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Obtaining Undergraduate School Guidelines

How to obtain Application Guidelines for the 2018-2019 academic year containing information on entrance examination subjects and screening methods 

(updated: December 22, 2017)

To see how to obtain application materials with application form, click here.

Document request at a counter

Application Guidelines 2018~2019, containing information on examination contents, will be available as follows:

Date: The guidelines are now available.

Location: The guidelines will be available from the Admission Division and the Education Affairs Section (or Student Affairs Section) or each undergraduate school.

Document request via Telemail

1. Admission materials can be requested using the Telemail web page.
Click here .
*For details on how to obtain materials using Telemail, please follow the instructions at the above website.

2. Document request via interactive voice response
Make a telephone call to the following number and dial the document request number; the document will be sent in two or three days. If you request before the first date for shipping, the document will be sent two or three days after shipping starts.

  1. Make a telephone call to the following number: IP phone: 050-8601-0101
  2. Input the 6-digit document request number.
Document name Document request no. Shipping cost Availability
Application Guidelines 565021 ¥215
Application Guidelines and University Handbook 565001 ¥250

Then register in accordance with the voice instructions.

* Order items should arrive in 1 - 2 business days after ship date. However, shipping to Hokkaido, Okinawa, and some remote islands may take 3 days or longer. An invoice for the shipping costs will be enclosed with your order. Please pay accordingly within two weeks after receiving your order. (A separate processing fee is required.)

Note: The Telemail Customer Center deal with orders and shipment of documents related to steps 1 and 2 above. For additional information, contact the center.

Telemail Customer Center
IP phone: 050-8601-0102 (9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)

Document request via "Mobaccho"

(1) Application via cell phone
Use the bar code at the right.

Handbook + Application Guidelines: 300 yen

(2) Making application by computer

     Payment must be made by credit card, but you can request materials at the same rate as in the case of application via cell phone.

 Click on the banner at the right. モバっちょバナー


Transport document service -- Documents noted below are no longer available.

  • Application Materials: ¥200
  • Osaka University Guidebook + Application Materials: ¥300

How to pay shipping charges

1. Bill-paying service

*The shipping charge will be withdrawn with the phone charge. You can also pay by credit card. In this case, a handling charge of 50 yen is needed. 
*Depending on your phone type and price plan, you may not be able to use this service.
2. Paying at a convenience store
After receiving the guidelines, please pay the charge at a convenience store. In this case, a handling charge of 126 yen is needed.

Note: Daigaku Joho Center deals with orders and shipment of documents related to steps 1 and 2 above. For additional information, contact the Center.

  Mobaccho Customer Center, Daigaku Joho Center
           Tel: 050-3540-5005 (10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on weekdays)

Document request by postal mail

 Applicants are requested to send the Admission Division (Admission Division, Department of Educational and Student Affairs, 1-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871) an envelope with "Request for 2018 Application Guidelines" written in red on the front and your postal code, address, and name on the back. Enclose a self-addressed, 33.2 cm x 24.0 cm envelope with the required amount of postage affixed.
If your return address is outside Japan, please enclose an international return coupon for air mail weighing 250 g with your request. (500 g if you are also requesting the Osaka University Handbook.)

  Document name   Shipping cost
Application Guidelines ¥250
Application Guidelines and University Handbook ¥380

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