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Japanese Language

About Japanese Classes

The Center for International Education, Kumamoto University (CIE) offers Japanese language classes as below.

        Please see this page for "Japanese Class Guidebook"

Japanese Language Classes (General Education Classes)

Undergraduate students, including students in the Short-Term Exchange Program, students in the Japanese Studies Program students may enroll in most of these classes for academic credits.

Although the classes are also available for graduate students, special auditors/special research students in graduate schools, research students, and researchers, these classes are non-credit for these students.*
*For those who take the Japanese classes as non-credit, you will register the class with audit class code on SOSEKI System (From 2022AY)

Please see this page for applications and class details.

Intensive Japanese Course

This non-credit course is for “Intensive Japanese course for Japanese Government Scholarship students”, “Teacher-Training students”, and “Japan - Korea-Joint Government Scholarship students."

Please see this page for the application and course details.

Japanese Language Course for Beginners

This non-credit course is desinged to help obtain the basic Japanese language skills required in daily lives for Kumamoto University students, researchers and their spouses.

Please see this page for the application and course details.

Please see "the Japanese Language Course News & Event" for more information on Japanese language.

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