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Studying abroad at Hirosaki University

Classification of international Students

Classification of international Students

Scholarship Classification

Japanese Government Scholarship International Students

Japanese Government Scholarship Students are those who are engaged in study or research at a university or some other institution under a Japanese Government (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) Scholarship.

Privately-Funded International Students

1) Overseas Government Scholarship Students
Overseas Government Scholarship Students are those who have been sent by their governments to promote development of human resources, and have been accepted into a Japanese university through the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

Malaysian Government Scholarship Students
Chinese Government Scholarship Students
Indonesian Government Scholarship Students

2) Privately-Funded Students
Privately-funded students are those other than Overseas Government Scholarship Students. They may be granted scholarships from Japanese prefectural governments or private organizations.

Students Status Classifications

Undergraduate Students

Applicants must be of non-Japanese nationality and have satisfactorily completed 12 years of schooling in a country other than Japan.

Applicants must first take the Japanese University Admission for International Students(EJU) administered by the Association of International Education, Japan, and then pass the entrance examination of Hirosaki University to be accepted.
Those Students who are enrolled in a four-year degree course will be awarded a bachelor’s degree after obtaining the specified number of credits in their course.

Graduate Students

Applicants must be graduates from an accredited university or those who have satisfactorily completed 16 years of schooling in a country other than Japan.
Both Japanese Government Scholarship students and privately-funded students must pass the entrance examination of the faculty they wish to enter.
Those students who are enrolled in a master’s degree course for two years or more will be awarded a master’s degree after obtaining the specified number of credits in their course.

Research Students

Undergraduate Research Students:
Applicants must be university graduates, or must have satisfactorily completed 16 years of schooling in a country other than Japan.

Graduate Research Students:
Applicants must be university graduates with a master’s degree.
The selection of research students is based on the examination of submitted documents.
Research students will be engaged in research work under the guidance of their academic adviser for a year.
Should students wish to extend their period of research, they should apply to a graduate-course committee for an examination.

Auditors

Undergraduate Auditors
Applicants must be high school graduates.

Graduate Auditors:
Applicants must be university graduates.
The selection of auditors is based on the examination of submitted documents.
(Auditors must take 7 or more classes [10 hours] per week.)
The period of study granted to auditors is 6 months or one year. They can apply for an extension to continue their studies.

Subject Students

Undergraduate Subject Students:
Applicants must be high school graduates.
The selection of subject students is based on the examination of submitted documents.
(Subject students must take 7 or more classes [10 hours] per week.)
Credit will be given if the student passes the examination.

Graduate Subject Students:
Applicants must be university graduates.
The Selection of subject students is based on the examination of submitted documents.
(Subject students must take 7 or more classes [10 hours] per week.)
Credit will be given if the student passes the examination.

Special Auditors

Applicants must be enrolled in their home university.
The Selection of special auditors is based on discussion between cooperating universities and examination of submitted documents.
(Special auditors must take 7 or more classes [10 hours] per week.)
Credit will be given if the student passes the examination.

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