Kobe University, which is over 110 years old and one of the largest multi-faculty national universities in Japan, is widely recognized for its high level of academic activities.
Reflecting the international atmosphere of the city of Kobe, we continue to develop international links with universities worldwide in a range of subjects.
We have around 16,000 students at undergraduate and post graduate level in our 10 faculties and 15 graduate schools. The number of international students on campus is around 1,200 as of May, 2017. This 10 day ‘Summer Program in Japanese Language and Culture’ is aimed at students who are studying Japanese at overseas universities, with which we have academic agreements.
This program will focus on current issues in Japan, aimed at deepening understanding towards Japanese society and increasing competency in the ability to use Japanese language across the four major skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking.
Tuesday, July 3rd ～ Thursday, July 12th, 2018
3、Number of Participants
Undergraduate students who are registered at a university with which we have an academic exchange agreement, and have also attained at least N2 level of Japanese language proficiency.
1. Upper intermediate level Japanese language (totalling 30 hours)
□ Focus on current issues in Japan (education, society, language etc.)
□ Increase proficiency in using Japanese language by providing opportunities to use Japanese in real situations, covering the four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking.
2. Excursion to cultural sites in Japan
3. Exchange activities with Kobe University students
4. Task based assignments
6、Program Participation Fees
□ Program participation fee 30,000 JPY will cover the part of the accommodation fees. Kobe University will bear the rest of accommodation fees, costs related to class tuition fees and learning materials.
□ Participants will be responsible for travel expenses to/from Japan, daily living expenses (food and travel) and purchase of overseas travel insurance (illness, injury and indemnity).
The following are the required application documents. Please submit through your home university.
- Application Form (with photo)
- Written oath
- Letter of recommendation from your university
- Copy of passport
Thursday, April 5th, 2018