Sunday, August 25, 2019

[Bachelor and Master Degree] Japanese Language Program Winter 2020 – Meiji University (Scholarship Offered)

Following up on it summer 2019 program, the Meiji University Japanese Language Education Center will offer a short-term Japanese Language Program in winter 2020.

The program cultivates study of Japanese language, culture and society from various aspects.

Highly motivated participants can expect Meiji University’s up-to-date educational, media and support facilities to meet their every need. Japanese students will support your study of Japanese and join various events with you.

Why not come to central Tokyo and Meiji University this winter to learn “living” Japanese and Japanese culture?
Get ready for the exciting new experience that awaits you

Program Levels
  • Introductory Class: For students who have studied Hiragana, Katakana, and basic expressions. (approximately 50 hours of study)
    Please study Hiragana, Katakana and Basic Greetings by Meiji University e-learning system ( joining the program. The Class will be conducted that you have prior knowledge of Hiragana.– Beginner Class: For students with very basic knowledge of Japanese, able to read Hiragana and Katakana and understand and use basic Japanese. JLPT N5 preparatory level.
  • Pre-intermediate Class: For students who can understand and use beginner’s level Japanese. JLPT N4 preparatory level.
  • Intermediate Class: For students understanding Japanese which is used in everyday situations for a certain degree.
  • JLPT N3 preparatory level.
*JLPT: Japanese Language Proficiency Test
*The class will be decided at the placement test conducted on the orientation

Fee & Accommodation

Fee Course A: Program Fee + Accommodation Fee (Hotel)
*About 20 minute commute by train and walking
*Check-in: 3 February, Check Out: 21 February
*Meals are not included
*Transportation: About 320 yen/day
Course B: Program Fee + Accomodation Fee (Homestay)
*60-90 minute commute by train and walking / bus.
*Check-in: 3 February, Check Out: 21 February
*Breakfast and dinner included
*Transportation: About 2,000 yen/day
Course C: Program Fee only
*Students who need assistance obtaining the visa cannot choose this course.
*Meiji University will not arrange your accommodation. Please find by yourself.
*Program Fee includes:
Tuition, field-trips, educational materials
*Does not include:
Accommodation fee, airfare, domestic travel expenses, insurance, meals and other living expenses
*We may not be able to arrange the homestay due to your special requirements or circumstances. In that case, we will inform you one month before the program starts. Homestay Company will arrange a hotel instead and extra charges will be added. It is different from Course A's hotel.
*You cannot change the course after the application.


  • Japanese Language Program has been selected as one of Student Exchange Support Programs (Scholarship for Short-term Study in Japan) sponsored by JASSO.
  • Meiji University will offer a scholarship (JPY 80,000) on the last day of the program to participants who are either undergraduate or graduate students of Meiji University’s partner institution and meet requirements set by JASSO.
  • After applying for the program we will send the application materials to your e-mail address within 2 weeks. To apply for the scholarship, applicants need to submit Official Transcript (With seal of your university on it. It has to be written in Japanese or English.)
  • Please be advised that JASSO’s final decision if the applicants can grant the scholarship or not will be done at the end of January 2020. We cannot inform if applicants can grant the scholarship or not before paying the fee of the program.
*Please note that not all applicants are guaranteed to receive the scholarship.
The screening will be conducted among the applicants.
How to Apply:
Please apply online from the website HERE. After applying, a reply will be automatically sent to your e-mail address. If you do not receive a reply, please contact 
10 October 2019