Short-term Japanese Language Program (Winter 2024)

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a chance I can't participate in the program even if I sign up?
Yes, it is. In case that the number of applications exceeds the maximum number or your Japanese level does not match the level of class, you may not be accepted. 
Do you offer special support to obtain visas?
We provide visa support to applicants with our partner institutions. Applicants NOT with our partner institutions will not receive visa support, so please be sure to check the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for visa requirements before applying for the program.
*Cancellation policy shall apply even if you cancel due to inability to obtain a visa. Please be sure to confirm that you can obtain a visa before applying and paying for the program.
Can I receive any credits for this program?
No, this program does not provide credits. However, participants shall receive a certificate of completion. The certificate of completion includes your grade based on the determined by the program's evaluation criteria.
Does Meiji University provide transportation to and from the airport?
No, we don't . Participants are responsible for their own transportation between the airport, accommodations, and Meiji University Surugadai Campus.
Please refer to the following website for information on transportation from the airport.
NARITA airport HP    
HANEDA airport HP

Do I need to purchase insurance during my stay in Japan?
Participants of this program will be covered by inbound insurance(*) that the university subscribes to.
However, the coverage is only for the duration of the program and covers injuries and illnesses only. It does not cover property damage, etc.
In case participants wish to be covered for a period beyond the period covered by the inbound insurance or for other coverage, they are required to purchase overseas travel insurance on their own.
(*) For details on inbound insurance coverage, please click here.
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