Admission Guide

Admission Guide

The current content is 2020 (this year). We will update it when the content of 2021 is decided. Please wait.

1.The term of study, the number of students to be admitted, and the month of entrance

One year 20 students (in April)

2.Application Requirement

Applicants must have a foreign nationality, must be fit to either one of conditions below, and must be acknowledged to have no less than N4 level proficiency judged by JLPT:

1. Having completed 12 years of education outside Japan, or having equivalent certificate acknowledged by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology.
2. Expected to be 18 years old or older, and judged by KIIS’s original testing program to have academic achievement equivalent to senior high school education.

Note: Those who have finished more than one-year long Japanese language education program at some other institute else cannot apply for this school.

3.Evaluation Method

 Basically applicants are judged by their application paper material. When required, they are asked to be interviewed to find out the profile, payment ability, and some things else on telephone, or other methods.
*Those living in Japan are required to be interviewed.

4.Admission Guide and Application Forms

(1)Admission Guide
in Japanese
 Admission Guide (PDF file) for JLSK 2020 (for applicants living outside Japan)
 Admission Guide (PDF file) for JLSK 2020 (for applicants living in Japan)

in English
 Admission Guide (PDF file) for JLSK 2020(for applicants living outside Japan) 

(2)Application Forms
  After the Web entry, eligible applicants receive PDF files from KIIS.

5.Payment list




Testing fee


by application deadline

Admission fee


by registration deadline


270,000 yen for first semester
270,000 yen for second semester

by registration deadline
by the 20th of September

Deposit (for student insurance and ID cards)


by registration deadline

6.A special privilege to the students of Japanese Language school of KIIS

In a case when any student intends to enter KIIS after graduating from the Japanese school, the admissions fee of 220,000 yen (as of 2019) is waived.
The students of Japanese Language School are permitted to use the library, PC clinic (a room students can go for care and advice relating to their computers) and other facilities of KIIS Dazaifu Campus.

Inquiry address

Japanese Language School of KIIS

Admission Office1-19-18, Hakataeki-Higashi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka 812-0013