“Program for International Students (PIS), 2016” Program Information

“Program for International Students (PIS), 2016” is organized and run by the International Center (IC) at Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan.
IC offers this program for university students coming from all over the world who are interested in Japan Study. Details and application information are announced to the each applicant separately.


PIS schedule 2016 (Excel / 14KB)


May 10th - May 28th 2016


Japanese Language Studies
Japanese Cultural and Social Issues Studies (all lectures are conducted in English)
Fieldtrips: Kabuki, Kamakura, Robot, sub-culture (Otaku) and elementary school
Experiencing Traditional Japanese Culture (Flower arrangements, etc.)
Home Stay (Conditional option because of limited number of host-family)
*Content is subject to change

Number of Participants

Up to 5 students


We will book a casual hotel room for you in center of Tokyo.
(Participants MUST stay in the designated hotel during the program period.)

Program Fees

JPN 183,000 (approximately 1,564 US$)
Costs for tuition, housing and extracurricular activities are included but costs for participant’s airfares, meals, daily expenses, travel insurance and transport fees are NOT included. In addition to the above amount, you need to pay \25,000 as a deposit.

Deposit: a one off payment valid for the duration of the student’s stay – to be returned upon checkout in cash minus any fees needed for repair/cleaning above those considered normal “wear and tear”. *Program Fees is subject to change


No scholarship plan is yet available for year 2016.

Extracurricular Activities

Flower Arrangements
Cooking of Japanese traditional sweets
Robot (enjoy with Robots at Shibaura Technology University, our sister college)
Sub-culture (experience of otaku, anime and kawaii etc.)

Field Trips

Kabuki (Traditional Japanese Play)
Kamakura (Historical area)
Elementary school (enjoy with school kids)

Travel Accident Insurance

Overseas travel accident insurance is required for applicants who have to submit its copy of the evidence as one of application forms.


Applicants are responsible for obtaining the appropriate Visa if necessary. MGU International Center is NO responsibility for applicant’s visa matters.

Application Procedures

Fill in the required application forms and please send it back to us by EXPRESS MAIL. We will notify the result of your application and the next steps in the application process to your registered email address by March 16th.

Required Application Forms

1. PIS Application Form
2. A copy of passport (showing passport number, available period and photo)
3. Two photos
4. A copy of the evidence of travel accident insurance. (If applicant can’t get it by the deadline, its copy should be submitted no later than April 30th, 2016.)

PIS Application Form (PDF / 141KB)

Application Period

Monday, 22 February. 2016 – Thursday, 17 March. 2016

Contact Person;

Please contact me if you have any questions on this program.

International Center
Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan
TEL: 81-3-5421-5423