For exchange students to Kobe University

August 22, 2018

For Prospective Incoming Students

Exchange Program Application  (2019 Spring Semester Enrollment)

Thank you for your interest in our student exchange program of Faculty of Global Human Sciences, Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, and Graduate School of Human Development and Environment, Kobe University in Japan.

Please read our FACT Sheet with application information first, then download the following documents. The application deadline for 2019 Spring (April) enrollment is November 10, 2018.

  1. To Partner Universities: Please submit your Nomination Sheet (KOBE UNIV_Student Exchange Nomination Sheet AY2019-2020.xlsx)  by October 20, 2018  for 2019 Spring (April) enrollment.  For Graduate Students, please choose the preferred Graduate School, in accordance with our Student Exchange Agreement.                    
  2. To Applicants: The application deadline for 2019 Spring (April) enrollment is November 10, 2018. We receive your application via Email Attachment.

Housing Information 
Housing application deadline is the same date as the exchange program application deadline. Please fill in the section "Accommodation" of the Exchange Program Application Form.

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September 28, 2018

For Current Exchange Students  (2018 Fall Semester)

Academic Information

Academic Calendar 
2018-2019.pdf

Available Courses for Exchange Students (2018 Fall Semester (3rd Quarter and 4th Quarter))

1)  Courses offered by the Faculty of Global Human Sciences, the Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, and the Graduate School of Human Development and Environment

      
【Faculty of Global Human Sciences 3rd and 4th Quarter Course List】                              
【Graduate School of Intercultural Studies Course List】





Please read "Kobe University Center for International Education (CIE) Japanese Language Program Guide.pdf  (October 1, 2018-February 8, 2019)".

  • ImportantJapanese Course Placement Test (J-CAT test) Test Taking Deadline: September 28, 2018 (Friday). If you wish to take J-CAT test, you need to register by September 24, 2018 (Monday). For details, please read the above Guide's page 3.
  • Online Syllabus  (Select "Faculties/Schools" →"Center for International Education") Please note that Japanese Language Courses are offered by Center for International Education(CIE) (English webpage is available, please click upper-right English Tab).
  • Please find timetables of classes offered by the CIE,  3 types of Japanese courses:
    A. Integrated Japanese language
    B. Japanese Language and Japanese Studies
    C. Intensive language course : For Intensive application, please submit
    Intensive CIE Form.xlsx before October 3, 2018 9AM to the GSP Office via an email attachment.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                             ※ Detailed orientation will be provided by the CIE at 09:30 on Saturday September 29, 2018 for all incoming international students. Please refer to the above CIE's website for class schedules of the above 3 types of Japanese courses for the 2018 3rd Quarter and the 4th Quarter. Please refer to the CIE's website for details.                                                                                                                                     
Kobe University: Useful Links
Kobe City and Student Life Useful Links
  • 【for newly arrived international students】 Frequently Asked Questions (Stores, WIFI, ATMs) FAQs_ 2018.09.21.pdf                                                                                                                    
  • Hyogo Disaster Prevention (Weather) Information                                                                                                                                     【Public Transportation】
  • Kobe City Bus and Subway 神戸市交通局                
  • Kobe New Transit CO., LTD  (Port Liner and Rokko Liner)    
  • West Japan Railway (JR西日本) Closest JR Station to Kobe Univ.: "Rokkomichi Station 六甲道駅"
  • Hankyu Railway(阪急電車)  Closest Station to Kobe Univ: "Rokko Station 六甲駅"
  • Hanshin Railway (阪神電車)Easiest Access Station to Kobe Univ: "Mikage Station 御影駅"                

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Archived Information
Last Updated March 16, 2018

Available Courses for Exchange Students (2018 Spring (1st Quarter and 2nd Quarter))


1)  【OVER-FYI】 Classes offered by the Faculty of Global Human Sciences and the Graduate School of Intercultural Studies

2018 Spring Semester (1st and 2nd Quarter) Time table

[Undergraduate Students]
  •  Timetable_Undergradaute.pdf                                                                                               Please note that classes are taught both at the Tsurukabuto 1st campus and 2nd campus. Please note that a high level  of Japanese proficiency is required for success in all classes offered at the Tsurukabuto 2nd campus.  
[Graduate Students]

Online Syllabus (Please select "Global Human Sciences" or "Intercultural Studies".)

2) 【OVER-FYI】 Kobe University Education Program on Current Japan (KU-EPOCJ)
    3)  【OVER-FYI】 Japanese Language Courses offered by Center for International Education (CIE).
      *Japanese Language Courses are conducted by Center for International Education(CIE).
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      *In case you fill in the forms as PDF format on our Web site, please use the Adobe Reader.