Orientation for New International Students (Spring 2020)

  • April 2, 2020
  • Event


Orientation for International Students

Date & Time
  *The same contents are presented. Please attend one of these. 

   (1st)     April 2 (Thu), 2020           13:30~16:30

   (2nd)    April 3 (Fri), 2020             13:30~16:30

   (3rd)     April 6 (Mon), 2020          13:30~16:30

Venue:                 Centennial Hall, Rokko Hall  (MAP, No.102)

Language:            Japanese-English Bilingual


1.   Student Life in Kobe University
  (Legal Procedures, Campus Life, Scholarships, Tuition waiver,  Health/Medical Information)
 2.Rules for garbage disposal
 3.Events Information
 4.(Break)Welcome Tea Party
 5.Guidance for Japanese Language Program

Handouts for International Students Orientation

*All documents will be uploaded in late March

Orientation PPT Slide (PDF)

  1. Guide book for International Students (PDF)
  2. Advising and counseling services for international students (PDF)
  3. Disaster prevention information (PDF)
  4. Kobe University Library Guide
  5. Guidance on Security Export Control
  6. Rules on recycle (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Spanish)
  7. Event Information

Japanese classes

  1. Time table (Integrated Japanese Language classes)
  2. Time Table (Japanese Language and Japanese Studies classes)
  3. Japanese Classes Leaflet (PDF)


Guidance for Degree-seeking Undergraduate Students

Date & Time
  ※The same contents are presented. Please attend one of these.

  (1st)     April 2 (Thu), 2020           16:00~16:30

  (2nd)    April 6 (Mon), 2020          16:00~16:30

Venue:                 Centennial Hall, Meeting room B  (MAP, No.102)

Contents:             Academic/General advices and tips for undergraduate students

Orientation for Graduate Students (Exchange students excluded) 

Date & Time:        April 6 (Mon), 2020            17:00~17:45

Venue:                 Center for International Education, Computer room (MAP, No.102)

Contents:             For Graduate-level (Research Students, Masters/Doctorate) students. Rules and academic advices for research study, tips on how to communicate with your academic advisors and Japanese students / research partners.

“Hiragana” Guidance 

Date & Time:    April 10 (Fri),2020     8:50~10:20

Venue:                 Center for International Education, Room 101 (MAP, No.102)

Contents:             This is a short introduction for students with no prior experience of Japanese. Please attend this session only if you are a beginner with no knowledge of Hiragana.


(Center for International Education)