Study Abroad destinations
Kobe University of Foreign Studies
What you can study
|Course||When you can study|
|Japanese, TESOL and Linguistics BA||3rd year, full year|
|Japanese, Intercultural Communication and Linguistics BA||3rd year, full year|
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.
You can see the module options on the Kobe City University of Foreign Studies website.
The academic year is split into 2 semesters:
- Semester 1: Early September to Early February
- Semester 2: Late March until Early August (approximate dates)
Visit the Kobe City University of Foreign Studies website for a full list of academic dates.
There are 2 housing facilities, costing approximately 24,000 Yen per month to 39,000 Yen per month, plus bills.
More details are available on the Kobe City University of Foreign Studies wesbite.
Costs and visas
Funding is available to help you with study abroad costs. Please see our Funding page for more details.
This information is about additional costs of studying at this host university. Please be aware that prices are subject to change, and the list may not be exhaustive.
We recommend looking at the host website, as well as entry requirements for the country, to get a full understanding of the costs involved.
Students are required to pay into:
- Japanese National Insurance - approximately 20,000 JPY per year
- Gakkensai (personal accident insurance) - approximately 1,000 JPY per year
- Futai-Gakuso (comprehensive insurance) - approximately 1,860 JPY per year
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.