Japanese Course, Faculty of Global Communication, Kobe Gakuin University AY 2022 Admission Guide for International Students (Excerpt)

1.Number of Students Admitted: 22

2.Application Requirements:

Please refer to the attached “application requirements for the 2022 international student entrance examination. The Japanese Course, Faculty of Global Communication, Kobe Gakuin University.” application requirements for the 2022

3.Entrance Examination Fee: 35,000 yen


Document screening (EJU scores, curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, various certificates), essay (written in Japanese), written examination, interview

5.Entrance Examination Schedule:

Application period
(no later than the set deadline)
Examination date Examination venue Result announcement date Period of admission procedures (no later than set deadline)
300,000 yen
570,300 yen
Sept. 27– Oct. 8, 2021 Oct. 23(Sat), 2021
Overflow day Oct. 31(Sun)
Arise Campus,
Kobe Gakuin Univ.
Nov. 1 Nov. 2 – 10, 2021 Nov. 2, 2021 – Jan. 31, 2022
Nov. 15 – 24, 2021 Dec. 11(Sat),2021 Port Island Campus1,
Kobe Gakuin Univ.
Dec. 15 Dec. 16 – 23, 2021 Dec. 16, 2021– Jan. 31, 2022
Jan. 13 – 20, 2022 Feb. 10(Thu), 2022 Arise Campus,
Kobe Gakuin Univ.
Feb. 18 Feb. 21 – 28, 2022 Feb. 21 – Mar. 7, 2022
Feb 15 – 25, 2022 Mar. 9 (Wed), 2022 Port Island Campus1,
Kobe Gakuin Univ.
Mar. 15 Mar.16 – 22, 2022

6.Examination Subject/Time

9:30 – 10:30 11:00 – 12:00 13:30 –
English Essay Interview

7.Application Documents

  1. 1. Entrance Examination Application Form (Form A)/ Subform (Form B)
  2. 2. Curriculum vitae (filled out in person using the designated form and filled out the Japanese language school that you have enrolled)
  3. 3. Statement of purpose (filled out in person using the designated form in Japanese)
  4. 4. Various certificates
    • a) Academic record and graduation certificate issued by a high school (copies not accepted;(applicants who went on to a school of higher education or university after graduating from a high school must also attach the academic record issued by that school or university)
    • b) Certificate of residence(only required for domestic residents; must be issued 30 days before the application)
  5. 5. Copy of the EJU certificate of scores
  6. 6. Written pledge (filled out using the designated form)
  7. 7.Written explanation of students’ background for undertaking financial support (filled out using the designated form)

8.Notes Regarding the Application Method

  1. 1. How to submit
    Applicants must bring a set of application documents to the university in person after paying an entrance examination fee.
    Applicants who cannot physically bring the documents to the university due to geographical distance must call Kobe Gakuin University’s Admission Office at least 10 days prior to the start of the application period and send them by mail after gaining permission from the Admission Office.
  2. 2. Reception office
    Admission Office, Kobe Gakuin University (3F, Building 4, Arise Campus or 1F, Building A Port Island Campus1)
  3. 3. Reception hours
    9:00 to 17:00 (Closed 11:45 – 12:45)
    Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays
  4. 4. Mailing an examination card
    An examination card will be mailed to you. If you do not receive the examination card at least two days before the examination date, please contact the Admission Office, Kobe Gakuin University.


Admission Office, Kobe Gakuin University
518 Arise, Ikawadani-cho, Nishi-ku, Kobe 651-2180
Phone: +81-78-974-1972 (Contact No. for applicants)

URL: https://www.kobegakuin.ac.jp/

E-mail: nyushi@j.kobegakuin.ac.jp