Academic Program

Duration of Stay

The Japanese academic year begins in April and ends in March of the following year.

  •  Attending two semesters (Fall & Spring)
  •  Attending one semester (Fall Only)
  •  Attending one semester (Spring Only)*

*Spring Admission is only available for the limited partners.       

Academic Calendar

Semester Schedule Term (Quarter System)
1st Semester


Spring Holidays Mid Feb. ~ Early Apr.
Class Period <1st Term>

Early Apr. ~ Mid Jun.

<2nd Term>

Mid Jun. ~ Mid Aug.

Summer Holidays Mid Aug. ~ Early Oct.
2nd Semester


Class Period <3rd Term>

Early Oct. ~ Early Dec.

<4th Term>

Early Dec. ~ Mid Feb.

*Winter Holidays: Late Dec. ~ Early Jan.

Spring Holidays Mid Feb. ~ Early Apr.

*Academic Calendar and Class Schedule