Exchange program to Kokushikan University

Call for application for the exchange program to Kokushikan University for the period to study from March 2013 to February 2014. See the full conditions and the list of faculties!

Application deadline: 10 September 2012. Please submit the application form directly to Strategic and International Directorate!

Academic requirements

  1. Students who have completed two semesters at TF can apply for the student exchange
  2. Language Requirement
    • All classes are offered in Japanese
    • Undergraduate: We recommend having Japanese skills of the second level of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test or equivalent
    • Graduate: We recommend having Japanese skills of the first level of the Japanese
    • Language Proficiency Test or equivalent
    • However, if both the professor and student speak English, the student does not need to fulfill the Japanese Language skills requirement mentioned above.
Documents required
  1. Curriculum Vitae (english style), typed in English
  2. Transcript of Records of the last two completed semesters
  3. Application Form
  4. Official certificate of language proficiency
  5. Two Letters of Recommendation from different Departments of TF addressed to the International Department of TF
  6. Verification of finances for the following expenses have to be covered by the student (Average living costs are estimated as follows. This is only a modest budget.)
    • Utilities: ¥5000/month (including electricity, gas, water supplies)
    • Food: ¥30,000/month
    • Internet: ¥2,000 ~¥5,000/month (fee varies among dormitories)
    • Transportation:
      • from the University Dormitory
        • to Setagaya Campus: ¥0 (about 15 minutes walk)
        • to Machida Campus: ¥10,000/month (about 1 and half hour by train and bus)
      • trom Outside Dormitories Leased by Kokushikan University
        • to Setagaya Campus: ¥4,000/month (about 1 and half hour by train)
        • to Machida Campus: ¥10,000/month (about 1 hour by train and bus)
    • Health Insurance: ¥10,000/year
    • Dormitory:
      • University Dormitory or Outside Dormitories Leased by Kokushikan University
      • a Room with fixtures and furnishings: bed, desk, chair, closet. No Futon or Mattress (needs to be prepared or purchased)
      • Meal: not provided
      • room fee: approx. ¥10,000 - ¥12,000 per month for student’ ’s responsibility (Kokushikan Univ. will cover the difference between total accommodation cost and student’s obligation cost, as a scholarship for the exchange student)
      • Utilities (includes electricity, gas, water supplies and communication): Student is fully responsible for them.
Academic information Papers have to be submitted to the Strategic and International Directorate (former TFTI building, first floor, room 9.). Contact person: Eszter Kercsmarics ()

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