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Regular Program (Short-term Course):Application Information

Meeting 5 days a week (9:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.), the Regular Program offers an opportunity for intensive Japanese learning with immediate business and practical application. Depending on the student’s time frame and visa status, the Program is split into a 2-year General Course and a Short-term Course.

Apply for the ‘2-year General Course’

Apply for the Short-term Course For those who will register anew every term (3 months) with anon-student visa

Important Dates

  Fall Term 2016
(Oct. – Dec.)
Winter Term 2017
(Jan. – Mar.)
Spring Term 2017
(Apr. – June)
Summer Term 2017
(July – Sep.)
Application Periods Aug. 8 – Sep. 16, 2016 Nov. 7 – Dec. 13, 2016 Feb. 13 - Mar. 21, 2017 May 15 - June 20, 2017
Level Check Test for New Students Sep. 20, 2016 Dec. 14, 2016 Mar. 22, 2017 June 21, 2017
Instruction Begins Oct. 11, 2016 Jan. 16, 2017 Apr. 10, 2017 July 10, 2017
Instruction Ends Dec. 21, 2016 Mar. 24, 2016 June 23, 2017 Sep. 22, 2017
School Holidays Nov. 3, 23 Mar. 20 May 1-5 July 17, Aug. 11–18, Sep. 18

Note: We will accept application after the application period if there is a vacancy.

Flow from application through entrance

1.Inquire now!

TEL 03-3359-9600 Inquiry Form

Reception hours:
9:00 – 19:30 on Mon. - Thu. / 9:00 – 17:00 on Fri.

2.Send the Application Forms and related documents by e-mail

Send the application materials to the JLI office by e-mail within the application period. Submit the originals to the office when you come to the office.

3.The admission results will be notified to the applicants by e-mail or by phone upon careful consideration and selection.

4.Take the Level-check Test

You will be placed to an appropriate class based on the result of the Level–check Test. For those unable to attend one of the placement tests listed above, please contact the office at jli-info@nichibei.ac.jp

5.Remit the admission fee and tuition by the specified date.

After confirming remittance, the JLI will notify you of the completion of the entrance procedures.

Reduced Tuition for Incomplete Attendance (For Short-term Course Only)

If, at the time of application, you know in advance which lessons you will be missing and make a request for tuition reduction accordingly, we arrange for a special reduced tuition for incomplete attendance, prorating it in accordance with the actual period of class sessions you will be taking. It will be calculated on a weekly basis.

Note: There are detailed rules for discount and reduce tuition. Please contact the JLI office for further information.

Application Forms and related documents

Document A: Application for Admission-pdf Download Document A: Application for Admission-Excel Download

Document B: Objective for studying Japanese-pdf Download Document B: Objective for studying Japanese-Excel Download

Document C: Personal History for studying Japanese-pdf Download Document C: Personal History for studying Japanese-Excel Download

  • One picture (4cm x 3cm)
  • Affix one picture of yourself, taken clearly without a hat or background scenery, facing front, to Document A.
  • A copy of either your Residence Card (both sides) or passport
  • This is for the purpose of verifying your personal information, including name and birthday, as well as the eligibility and duration of your stay.