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Study Abroad destinations

International Christian University

Tokyo, Japan

What you can study

CourseWhen you can study
Japanese, TESOL and Linguistics BA 3rd year, full year
Japanese, Intercultural Communication and Linguistics BA 3rd year, full year

Academic information

Choosing your modules

You need to gain the following credits from your modules: 

  • 12 to 16 Japanese credits per semester
  • 24 to 32 Japanese credits per year. 

The module catalogue can be found on the International Christian University website.

Academic calendar

The academic year is split into three semesters: 

  • Semester 1: Early September until Late November (approximate dates)

  • Semester 2: Early December until Late March (approximate dates)

  • Semester 3: Early April until Late June (approximate dates)

Visit the International Christian University website for a full list of academic dates. 


Accommodation abroad

Students need to apply for 'On-Campus' accommodation or can go private through an ICU agent.

More information on costs can be found on the International Christian University website.

Costs and visas

Insurance and additional costs

Students are required to enrol in the Japanese National Insurance System which costs approximately ¥1000 a month.


Please make sure you have an up to date passport that expires no earlier than 6 months after you intend to return.

You will be provided with guidance and documentation from the partner university but it will be your responsibility to obtain the correct visa. Neither the Study Abroad team here or at the partner university are qualified to offer consultations or detailed advice regarding visa applications.

Immigration laws are complex and subject to frequent changes. If you do have any visa-related questions you will need to contact the appropriate Embassy directly.

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