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Studying abroad at Hirosaki University

Undergraduate Student

Undergraduate Student

Undergraduate Admissions

In order to enter Degree programs, students have to take and pass the entrance examinations and an interview conducted by Hirosaki University. Following are the general information on eligibility, selection method, and admission information for Undergraduates.

○Eligibility

1. Applicants must be foreign nationals who do not hold Japanese nationality and have successfully completed 12 years of school education or the equivalent. Those who are expected to graduate by March of the year they are entering are also eligible.

2. Possession of International Baccalaureate Diploma or Possession of Abitur Diploma and being at least eighteen years of age by March of the year you enter the university

Note: Applicants are required to take “the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)” administered by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) in the year preceding the application.

Note: Since most undergraduate classes are taught in Japanese, advanced level of Japanese language skill is required in order to be enrolled as undergraduate students. Many degree-seeking international undergraduate students first study Japanese courses at private language schools before entering Hirosaki University

○Selection Method

Entrance Examination for Privately-financed International Students is conducted by each Faculty. Students are selected based on the combination of faculty examinations, interview, the test results of EJU, and academic records. Examination subjects vary according to each Faculty. Please refer to the website of Admissions Department for respective information.

○How to apply

Ⅰ. Obtain Application Information and Application Forms
Application information is available on the website of Admissions Department. However in order to apply, applicants have to obtain the original application forms. The Admissions Department distributes application forms at certain period usually once a year.

Ⅱ. Apply
Send the Admissions Department the necessary application materials by post. Must reach by the deadline, late arrival would not be considered for admission.

Ⅲ. Taken the Examination
All examinations are conducted in the end of February at Hirosaki University. Applicants should make arrangement to come to Hirosaki at this time

【Reference】
○Hirosaki University Admission Office, Admission Information
http://www.hirosaki-u.ac.jp/~nyu/01_gakubu/01-3shiryo.html

○JASSO, Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)
http://www.jasso.go.jp/ryugaku/study_j/eju/index.html

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