Center for Japanese LanguageWaseda University

For Prospective Students

FAQ (Short-term Japanese program)

Admission Requirements

There is no upper age limit to apply for the program.

You can apply for the program if you meet the Admission Requirements. Make sure to learn HIRAGANA / KATAKANA by yourself before you come to Japan.

You can apply as long as you qualify the requirements.

Application Procedure

You need a guarantor regardless of your age. Even if you are paying school expenses by yourself, a guarantor is necessary.

All application documents should be submit together. As for preparing the certificate, it may take sometime to obtain all necessary documents, thus please make sure to have enough time for preparation of the documents.


When you are enrolled at the Waseda University, you will need to possess a valid passport and a valid VISA (Not necessary for certain nationality ). For the VISA application procedure, please contact the embassy by yourself.

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