Exchange Students from Sister Universities
We regularly accept exchange students from our sister universities in the U.K., France, Belgium, Finland, China, South Korea, etc. for the purpose of studying Japanese. The exchange students participate in undergraduate regular courses as well as a special Japanese Language and Culture courses. They stay at Fukuoka University’s International House during their study program.
|Academic Calendar||Spring Semester||Fall Semester|
|Semester Period||April – August||September – January|
|Application Deadline||October 20 of the previous year||March 20|
|How to apply||Please contact to the international office of your university where we inform the detailed information for application.|
Students who have passed JLPT N2 level or higher are eligible to take the regular undergraduate courses offered at the faculty that the student has been enrolled in. After receiving the appropriate application, Fukuoka University will decide the faculty according to the student’s field of study at his / her home university.
Japanese Language and Culture Course for Exchange Students
The Center for International Programs offers a Japanese language and culture course for exchange students who have not fulfilled the language requirement of undergraduate program (JLPT N2 or higher). The course is divided into intermediate and advanced levels. Students will take a placement test at the beginning of semester.
CJ1: JLPT N4 Level, CJ2 JLPT N3 Level
* Example of Timetable of Japanese Language and Culture Course
|09:00~10:30||CJ1 Speaking||CJ2 Grammar||CJ1 Kanji||CJ2 Speaking /Listening|
|CJ1 Grammar||CJ1 Writing||CJ1 Grammar|
|CJ2 Speaking||CJ2 Writing||CJ2 Reading|
|13:00~14:30||CJ2 Grammar||CJ1 Reading||CJ2 Integrated Japanese||CJ1 Speaking /Listening|
The International House is the residence hall for undergraduate and graduate degree students as well as exchange students. The house accommodates both Japanese and non-Japanese residents. All residents live in a private room equipped with a bathroom (toilet), bed, wardrobe, desk and chair, refrigerator, air conditioner and the wired LAN network. There is a common kitchen, dining room and laundry room on each floor. Exchange students have priority to live in the House.
|Dormitory entrance fee||33,000 yen* (required at the start of residing)
*16,500 yen for one-semester student
|Room fee||33,000 yen/month|
|Electricity, water and gas charges||Calculated according to usage|
|Fire insurance||Approx. 3,500 yen/year|
|Bedding pack||Approx. 4,000 yen|