1. Program Capacity and Schedule

Rikkyo University presents the Short-Term Intensive Japanese Program in Niiza Campus. This Program starts on Wednesday, January 9 and ends on Tuesday, January 24, 2019. Participants need to arrive and check in at the accommodation on Tuesday, January 8, and check out on Friday, January, 25, 2019.

The entire program comprises 45 hours of classroom instruction on Japanese language plus 25 hours of lectures on Japanese culture and society, including field trips. In this program, “Beginner” and “Elementary” level classes will be held. The program capacity is limited. Upon completing the program, participants will be given a certificate of completion and an official transcript.

2. Tuition and Fees

The cost of the program, including tuition, room, board (breakfast on weekdays) and the fees for all program activities, is approximately 300,000 yen.

The program cost does not include transportation costs (to and within Japan), or any other miscellaneous living expenses for the duration of the program.

Itemized List of Program Costs

・Tuition: 150,000 yen
・Room & board: (2-person shared) 83,540 yen, (4-person shared) 74,670 yen
・Activity Fees (including Insurance Fee): 8,000 yen
・Administrative Fee: 25,500 yen

Total: (2-person shared) 267,040 yen, (4-person shared) 258,170 yen

* Since only limited number of rooms is available in each type, Rikkyo University may not be able to accommodate everyone’s request.
* Participants will stay in the university accommodation located at Niiza campus or a hotel near Niiza campus. Participants are only allowed to stay out of the designated accommodation overnight on Friday nights and Saturday nights if they submit the overnight stay form to Center for Japanese Language Education Office (CJLE) on weekdays.
* Rikkyo University will arrange the insurance that covers the following: Injury & sickness death 3 million yen, injury physical impediment 3 million yen, treatment of disease & physical illness rejection 3 million yen, rescuer’s expenses 3 million yen, personal liability insurance compensation authorized 100 million yen, which includes incidental settlement negotiation services.
However, it is each participant’s own responsibility to arrange her/his own insurance policy to cover all necessary costs as our insurance does not cover a chronic disease.

3. Requirements

The following students can apply for this program.

1. The students who are enrolled at Rikkyo University's partner universities.
2. The students at universities that are now negotiating with Rikkyo University for partner universities.
3. The students who were introduced to the program by the teaching staff of Rikkyo University.

4. Application

Interested applicants must submit the following five documents to theCJLE through the online application. Besides, the letter of recommendation must be submitted by post. The deadline for the submission of both the online application and the letter of recommendation is September 28, 2018.The admissions will be confirmed after October 2, 2018. The program fee payment must be submitted by October 10, 2018.

Online Application

1. Application form including signature by applicant (PDF)

2. Application form not including signature by applicant (XLSX)

3. Copy of passport (PDF)

4. Face photograph for student ID (JPEG or PNG)
*Please upload the photo that you would use for official documents, such as passport.

5. Latest official university transcript issued by the home university (the document must be in English) (PDF)


6. Letter of recommendation in sealed envelopes issued by an academic advisor or supervising professor at the home university

You need to post the letter of recommendation to:

Center for Japanese Language Education (CJLE), Rikkyo University
3-34-1 Nishi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171-8501, Japan
Tel: 81-3-3985-4202

5. Cancellation and Withdrawing

If you wish to cancel your participation in the program, and declare your intent to do so by December 9, 2018 (Japan time), 80% of your fees will be refunded. If you cancel your participation in the program by January 8, 2019, 30% of your fees will be refunded. The transfer fee is deducted from the refund, and if you cancel your participation after the program starts, you will not get any refund.