Kokugakuin University, Japan

Which programmes can I study at Kokugakuin University?

Japanese & Intercultural Communication BA (Hons) (2nd year of 3 year degree) 
Japanese & TESOL BA (Hons) (2nd year of 3 year degree) 
Japanese, English Language & Linguistics BA (Hons) (3rd year of 4 year degree)
Japanese, Intercultural & Contemporary Communication BA (Hons) (3rd year of 4 year degree)
Japanese, TESOL & Linguistics BA (Hons) (3rd year of 4 year degree)


Academic Information 

Number of credits required: 12-16 Japanese credits per semester; 24-32 Japanese credits per year.


Academic Calendar

Semester 1 Late September until Late January (approximate dates)

Semester 2 Early April until Late July (approximate dates)

More detailed term dates 

Accommodation abroad

Please arrange your accommodation with Kokugakuin University following your acceptance. Rooms are approx 70,000 JPY. For more information, please visit the accommodation webpage



Please ensure you have an up to date passport that expires no earlier than six 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. So if you do have any visa-related questions you will need to contact the appropriate Embassy directly.



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


More information

Kokugakuin University website 

Fact Sheet 2018/19 Kokugakuin

Study abroad ambassadors:

Jordan Burgess, jordan.burgess@yorksj.ac.uk 

Jason Dale, jason.dale@yorksj.ac.uk 

Julia Jagus, julia.jagus@yorksj.ac.uk 


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