Enrollment guide

School term

Level Primary, Pre-Intermediate , Intermediate, AdvancedⅠ, AdvancedⅡ
Term Enrolled in April: 2 years Enrolled in July: 1 year 9 months Enrolled in October: 1 year 6 months Enrolled in January: 1 year 3 months
Class Part 1: 4 hours in the morning  Part 2: 4 hours in the afternoon ※School will designate which part (morning or afternoon) student takes.
Class hours per week Monday through Friday; Total 20 hours a week (4 classes a day, 1 lass 45 minutes)

Holidays

Holiday Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, and other school-designated holidays
Vacation Spring vacation: Mid-March ~ Early April (about 3 weeks) Summer vacation: August (about 1 month) Autumn vacation: Late September ~ Early October (about 1 week) Winter vacation: Late-December ~ Early January (about 2 weeks)

Application Period

KIJ Language Institute Main school

Enrollment Period for Document Submission Immigration Application Announcement of Immigration Results
April enrollment (40 students) September 1st of the previous year to mid-November Early December of the previous year End of February to early March
July enrollment (20 students) December 1st of the previous year to mid-February Early March End of May to early June
October enrollment (20 people) March 1 to mid-May Early June End of August to early September
January enrollment (20 students) June 1st of the previous year to mid-August Early September of the previous year From the end of November to the beginning of December of the previous year

KIJ Language Institute Tokyo school

Enrollment period (capacity) Period of submission of documents Apply to the Immigration Bureau Announcement of results
April enrollment (40 students) September 1 to January Mid-October Late November of the previous year Late February to early March
July enrollment (20 students) December 1 of the previous year to mid-January of the same year Late February Late May to early June
October enrollment (20 people) March 1 to mid-April Late May Late August to early September
January enrollment (20 students) From June 1 to mid-July of the previous year Late August of the previous year Late November to early December of the previous year

Scholarship

Ministry of Education Encouragement Fee for Foreign students

360,000 yen  30,000 yen/month

KIJ Language Institute: Award to 2 ~ 3 students, once a year, based on grades, attendance and attitude of studying. KIJ Language Institute,Tokyo: Award to 1 ~ 2 students, once a year, based on grades, attendance and attitude of studying.

School’s scholarship

Students with outstanding achievements and high attendance proportion will be awarded at the end of the semester after being considered and evaluated by the school.

1.Reward of Headmaster 50,000 yen For outstanding students whose academic assessment is above A mark and attendance proportion is above 98%.

2.Reward of Effort 20,000 yen For students whose academic assessment above is A mark, attendance proportion is above 95%, and grade is top in their class.

3.Reward of perfect attendance 10,000 yen For students who are not absent, come to school late or leave school early during a semester. (Spring semester/Autumn semester).

4.Reward of encouragement 20,000 yen 1.Reward of 20,000 yen for students who pass JLPT N1 while enrolled at this school. 2.Reward of 10,000 yen for students, from countries without Kanji, who pass the JLPT N2 while enrolled at this school.

5.Reward of special perfect attendance 1000 yen/month For students who are not absent, come to school late or leave school early during the whole term (award at the time of graduation).

Application process

STEP1
The applicant, an intermediary agency, or a representative in Japan attaches the preliminary survey chart and a copy of the final academic certificate and sends it to our school by fax or email.
STEP2
We will notify the applicant, intermediary agency, or representative in Japan about the interview or examination date.
STEP3
Hold interview and written exam in applicants’ country, or interview through the internet.
STEP4
Results will be sent to the applicant.
STEP5
The applicant sends documents to us along with an entrance examination fee of \20,000 by post mail. ※This money will be returned if the applicant does not pass our in-school application document screening.
STEP6
Send "admission letter" to the applicant upon passing the application document screening.
STEP7
The school will apply to the Osaka Immigration Bureau, Kobe Branch for an " authorization of resident eligibility” for the applicant.
STEP8
Notify the applicant by either fax or by e-mail with the e-document attached if the “authorization of resident eligibility” is issued. The applicant will then transfer one year’s worth of school expenses to the school’s designated bank account by the designated date.
STEP9
Once the bank transfer is confirmed, the original " authorization of resident eligibility” will be sent to the student.
STEP10
The applicant shall apply to the Japanese embassy or consulate in his/her own country for a student visa using the "admission letter", the "authorization of resident eligibility” and his/her passport while the "authorization of resident eligibility” is valid, and shall then receive his/her visa. Note: If the Japanese embassy or consulate refuses to issue a student visa, we will refund all the school expenses remitted except for the entrance examination fee and enrollment fee.
STEP11
The applicant will notify the school of his/her scheduled arrival date in Japan.
STEP12
The applicant will enter Japan.