Orientation for International Students 9/30~10/24(20190820-20191015 updated)

Orientation for International Students

 1st Orientation (Orientation for International Students)

  Date:September 30 (Mon)  


  Venue:Centennial Hall, Rokko Hall

 2nd Orientation (Orientation for International Students)

  Date:October 2 (Wed) 


  Venue:Centennial Hall, Rokko Hall

 *The same contents will be presented as the 1st Orientation. Please attend either of these.


  1. Student Life in Kobe University

   ・Legal Procedures

   ・Campus Life

   ・Scholarships, Tuition waiver

   ・Health/Medical Information

  2.Rules for garbage disposal

  3.Events Information

  4.(Break)Welcome Tea Party

  5.Guidance for Japanese Language Program

 Handouts for International Students Orientation 

  Download all documents(pp.1-98, Compressed PDF)

  1.Guide book for International Students(pp.1-37, PDF)

  2.Advising and counseling services for international students(p.38, PDF)

  3.Disaster prevention information(pp.39-40, PDF)

  4.Kobe University Library Guide(pp.41-42, PDF)

  5.Guidance on Security Export Control(pp.43-54, PDF)

  6.Rules on recycle (Japanese・English・Chinese・Korean・Vietnamese・Spanish) (pp.55-66, PDF)

  7.Event Information) (pp.67-74, PDF)

  8.Japanese Classes(pp.75-83, PDF)Time Tables (PDF)

   -Integrated Japanese language classes(pp.84-85, PDF)

   -Japanese Language and Japanese Studies classes(p.86, PDF)

  9.Japanese Classes Leaflet(pp.87-98, PDF)

"Hiragana" Guidance

 Date:October 4 (Fri)  


 Venue:Center for International Education

 This is a short introduction for students with no prior experience of Japanese.

 Please attend this session only if you are a beginner with no knowledge of Hiragana.

Orientation for Graduate Students(Exchange students excluded)

 Date:October 9 (Wed)


 Venue:Center for International Education

 This is for Graduate-level (Research Students, Masters/Doctorate) students. Rules and academic advices for research study, tips on how to communicate with your academic advisors and Japanese students/ research partners.

Health Check for International Students

【date】 October 24 (Thu)

【time】 Male 9:00-10:30/ Female 13:00-14:30

【place】 Health Center, Kobe University

Orientation Schedule (PDF underconstruction)