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2019 Autumn Japanese Program
( Term Period : September 28 - January 28 )

The Autumn Japanese Program is designed to meet the needs of those who are interested in acquiring a solid grounding in spoken and written Japanese as a basis for further careers knowledge of Japanese will be an asset.
The aim of the course is to enable students to handle everyday communication in Japanese.
(☆All classes will be lectured in English.☆)

To apply for 2019 Autumn Japanese Programs, please follow the process outlined below :

(1)Choosing the course:
Check the course details carefuly and choose your course.

(2)Appling for the course:
To apply, please download the application form<(Excel)or(PDF)> from "◇2019 Autumn Course Details◇" page and submit it to us by email or facsimile.
• FAX: 03-3238-4310
• Email: kookai-co(at)

When your application is completely submitted, we will mail you a transfer paper at the convenience store. Please pay the tuition fee via convenience store as soon as possible.
(We are sorry that credit card payment at our office is not available. We have a convenience store at Yotsuya Campus)

※Application Period:

#2401 "Beginners' Japanese" (Beginners Level-1) :
August 23 - Sept.20

#2402 "Essential grammar for meaningful communication in Japanese" (Beginners Level-2) :
August 23 - Sept.26

#2403 "Establish Confidence in Speaking Japanese! " (Pre-Intermediate) :
August 23 - Oct.3

#2404 "Japanese language and culture -To work at a University and a Company- "(Intermediate) :
August 23 - Sept.20

※Deadline of Apply

1. After your payment, the course transfer is limited by the course transfer deadline.
2. No transfer fees will be charged if you make a transfer at the convenience store stated on the transfer paper.
3. About one week before the course starts, we will decide whether the course opens according to the number of enrollments. Therefore, please mind that the course you have paid has a possibility to be cancelled. The refund is only for tuition fee. Any other cost (e.g. textbook, traveling costs, etc.) is not eligible.

(3)Confirming the Registration:
After we confirm your completed application and payment, we will mail you a registration card.
Check the title of your class and classroom printed on the card.
Tuition does not include textbook.
Please purchase the textbook of your course at a book store on our campus before the class starts.
(12% discount will be applied.)

*Kinokuniya Sophia Square (campus book store)
B1F (Bldg.2)/TEL. 03-3238-3092
☆Please ask the store hours and status of book stock by phone before you come to the store.

(4)Appling for the course after dead line :
Not acceptable.(except for class observers)

(5)Course Transfer:
The course transfer is acceptable before the due date.
The request to transfer is not acceptable by phone or e-mail, etc.
Please come to our office and apply by the due date.

※Course transfer deadline:

#2401, #2402, #2403, #2404:
October 24 (Thu.)

(6)Withdrawal & Refunds:
All requests for withdrawal and refunds should be informed to the Center for Extension Programs.

※Refund deadline:

#2401, #2402, #2403, #2404:
October 24 (Thu.)

The withdrawal which is submitted by its due date is needed a cancellation fee and tuition for each class day(s).
About the details, please see the section
<Withdrawal and Refunds> of Important Notes.
 ↑Click here!

☆Please note:
After the due date, no refunds will be given.

(7)Important notes:
1) You cannot acquire the credits of Sophia University even if you take Japanese language courses.
2) Applicant must have a status of residence that will allow him/her to remain in Japan until the end of the course. A temporary visitor visa is not acceptable.
3) Sophia University can not support your travel expenses, student visa and permission to stay in Japan.
4) Your withdrawal which is submitted by its due date is needed a cancellation fee and tuition fee for each class day(s). After its due date, no refund will be given. The refund is only for tuition fee. Any other cost (e.g. textbook, bank transfer fee, travel expenses, etc.) is not eligible.