For Spring semester 2023

★Please arrange to arrive in Kobe by April 3.

★We will send you a letter with your dormitory room number by March 20.

  Dormitory check-in information

★ Please submit arrival information sheet once your travel schedule is confirmed.


Orientation by Graduate/School  of Business Administration


April 3, Monday  9:30am~  @room208 main building

  (For the detail of course registration)       

  Please bring a copy of your passport and residence card with you.

Orientation for International students



April 4, Tuesday  3:15~ 5:00pm  <ONLINE>    

  (To learn about life in Japan and Kobe University) 

 Orientation for New International Students

  Please apply from here to join the orientation by March 27, 1:00pm. 

Welcome Party

 for International students

April 5, Wednesday  5:00pm~  @restuarant Sakura

  Please inform your attendance from here.


Spring semester schedule

April 3 to September 30, 2023 

Lecture period





April 10 to August 7, 2023  (including the examination period)

  (Syllabus will be available in the middle of March)

※The schedule will be different for those taking SESAMI courses.

   Schedule | SESAMI Program (

 The website will be updated in late March 2023.

Course registration period April 3 to 21

Health Check-up




April 3 to 13 (make a reservation by yourself)

Details will be informed at the orientation.

You are required to submit the certificate when you take this check-up.

Please refer to the link here for the certificate.



Some other information 

 Scholarships : Scholarships | Kobe University (

   For JASSO scholarship, we will contact to a coordinator in your university to recommend a student. 


 Other useful informationGuidebook for International students Kobe University 2022

                   SIM card is available at Kobe University Coop 


    Current Japanese Border Measures to enter Japan (COVID-19)

      You can refer here for all required procedures to enter Japan. 

      Please register your information before your trip : Visit Japan Web (



For Fall semester 2023