure

2018
March / September 

Application deadline / For the AY 2018-2019 or Fall Semester:
March 31, 2018

May / October Notification to your institution of admission
June / November

The following letters will be sent to your institution:
-How to Obtain Visa
-Official Letter of Admission
-Letter of Guarantee
-Certificate of Eligibility (CoE)
  (visa document which will be issued by the Japanese Ministry of Justice)
-Survey of your arrival information (by email)

August / January Arrival in Fukuoka
(Pick-up service by Seinan students is available upon your request.)
Orientation
Semester Begins
December / May Commencement

ON-LINE APPLICATION FORM

* ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation will be assigned to incoming students based upon the time and date the on-line application form is submitted (First-come, first-served basis) and the balance of partner universities. If the request 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
  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
  In case the applicant has no history of studying Japanese, choose the answer "no".
 
5 PHYSICAL EXAMINATION RECORD
  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 COPY OF PASSPORT
 
7 4 PHOTOS (taken within the last three months )
  Enclose 4 copies of 3cm x 4cm ID photo for visa purpose and for student ID card.
  • - A photo that shows the applicant pictured alone.
  • - The applicant should face squarely to the front and should remove any hats, caps or head coverings.
  • - There should be a plain background with no shadows.
  • - The photo must be sharp and clear.

 

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