Study in Kobe

Orientation for New International Students (Spring 2023)

  • Updated on January 18, 2023

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Orientation for International Students

 (only for newly enrolled students)

This will be held on the following days:

 For Date and Time (JST)  How to participate Registration 
  • MEXT students with
    Japanese language education at Global Education Center
Tuesday,
April 4, 2023
9:00-10:30
Face-to-face

 

not required

 

  • Kobe Japanese program (KJP) exchange students at Global Education Center
Tuesday,
April 4, 2023
10:30-12:00
  • Undergraduate students
    (MEXT program / privately financed)
Monday,
April 3, 2023
13:00-13:45
Hyflex Registration Deadline:
Monday,
March 27 
13:00 JST
Registration Form:
https://forms.office.com
/r/WgbQ6pa9Q1
  • Degree-seeking Graduate students
    (MEXT program / privately financed)
Monday,
April 3, 2023
14:00-16:00
Live-
stream
  • Research students
    (MEXT program / privately financed)
    *excluding MEXT students with Japanese language education at Global Education Center
Tuesday,
April 4, 2023
13:00-15:00
  • Exchange students (Undergraduate/Graduate)
    *excluding KJP exchange students at Global Education Center
Tuesday,
April 4, 2023
15:15-17:00

If you are unable to participate in the orientation but would like to receive the recorded video later, please register in advance using the form. 

All new international students (including those who are unable to attend the orientation in real-time) must watch the orientation video at the bottom of this page before enrollment. Japanese, English and Chinese versions are available. 

【Handouts for International Students' Orientation】

*To be updated in late March

1. Guidebook for International Students(Japanese / English / Chinese / Korean
2. Personal Accident Insurance for Students Pursuing Education and Research (PAS)
  The pamphlet / The guide 
3. Comprehensive Insurance for Students’ Lives Coupled with PAS For International Students
  The pamphlet 
4. Advising and counseling services for international students 
5. Disaster prevention information
6. Library Guides
7. Guidance on Security Export Control(English
  What is "Security Export Control"?
8. Recycling Rules(Japanese / English / Chinese / Korean / Vietnamese / Spanish / Portuguese
9. Event Information etc.   GEC Twitter   Career support

【Orientation Video】

*To be updated in late March

2022年度後期 全学留学生オリエンテーション(日本語Japanese)
Orientation for New International Students Autumn 2022(English)
2022秋季学期 新留学生入学说明会(简体中文Chinese) 

 

Guidance for Graduate Students

 (only for newly enrolled students)

Please register in advance to view the live-stream of the guidance session. This will be held on the following day:

 For Date and Time (JST)  How to participate  Registration 
  • Degree-seeking graduate students
  • Research students

*excluding exchange students

Friday,
April 7, 2023
- Japanese session
  17:00-18:00 
- English session
  18:10-19:10
 Live-stream

Registration Deadline:
Monday, April 3  13:00 JST
Registration Form:

https://forms.office.com/r/
5Mndn1qtdz

 

If you are unable to participate but wish to receive handouts later, please register in advance using the form.

 

Japanese Language Classes offered by GEC

*To be updated in late February

1.Japanese Classes Leaflet

2.Timetable: Intergrated Japanese Language classes

3.Timetable: Japanese Language and Japanese Studies classes