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2014 Entrance Examination Schedule for Undergraduate programs

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be foreign nationals who do not hold Japanese nationality and have successfully completed 12 years of school education or the equivalent. Those who are expected to graduate by March 31 of the year they are entering are also eligible.
  • Those who have taken "Examinations for Japanese University for International Students (EJU)" and the examinations conducted by each Faculty, and earned sufficient scores required by the Faculty.

Selection Method

"Entrance Examination for Privately-financed International Students" is conducted by each Faculty. Students are selected based on the combination of faculty examinations, interview, the test results of EJU, and academic records. Examination subjects vary according to each Faculty. Please refer to the list of Faculty for respective information.

Examination Category

A: Special examination exclusively for international students.

B1: Examination for both international and Japanese students. Special consideration will be given to international students.

B2: Examination for both international and Japanese students. No special consideration will be given to international students.

C: Examination on request by international students. Specific arrangements are made on ad hoc basis.

Letters

Examinations for Japanese University Admission for International Students (Held every June and November)  

Required examination subjects:

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Japan and the World

3. Mathematics (Course 1 or 2)

Examination method Examination category B1
Examination subject, etc.

A. Japanese

B. Mathematics

C. Foreign language (Choose 1 from English, German, French and Chinese)

D. Interview

Application and admission schedule Application period

Jan. 27 - Feb. 5, 2014

Apply by post

Examination date & place Feb. 25, 2014 at Kobe University
Result notification date Mar. 8, 2014
Enrollment procedure and date Come to the University on March 14th to submit the receipt of admission fee
Samples of past examinations Available on the University's homepage
Admission quota 1 – 3 students
2013 Examination results Applied 2
Admitted 0
Number of privately-financed students 0

 

Intercultural Studies

 Examinations for Japanese University Admission for International Students (Held every June and November)  

Required examination subjects:

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Japan and the World

3. Mathematics (Course 1 or 2)

Examination method Examination category B1
Examination subject, etc.

A. Japanese (modern writings)

B. Foreign language (Choose 1 from English, German and French)

C. Interview

Application and admission schedule Application period Jan. 27 - Feb. 5, 2014

Apply by post

Examination date & place Feb. 25, 2014 at Kobe University
Result notification date Mar. 8, 2014
Enrollment procedure and date Come to the University on March 14th to submit the receipt of admission fee
Samples of past examinations Available on the University's homepage
Admission quota 1 – 3 students
2013 Examination results Applied 12
Admitted 4
Number of privately-financed students 3

 

Human Development

Departments

1. Human Development and Education

2. Human Behavior

 Examinations for Japanese University Admission for International Students (Held every June and November)  

Required examination subjects:

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Japan and the World

3. Mathematics (Course 1 or 2)

Examination method Examination category B1
Examination subject, etc.

A. Japanese (except Japanese classical literature and Chinese classical literature.)

B. Science (choose 2 from physics, chemistry, biology and physical geography)

C. Mathematics

D. Foreign language (choose 1 from English, German, French and Chinese)

* Choose A or B, but take both C and D.

E. Interview

Application and admission schedule Application period

Jan. 27 - Feb. 5, 2014

Apply by post

Examination date & place Feb. 25, 2014 at Kobe University
Result notification date Mar. 8, 2014
Enrollment procedure and date Come to the University on March 14th to submit the receipt of admission fee
Samples of past examinations Available on the University's homepage
Admission quota 1 – 3 students
2013 Examination results Applied 0
Admitted 0
Number of privately-financed students 0
Department Human Expression
 Examinations for Japanese University Admission for International Students (Held every June and November)  

Required examination subjects:

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Japan and the World

3. Mathematics (Course 1 or 2)

Examination method Examination category B1
Examination subject, etc.

<Examination with practical skills>

A. Japanese (except Japanese classical literature and Chinese classical literature.)

B. Science (choose 1 from physics, chemistry, biology and physical geography)

C. Mathematics

D. Foreign language (choose 1 from English, German, French and Chinese) * Choose 1 out of A, B (select one from physics, chemistry, biology and physical geography),C or D.

E. Interview

F. Practical

<Examination without practical skills >

A. Japanese (except Japanese classical literature and Chinese classical literature.)

B. Science (choose 1 from physics, chemistry, biology and physical geography)

C. Mathematics

D. Foreign language (choose 1 from English, German, French and Chinese) * Choose 2 from A,B (select one from physics, chemistry, biology and physical geography),C or D, but cannot take both A and B.

E. Interview

Application and admission schedule Application period

Jan. 27 - Feb. 5, 2014

Apply by post

Examination date & place Feb. 25-26, 2014

* For Music Practical Occasionally Feb.27, 2014

at Kobe University
Result notification date Mar. 8, 2014
Enrollment procedure and date Come to the University on March 14th to submit the receipt of admission fee
Samples of past examinations Available on the University's homepage
Admission quota 1 – 3 students
2013 Examination results Applied 0
Admitted 0
Number of privately-financed students 0
Department Human Environmental Science
 Examinations for Japanese University Admission for International Students (Held every June and November)  

Required examination subjects:

<Liberal Arts>

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Japan and the World

3. Mathematics (Course 1 or 2)

<Science>

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Mathematics (Course 2)

3. Science (choose 2 from physics, chemistry and biology)

Examination method Examination category B1
Examination subject, etc.

Examinations for:

<Liberal Arts Major>  

A. Japanese (except Japanese classical literature and Chinese classical literature.)

B. Mathematics

C. Foreign language (Choose 1 from English, German, French and Chinese)

D. Interview

<Science Major >  

A. Mathematics

B. Science (Choose 2 from physics, chemistry, biology and physical geography)

C. Foreign language (Choose 1 from English, German, French and Chinese)

D. Interview

Application and admission schedule Application period

Jan. 27 - Feb. 5, 2014

Apply by post

Examination date & place Feb. 25, 2014 at Kobe University
Result notification date Mar. 8, 2014
Enrollment procedure and date Come to the University on March 14th to submit the receipt of admission fee
Samples of past examinations Available on the University's homepage
Admission quota 1 – 3 students
2013 Examination results Applied 0
Admitted 0
Number of privately-financed students 0

 

Law

Examinations for Japanese University Admission for International Students (Held every June and November)  

Required examination subjects:

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Japan and the World

3. Mathematics (Course 1 or 2)

* NOTE: Exams 2 and 3 will be conducted in Japanese

Examination method Examination category A
Examination subject, etc.

A. Composition

B. Interview

Application and admission schedule Application period

Jan. 27 - Feb. 5, 2014

Examination date & place Feb. 27, 2014 at Kobe University
Result notification date Mar. 8, 2014
Enrollment procedure and date Come to the University on March 14th to submit the receipt of admission fee
Samples of past examinations Not available
Admission quota 1 – 3 students
2013 Examination results Applied 16
Admitted 5
Number of privately-financed students 19

 

Economics

Examinations for Japanese University Admission for International Students (Held every June and November)  Required examination subjects:

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Japan and the World

3. Mathematics (Course 1 or 2)

Examination method Examination category B1
Examination subject, etc.

A. Japanese (except Japanese classical literature and Chinese classical literature.)

B. Mathematics

C. English

D. Interview

Application and admission schedule Application period

Jan. 27 - Feb. 5, 2014

Apply by post

Examination date & place Feb. 25, 2014 at Kobe University
Result notification date Mar. 8, 2014
Enrollment procedure and date Come to the University on March 14th to submit the receipt of admission fee
Samples of past examinations Available on the University's homepage
Admission quota 1 – 3 students
2013 Examination results Applied 1
Admitted 0
Number of privately-financed students 0

 

Business Administration

Examinations for Japanese University Admission for International Students (Held every June and November)  

Required examination subjects:

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Mathematics (Course 1 or 2)

3. Science (choose 2 from physics, chemistry and biology)  

or

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Mathematics (Course 1 or 2)

3. Japan and the World

Examination method Examination category B1
Examination subject, etc.

A. Japanese (except Chinese classical literature.)

B. Mathematics

C. English

D. Interview

Application and admission schedule Application period

Jan. 27 - Feb. 5, 2014

Apply by post

Examination date & place Feb. 25, 2014 at Kobe University
Result notification date Mar. 8, 2014
Enrollment procedure and date Come to the University on March 14th to submit the receipt of admission fee
Samples of past examinations Available on the University's homepage
Admission quota 1 – 3 students
2013 Examination results Applied 0
Admitted 0
Number of privately-financed students 3

 

Science

Examinations for Japanese University Admission for International Students (Held every June and November)  

Required examination subjects:

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Mathematics (Course 2)

3. Science (For Mathematics Department and Earth and Planetary Science Department: choose 2 from physics, chemistry and biology;

For Physics Department: physics and choose 1 from chemistry and biology;

For Chemistry Department: physics and chemistry;

For Biology Department: chemistry and biology)

Examination method Examination category B1
Examination subject, etc.

A. Mathematics

B. Science (For Mathematics Department, Biology Department and Earth and Planetary Science Department : choose 2 from physics, chemistry, biology and physical geography;

For Physics Department: physics and choose 1 from chemistry, biology and physical geography;

For Chemistry Department: chemistry and choose 1 from physics, biology and physical geography;

C. English

D. Interview (For Mathematics Department and Chemistry Department)

Application and admission schedule Application period

Jan. 20 - 24, 2014

Apply by post

Examination date & place Feb. 25, 2014 at Kobe University
Result notification date Mar.8, 2014
Enrollment procedure and date Come to the University on March 14th to submit the receipt of admission fee
Samples of past examinations Available on the University's homepage
Admission quota 1 – 3 students
2013 Examination results Applied 2
Admitted 1
Number of privately-financed students 9

 

Medicine

Examinations for Japanese University Admission for International Students (Held every June and November)  

Required examination subjects:

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Science (choose 2 from physics, chemistry and biology)

3. Mathematics (Course 2)

Examination method Examination category B1
Examination subject, etc.

A. Mathematics

B. Science (choose 2 from physics, chemistry and biology)

C. English

D. Interview

Application and admission schedule Application period

Jan. 27 - Feb. 5, 2014

Apply by post

Examination date & place Feb. 25, 2014 at Kobe University
Result notification date Mar. 8, 2014
Enrollment procedure and date Come to the University on March 14th to submit the receipt of admission fee
Samples of past examinations Available on the University's homepage
Admission quota 1 – 3 students
2013 Examination results Applied 2
Admitted 0
Number of privately-financed students 1

 

Health Sciences

Examinations for Japanese University Admission for International Students (Held every June and November)  

Required examination subjects:

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Science (choose 2 from physics, chemistry and biology)

3. Mathematics (Course 1 or 2)

Examination method Examination category B1
Examination subject, etc.

A. Mathematics

B. Science (choose 1 from physics, chemistry and biology)

C. Foreign language (choose 1 from English, German, French and Chinese however,except one's native language)

D. Interview

Application and admission schedule Application period

Jan. 27 - Feb. 5, 2014

Apply by post

Examination date & place Feb. 25, 2014 at Kobe University
Result notification date Mar. 8, 2014
Enrollment procedure and date Come to the University on March 14th to submit the receipt of admission fee
Samples of past examinations Available on the University's homepage
Admission quota 1 – 3 students
2013 Examination results Applied 0
Admitted 0
Number of privately-financed students 0

 

Engineering

Examinations for Japanese University Admission for International Students (Held every June and November)  

Required examination subjects:

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Science (choose 2 from physics, chemistry and biology)

3. Mathematics (Course 2)

Examination method Examination category B1
Examination subject, etc.

A. Mathematics

B. Science (physics and chemistry)

C. English

D. Interview

Application and admission schedule Application period

Jan. 27 - Feb. 5, 2014

Apply by post

A prior Screening by Jan. 14

Examination date & place Feb. 25, 2014 at Kobe University
Result notification date Mar. 8, 2014
Enrollment procedure and date Come to the University on March 14th to submit the receipt of admission fee
Samples of past examinations Available on the University's homepage
Admission quota 1 – 3 students
2013 Examination results Applied 16
Admitted 9
Number of privately-financed students 8

 

Agriculture

Examinations for Japanese University Admission for International Students (Held every June and November)  

Required examination subjects:

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Science (choose 2 from physics, chemistry and biology)

3. Mathematics (Course 2)

Examination method Examination category B1
Examination subject, etc.

A. Mathematics

B. Science (choose 2 from physics, chemistry, biology and physical geography)

C. English

D.Interview

Application and admission schedule Application period

Jan. 27 - Feb. 5, 2014

Apply by post

Examination date & place Feb. 25, 2014 at Kobe University
Result notification date Mar. 8, 2014
Enrollment procedure and date Come to the University on March 14th to submit the receipt of admission fee
Samples of past examinations Available on the University's homepage
Admission quota 1 – 3 students
2013 Examination results Applied 0
Admitted 0
Number of privately-financed students 0

 

Maritime Sciences

Examinations for Japanese University Admission for International Students (Held every June and November)  

Required examination subjects:

1. Japanese as a Foreign Language

2. Science (physics and chemistry)

3. Mathematics (Course 2)

Examination method Examination category B1
Examination subject, etc.

A. TOEFL score

B. Mathematics

C. Interview

Application and admission schedule Application period

Jan. 27 - Feb. 5, 2014

Apply by post

Examination date & place Feb. 25, 2014 at Kobe University
Result notification date Mar. 8, 2014
Enrollment procedure and date Come to the University on March 14th to submit the receipt of admission fee
Samples of past examinations Available on the University's homepage
Admission quota 1 – 3 students
2013 Examination results Applied 6
Admitted 4
Number of privately-financed students 0