Academic Calendar for International StudentsJapanese

Oita University has adopted a two-semester academic year; Spring and Fall Semester. Lectures commence in April and October respectively.

Detailed Academic Calendar for International Students to be posted

General Calendar of the Spring Semester

Early Apr.
  • Entrance Ceremony and Orientation for Exchange Students from Partner Universities (10:00 a.m.)
  • Placement Test for Japanese Language Classes (11:00 a.m.)
Early Apr.
  • Orientation for Daily Life (9:30 a.m.)
Early Apr.
  • Commencement of Classe
Early Apr.
  • Welcome Party (6:00 p.m.)
Mid Apr.
  • Orientation on Campus Life (12:30 – 1:00 p.m.) (for regular international students)
Mid Apr.
  • Orientation for residents of dorms (12:30 – 1:00 p.m.)
Mid Apr.
  • Day Trip with Tutors (for new students)
Early Apr. - Early May
  • Medical Check
May.
  • Fire Drill
May.
  • Exchange party with host family
Jun.
  • Orientation with host family
Jun.
  • Kyogen Workshop for international students
Early Jul.
  • Orientation before leaving
Early Jul.
  • Oita University Tanabata Festival
Mid Jul.
  • Farewell Party (6:00 p.m.)
Late Jul.
  • J-CAT Japanese Language Test
late Jul. - Early Aug.
  • Final Exam
Early Aug.- Sep. 30
  • Summer Vacation

General Calendar of the Fall Semester

9Late Sep.
  • Entrance Ceremony and Orientation for New Exchange Students (10:00 a.m.)
  • Placement Test for Japanese Language Classes (11:00 a.m.)
Late Sep.
  • Orientation on Campus Life for New Students (12:30 - 1:00 p.m.)
Late Sep.
  • Medical Check
Oct. 2
  • Commencement of Classes
10月初旬
  • 新留学生のための生活オリエンテーション(12:30 – 1:00 p.m.)(短期交換留学生以外)
Early Oct.
  • Welcome Party (6:00 p.m.)
Early Oct.
  • Orientation for residents of dorms (12:30 - 1:00 p.m.)
Mid Oct.
  • Day Trip with Tutors (for new students)
Oct.
  • CIER Seminar
Late Nov.
  • Speech Contest
Early Dec.
  • International Festival
Mid Jan.
  • Orientation for Overseas Students Returning Home
Mid Jan.
  • Farewell Party (6:00 p.m.)
Late Jan.
  • J-CAT Japanese Language Test
Early Feb.
  • Final Exam
Mid Feb. - 1st week of April
  • Spring Vacation
  • - This calendar is subject to possible variation during the year.
  • - Details of the above events will be made available via the notice board in front of the International office.


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