Admissions

Special Entrance Examination for Privately-Funded Undergraduate International Students Living Overseas

Currently, Osaka University is implementing two types of special entrance examination, Type I and Type II, designed for privately-funded undergraduate international students residing outside Japan. Special features of these entrance examinations are that applicants will not be required to come to Japan to take examinations including the EJU(Examination for Japanese University admission for International Students) and can be accepted through document screening (An interview may be conducted as needed), and that the applicants achieving outstanding performance will be granted priority on receipt of financial assistance and/or entrance into on-campus dormitories.

2017 Special Entrance Examination for Privately-Funded International Students Living Overseas -- Type I

For more information, see guidelines.
Intended for: individuals who live overseas (outside Japan) and have received school education overseas (outside Japan) and have Japanese Language Proficiency Test Grade N1, N2, or equivalent.
Application period: October 1 ~ December 11, 2015
Enrollment:
Start of a preliminary and extensive Japanese education program: October 2016.
Enrollment in undergraduate school: April 2017.
*Individuals who passed this examination will take part in the preliminary and extensive Japanese education program for six months before enrolling in Osaka University.

To download documents for Type I

2017 Special Entrance Examination for Privately-Funded International Students Living Overseas -- Type II

For more information, see guidelines.

Intended for: individuals who live outside Japan and have received school education in Korea and have Japanese Language Proficiency Test Grade N1 or equivalent.
Application period: August 1 ~ August 31, 2016
Enrollment: April 2017
Individuals who passed this examination will not take part in the preliminary and extensive Japanese education program before enrolling in Osaka University.
For more information, see guidelines to be announced at a later date.

To download documents for Type II

How to pay the entrance examination fee for the Special Entrance Examination for Privately-Funded International Undergraduate Students Living Overseas Type I or Type II

Applicants are encouraged to check the details noted below and pay the entrance examination fee by credit card or via ChinaPay.
1. Any of the credit cards noted below are acceptable:

CARD

  ChinaPay

CHINAPAY

2. Notes

  1. Payment can be made within the application period, but applicants need to send their application forms by mail after making payment. Therefore, please complete these procedures as soon as possible in consideration of the time it will take for mail delivery.
  2. When paying by credit card, the card holder's name does not have to be the same as the applicant's name. When a family member completes procedures on the applicant's behalf, place the applicant's information into the applicant information entry screen.
  3. Login to the webpage noted in the email you receive upon completion of payment and print two copies of the Payment Details. Enclose one copy when sending your application form and keep the other one as proof of payment.

Click here to go to the entry screen for e-apply.
If you cannot pay in the above-mentioned way, direct questions to Global Admissions Office, Osaka University.


For more information about these examinations, contact:

Admission Division
Department of Educational and Student Affairs
Osaka University
1-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871
Tel: +81-(0)6-6210-8238
Email: gakusei-nyusi-dai3@office.osaka-u.ac.jp

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