Soka University (2024)

Address: 1-2361 Tangimachi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo

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Since its opening in 1971, SOKA University adopted the objective of becoming a university that fosters creative individuals, based on its founding principles: “Be the highest seat of learning for humanistic education”; “Be the cradle of a new culture”; “Be a fortress for the peace of humankind”. Currently, SOKA University has academic agreements with 242 universities in 66 countries/regions, and been a diverse campus. In addition, SOKA University’s engagements are highly recognized. In the “Top Global University Project” sponsored by the Ministry of Education that supports the global development of Japanese universities, SOKA University obtained the highest appraisal of “S” (out of the five appraisal levels, S to D) for two years consecutively, in 2017 and 2020 interim evaluations. Based on the founding principles, SOKA University fosters global citizens capable of contributing to the happiness of others and world peace, thus allowing each student to discover their potential.

条件 / Conditions

Number of scholarships offered

Status of admitted student

Students will be admitted as non-degree-seeking students.
After being admitted, the students will have a chance to take the entrance exam for international students. If they pass the exam, they will be admitted to a degree program.
Description of the non-degree program
– 創価大学で開講している専門科目および共通科目を英語あるいは日本語で受講を希望する外国人学生を受け入れる課程。
– 入学予定時期: 4 月
– 在籍予定期間:1 学期間または 2 学期間

– The Undergraduate Non-Degree Program accepts international students who intend to take specialized courses and general education courses offered in Japanese or English at SOKA University.
– Entrance: April 
– Duration: 1 or 2 semesters
Eligible students
– ウクライナの大学に在籍する学部生・大学院生(ウクライナ国外からオンライン受講中の学生や、休学中の学生を含む)
– ウクライナの大学・大学院を卒業または中途退学した者
– 日本の大学の短期プログラムに在籍中の者
– 日本国内の日本語学校に在籍中の者
– 高校を今年卒業または2024年卒業見込みの者
– 年齢制限なし

– Undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in Ukrainian universities (including those taking a leave of absence or taking courses online from abroad)
– Those who have already graduated from Ukrainian universities 
– Those who have dropped out of Ukrainian universities
– Those who are enrolled in short-term programs at Japanese universities
– Those who are attending language schools in Japan
– Those who have graduated from high school in 2023 or will graduate from high school by March 2024
– No age limit
Eligible students’ current residence

Japan, overseas
Language of instruction

Japanese & English
Language requirement
非正規生:なし(ただし日本語力がゼロの場合は、CEFR B2以上の英語力があることが望ましい。)

Non-degree-seeking students: None (However, if the applicant has zero Japanese proficiency, it is desirable that they have at least CEFR B2 level English proficiency.)
住居 / Accommodation寮を無料で提供

Dormitory provided at no cost
生活費 / Stipendあり(月80,000円)(他の支援団体から相応の生活費支援を受けている場合には、その期間の生活費は支給されません。)

Provided (80,000 JPY/month) (If a student receives stipend from other support organizations, the stipend will not be provided during that period.)

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