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Academic Calendar for International Students

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 (PDF)

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 Classes
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
Apr. 29 National Holiday
May 3-5 National Holidays
May. Fire Drill
May Exchange party with host family
JunOrientation 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.)
2nd Monday of Jul. National Holidays
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
Late 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
Early Oct. Welcome Party (6:00 p.m.)
2nd Monday of Oct. National Holiday
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
Nov. 3National Holiday
Nov. 3- Nov. 5 University Festival
Late Nov.Speech Contest
Nov. 23National Holiday
Early Dec.  International Festival
Dec. 23 National Holiday
Dec. 27 - Jan. 4 Winter Vacation
2nd Monday of Jan.  National Holiday
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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