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Study Abroad destinations

Kwansei Gakuin University

Nishinomiya, 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 will 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 in the Kwansei Gakuin University module catalogue.  

Academic calendar

The academic year is split into 2 semesters: 

  • Semester 1: Mid September until mid January (approximate dates)
  • Semester 2: End of March until mid July (approximate dates)

Visit the Kwansei Gakuin University website for a full list of academic dates.


Accommodation abroad

Approximately 170,000 Yen to 400,000 Yen per semester. 

Information on all student accommodation is available on the Kwansei Gakuin 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 ensure 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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