・Main courses exchange students can take
Courses offered in English: Exchange students can take courses according to their field of study and interest.
Japanese language courses: Courses are offered at various levels; from fundamental to super-advanced.
Register for the courses respectively after determining which courses to take. The registration procedures are to be explained in the orientation which will be held a week before the semester-classes begin. It is therefore necessary for exchange students to attend the orientation. Please note that failure to complete course registration will result in your class participation being disapproved for credits.
・Minimum Workload Requirement
Given a “Student” resident status, exchange students are required under the Immigration Control Law to complete academic load of more than 10 hours a week during the exchange period. Our classes are conducted on a 90-minute (1.5 hour) class period basis, therefore you must register for more than 7 courses to fulfill the condition set forth above.
・Grading and Evaluation System
The course lecturers give grades based on their own evaluation methods including examination, class attendance and other grade evaluation items, and represent them on a five-grade evaluation basis. The grade of 2 and above are graded pass and given credits.
Letter Grades on Transcript
90 and above
59 and below
The academic transcript of grades earned in 1st semester will be issued early in September, and that of grades earned in 2nd semester will be early in March. The original transcript is sent to your home institution.