Japanese Language Course Registration for AY 2022 Fall

For regular graduate students who wish to enroll in Japanese language courses, the registration procedure is described as below.
Please check the requirements carefully and complete the necessary procedure.

1. Requirements and Courses Available

●Regular graduate students can enroll in Japanese language courses offered by the Center for Japanese Language Education with the exception of certain courses.
●Generally, credits for Japanese language courses cannot be included as part of the requirement to finish a Master's course of Graduate School. For further information of academic matters, please contact the  Administration Office of your Graduate School.
●You must take a Japanese language placement test to enroll in Japanese language courses.〔Refer to 2.3.〕
●Also an application form for registration must be submitted. 〔Refer to 5.〕
Please refer to the table below.
●You can check the course details here.


Courses Availability Placement test Notes
Japanese language and Japanese culture Not available
Japanese language and Japanese society Not available
J0, J1S, J2S, J3S For all students Required Refer to *1
J1, J2, J3 For all students Required Refer to *2
J4, J5, J6, J7 For all students Required
J8 For all students Required Refer to *3
Seminar on Japanese language and culture For all students Required
Integrated Japanese 6-8 For all students Required Refer to *4
J8(at the Niiza Campus) For all students Required Refer to *3
Integrated Japanese 4-6(at the Niiza Campus) For all students Required
Integrated Japanese 6-8(at the Niiza Campus) For all students Required Refer to *4
Kanji(at the Niiza Campus) For all students Required
Business Japanese for the Master of International Business Program(Fall semester) Only for the Graduate School of Business students Required Refer to *5
Japanese language courses in the General Curriculum Not available

Please note the following items:
*1. J0, J1S, J2S and J3S students must take classes 3 times a week.
*2. J1, J2, J3 students must take all 5 classes per week because those classes are coordinated together.
   However, if you have a schedule conflict with graduate courses, you may consult with the CJLE office.
*3. Students eligible for those courses may not be able to enroll if those courses have exceeded their student
  quotas. This is because regular undergraduate students and special international students have priority.
*4. Students eligible for those courses may not be able to enroll if those courses have exceeded their student
  quotas. This is because regular undergraduate students have priority. Enrollees will be selected by lottery.
*5. These courses are available for students of the Graduate School of Business, only in the Fall semester.
  Further information will be given by the Graduate School of Business.

2. Submission of Application Form A

If you wish to take Japanese language courses, you must access the URL below and submit an Application Form A to the CJLE office by following date.

URL : https://forms.gle/5wh8ybzBgf2RRkCN7
Deadline : Wednesday, August 31,2022 at 4:00pm (Japan Time)

Make sure you receive a confirmation to your email address after you submit the Application Form A.
*A new student who receives an acceptance letter from Rikkyo after the submission deadline and wish to take Japanese language courses, please contact the CJLE office at nihongo@rikkyo.ac.jp immediately.
*Students who took Japanese language courses in AY 2022 Spring are not required to take the placement test.
   "Announcements of the courses available” will be given on the designated day. 〔Refer to 4.〕

3. Japanese Language Placement Test

【Placement Test for Fall 2022】
1) Test Date:
〈Continuing Students〉 Tuesday, September 6, 2022 (Japan Time)

        Reception: 1:00 pm-1:30 pm, Ikebukuro Campus, M201 of McKim Hall(Building #15)
〈New Students〉 Tuesday, September 13, 2022 (Japan Time)
        Reception: 9:15 am-9:30 am, Ikebukuro Campus, 3rd floor of Building #8
2) Duration: Approximately 3 hours
In case there are train delays or other exceptional circumstances, the start time may be changed. Please leave sufficient time in your schedule on the day.
3) Contents: Online test of grammar, vocabulary and kanji, composition and interview
4) Things to bring: Pencils and erasers
5) Announcement of the Test Result: Notified via E-mail
〈Continuing Students〉 Monday, September 12, 2022 (Japan Time)
〈New Students〉 Thursday, September 15, 2022 (Japan Time)

4. For students who are exempt from the placement test for AY 2022 Spring

Students who took Japanese language courses AY 2022 Spring are not required to take the placement test. You will be informed of your levels and courses available for AY 2022 Fall individually via email from the CJLE office upon your request. Especially if you took J3, Integrated Japanese 4-6 or Integrated Japanese 6-8 during AY2022 Spring semester, please check your levels and courses available for AY2022 Fall carefully. If you wish to receive information of your levels, please visit the following website to fill out the request form.

  【URL】 https://forms.gle/6LysED1mCJTF13xF8    

5. Submission of Application Form B

●Confirm the classes you are eligible to take according to the "announcements of the courses available"(email).
   Fill in the classes you wish to take on Application Form B and submit it via Google form to the CJLE office.
【URL】informed to you with the Announcements of the courses available.
【Deadline】Friday, September 23, 2022 at 5:00pm (Japan Time)
●Integrated Japanese 6-8: Enrollees will be selected by lottery. Detailed information will be informed with
 the announcements of your levels and courses available.


□ If you do not submit the Application Form B, you cannot enroll in the Japanese language courses, even if you have taken the Japanese language placement test.
  It is not necessary to take Japanese language courses, even if you have submitted the Application Form A.
□ Please do not register for other classes on the day of the week/period in which you have applied for Japanese language classes through the Application Form B.
  If you have already registered for other classes, please delete them. If not, the classes on the Application Form B will not be registered.
□ Classes cannot be cancelled or changed after the date above, so please consider carefully upon your submission.
□ Confirm your final schedule on “登録修正確認表” (corrected personal schedule)
  on the website on or after Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 6:00pm(Japan Time).
  Adding or dropping classes for your own convenience is not allowed.
  If you find any errors on your registration, please email to the CJLE Office by Monday, October 3, 2022 at 5:00pm(Japan Time).
□ Please attend the class from the first week even if it is before the registration deadline.


If you would like to take Japanese language courses in AY 2023, please make sure to check our website in the late February in 2023.


Contact Information:  CJLE office (in the International Office, McKim Hall, 1st floor)
                 nihongo@rikkyo.ac.jp

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