Study in Kobe

Application Schedule at a Glance

This chart applies to the Inter-University Student Agreements only. For information on the Inter-Faculty Student Agreements, students should consult with their home university's international office or relevant office. 

  Spring Semester Fall Semester
Nomination Deadline October 20th April 20th
Application Deadline November 1st May 1st
Application Result Late December Late June
Acceptance Package Arrival
(Necessary Documents for Visa Application) *1
Late February Late August
Dormitory Allocation Result Early March Early September
Recommended Arrival Dates Late March Late September
Semester Starts April 1st October 1st
Semester Ends (exams) Early August Early February
Academic Transcript Issuance Late September to Early October Late March to Early April

*1) Students can start their visa applications at the Embassy of Japan in each country after receiving an acceptance package.