Center for Japanese LanguageWaseda University

For Prospective Students

Admission (Japanese Language Program)

Admission Guidelines DownloadAcademic Year 2020

Online ApplicationJapanese Language Program (April 2020)

Applicants for the Japanese Language Program (April 2020 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
1. Online Application October 7th (Mon.), 2019 – October 17th (Thu.), 2019, 23:00 p.m. (Japanese Standard Time)
2. Payment for Screening Fee October 7th (Mon.), 2019 – October 17th (Thu.), 2019, 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.


How to Register Application

  1. Access the following page.
  2. Register an account (login ID using e-mail address, etc.).
  3. Enter your information for each item, or select appropriate items.
  4. When you finish answering, please check your information again to make sure that there is no mistakes.
  5. After you confirm your information, please press “確定(Finalize)”button.


  • Use the appropriate form according to the preferred period of study.
  • Please submit all the documents through this online form. Please convert/scan paper based information to digital format 「.doc (.docx)/.pdf/.jpg」.
  • Maximum amount of data: 30 MB.
  • You cannot save the information you entered. If you stop the online application in the middle, you need to enter all the information from the beginning.
  • Amount of time required:15~30 minutes ※Please prepare all the documents in advance.
  • Once you click “確定 (Finalize)” button, you cannot correct the information. Please carefully check the information before you click “確定 (Finalize)” button.
  • Registration is completed by pressing “確定 (Finalize)” button. When you complete Online Application, 「Status」 on 「Update Your Application」 changes from「作成中(Application Form in Process)」 to 「確定(Application Form Completed)」. You can check it by yourself.

Admission Schedulefor Japanese Language Program, Year 2020

  • 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

Japanese Language Courses Application Guidelines for Academic Year 2019  are now released.

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