Kwansei Gakuin University (Japan)

Which programmes can I study at Kwansei Gakuin 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.

Please see the module catalogue for Kwansei Gakuin University.


Academic Calendar

Semester 1 Mid September until Mid January (approximate dates)

Semester 2 End of March until Mid July (approximate dates)

Exact term dates


Accommodation abroad


¥35,000 - 52,500 per month

Information on all student accommodation is available on the Kwansei Gakuin University website.


Accommodation in York (Semester exchange)

York St John University accommodation is guaranteed for the semester you are not abroad.



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

Visit the Kwansei Gakuin University website


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