Center for Japanese LanguageWaseda University

For Prospective Students

Admission (Japanese Language Program)

Admission Guidelines ・Application DocumentsAcademic Year 2022

Online ApplicationJapanese Language Program (April 2022)

Applicants for the Japanese Language Program (September 2021 Admission) MUST apply through online. Please follow the instruction below and complete the Online Application during the registration period. You can access the Online Application page during the application period only.


Step Period
Payment for Screening Fee October 4th (Mon.), 2021 – October 14th (Thu.), 2021, 23:00 p.m. (Japanese Standard Time)
Online Application October 4th (Mon.), 2021 – October 14th (Thu.), 2021, 23:00 p.m. (Japanese Standard Time)


Please note that you are not considered as an applicant by completing the online application only. Please do not miss the payment of screening fee. *except for currently enrolled students or applicants eligible to be exempted from payment.


Screening Fee Payment

Access one of the following pages. (You can pay the fee from October 4th.)

※Even if someone other than the applicant makes the payment, the applicant’s information must be entered.

How to Register Application

1. Access one of the following pages. (You can access to the links from October 4th 2021)

2. Enter your information for each item, or select appropriate items.

3. Refer to the files below to prepare necessary information.

4. When you finish the online application, please check your information again to make sure that there is no mistakes.


  • Only currently enrolled JLP students need to apply through “Online Application Form (for Currently Enrolled JLP Students)”.
  • Please submit all the documents through this online form. Please put them in a single file. ※PDF format recommended
  • You cannot save the data. If you cannot finish it at one time, you need to start again from the beginning.
  • Amount of time required:45-60 minutes  ※Please prepare all the documents and answers in advance.
  • When you finish all the questions, please check your information again before you click “保存(SAVE)” button to complete the registration.
  •  You will not complete online application until you click “保存(SAVE)” button.

Admission Schedulefor Japanese Language Program, Academic Year 2022

  • If you would like to apply for JLP as an exchange student, please visit CIE(Center for International Education) website for further information.
  • If you would like to apply for JLP as a MEXT (Japanese Government) Scholarship student, please visit MEXT website or the Japanese Embassy in your country for further information.

Japanese Language Courses Application Guidelines for Non-degree Students in Undergraduate or Graduate Schools at WASEDA

The following is for undergraduate and graduate students (Non-degree) of  Waseda University who wish to enroll in Japanese language courses.

Be sure to check with your faculty/graduate school in advance to see if you need to apply.

Access the following pages. (You can access to the link from August 18th 2021)

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