Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Course

This course is offered for two to three weeks in summer and winter to deepen participants' understanding of Japanese language, culture and society.
In addition to learning Japanese, participants can feel more familiar with Japan through field trips, experiencing Japanese culture, and interacting with Kansai University students.
*IJLC is different than the preparatory course(Bekka).
Only online courses will be offered for Winter 1 and 2, 2022.

Class Levels: 3 levels

Beginner Class
This is an introductory class for students with a very basic knowledge of Japanese who can read Hiragana, Katakana and understand basic Japanese such as greetings. This class is equivalent to *JLPT N5 level or lower.
*JLPT: Japanese Language Proficiency Test
*Before starting IJLC, reading, writing and typing of Hiragana, Katakana and basic Japanese such as greetings need to be acquired.

Beginner-Intermediate (Lower) Class
This class is for students who can understand and use basic Japanese. This class is equivalent to JLPT N4 - N3 level.

Intermediate (Upper)-Advanced Class
This class is for students who have studied and acquired beginner level of Japanese and have started studying intermediate Japanese. The students should be able to communicate with others using basic Japanese. This class is equivalent to JLPT N2 and higher.

★Number of Participants per Class
Maximum 15 students per class
(Class will be cancelled if there are fewer than minimum number of participants.)

★Class may vary depending on the course.
Please refer to the course guide for more details.

Comments from Participating Students

  • (U.S.A)
  • (Italy)
  • (Korea)
  • (Kenya)
  • (Taiwan)
  • (China)
Dates
Winter 1 :
Thursday, January 13, 2022–Thursday, February 3, 2022 (22 days, Online course)
Winter 2 : Monday, February 14, 2022 – Monday, February 28, 2022 (15 days, Online course)
Summer 1 :
3weeks from the early June, 2022
Summer 2 :
3weeks from the early July, 2022
Fees
Online Course: JPY77,500 JPY109,000
Face-to-face Course:Refer to the fees for Winter and Summer, 2021
    2weeks: Around JPY134,000-JPY164,000
    3weeks: Around JPY200,000-JPY258,000
     *Accommodation fee is included.
     *The fees vary with the type of accommodation. Please refer to the course guide for more details.
Campus
Kansai University Minami-senri International Plaza 
Access
Eligible Participants
Students who have foreign nationality and are enrolled in a college or university, or those who have graduated from college or university within one year of starting the course.
Application Period
Winter 1・2:
Monday, August 2, 2021 – Friday, November 19, 2021
Application Procedure
Please read the course guide carefully. Online registration form can be accessed from the QR code or the link as follows. Please send the necessary application documents by email to Center for International Education, Kansai University (ijlc@ml.kandai.jp ) by the due date.
Course guide
日本語English简体中文繁体中文한국어
Application Documents
(1) Online Registration Form
Winter1       Winter2
         
(2) Face Photograph (Color photo taken within 3 months), Scanned datum of student’s ID, Certificate of Enrollment from university (Certification Document issued by the university or other educational institution where the applicant is enrolled or affiliated.)
    ※To those who need a visa for a face-to-face course in Japan : scanned copy of passport
     (the page which your photo and passport number are included)

Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Course Online Japanese Language Step-up Session (3 Months)


IJLC offers two types of courses in Online Japanese Language Step-up Session.
JLPT Preparation Course is designed to help students pass JLPT N1 or N2. Practical Japanese Course is designed to help students acquire practical Japanese skills through discussions with Kansai University students, learning with newspaper articles and news and learning about Japanese society and culture.
All classes are conducted online, so students can take courses while attending university in their home countries.
*JLPT means Japanese-Language Proficiency Test

Class Levels

(1) JLPT Preparation Course
 ※The class will be decided by your choice at the time of application.
 ・Class One (Level to aim for N1)
 ・Class Two (Level to aim for N2)
(2) Practical Japanese Language Course
 ※Class placement will be determined by an interview (Zoom connection test and review) after application.
 ・Class One (JLPT N1-N2 level)
 ・Class Two (JLPT N3 level)
You can choose to take one course of (1) or (2) only, or take both courses of (1) and (2).

Course Period
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 – Wednesday, November 24, 2021
※Orientation only on Wednesday, September 8.
 Classes will begin on Monday, September 13.
Fees
For one course
・・・JPY70,000
For two courses
・・・JPY120,000
Eligible Participants
Students who have foreign nationality and are enrolled in a college or university, or those who have graduated from college or university within one year of starting the course.
JLPT N3 level or higher.
Application Period
Monday, April 19, 2021 – Friday, July 30, 2021 Application is closed
Application Procedure
Please read Course Guide carefully.
Online registration form can be accessed from the QR code or the link as follows. Please send the necessary application documents by email to Center for International Education, Kansai University by the due date.
ijlc@ml.kandai.jp
Course Guide
Course Guide can be downloaded here.
Application Documents
(1)Online Registration Form
        
(2)Face Photograph (Color photo taken within 3 months)
(3)Certification Document issued by the university or other educational institution where the applicant is enrolled or affiliated.
(Scanned datum of student’s ID, Certificate of Enrollment or Certificate of graduation etc.)
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