AdmissionsJapanese Department / Department of International Culture
<For Overseas Students>
1. Courses accepting new students
･ 1-Year Japanese Course
･ 1.5-Year Japanese Course
･ 2-Year Japanese Course
･ Department of International Culture／International Career Course (2-year program)
･ Department of International Culture／International Business Course (2-year program)
･ Department of International Culture／International Hotel & Tourism Hospitality Course (2-year program)
･ Department of International Culture／Pre-University Course (1-year program)
･ Department of International Culture／Pre-University Course (2-year program)
2. Qualification for application
･ Department of International Culture, 2-year program
･ Department of International Culture, 1-year program
One of the following:
- 12 or more years of primary and secondary education were completed outside Japan
- Graduation is expected before FFLC classes begin
(for students educated in China, graduation from 普通高中, 職業高中, 中等専門学校 or higher)
Able to pay tuition as well as living and other expenses incurred while studying in Japan.
18 years or older at the time of enrollment
Mentally and physically sound (well), and committed to observing the laws of Japan as well as the rules and regulations of the College.
For the Japanese Course:
Eagerness to learn Japanese and proficiency equivalent to JLPT N5 or better
* JLPT N5 or higher certification, or an equivalent amount of study (150 hours or more), must be attained prior to applying for a student visa to learn Japanese.
For the International Career Course, the International Hotel & Tourism Hospitality Course, and the Pre-University Course:
Eagerness to learn Japanese and JLPT N2 certification (required)
[Other matters to note]
Students planning to attend graduate school in Japan after graduating from FFLC must have completed 16 years of formal education (prior to enrolling at FFLC), graduated from a formal 4-year degree program at a university, and possess diplomas from the above.
3. Application Documents
4. Application Instructions
Please note the following when applying to enter the International Career Course, the International Hotel & Tourism Hospitality Course, or the Pre-University Course:
･ Basic steps of the application process do not differ from the above charts. However, these three courses commence only once each year, in April (no students are admitted for October enrollment).
･ Applications deadlines, etc. differ from those shown in the above charts:
→ End of January / Submission deadline for admission application documents
→ Mid February / Submit documents to the Regional Immigration Bureau
→ Early March / Admission results will be announced
(JLPT N2 exam results from December of the previous year can be used)
･ JLPT N2 or higher certification is required (applicants lacking N2 certification cannot apply)
5. Entrance Exam Fee: Please send your payment to one of the following accounts.
|When paying via Japan Post Bank (YUCHO GINKOU)|
|Japan Post Bank||Branch No. 179 / Account type: TOUZA (checking) / Account No. 0102253|
|Account name||GAKOU HOUJIN FUKUOKA SEIKEI GAKUEN|
|When paying with a regular bank transfer|
|Bank, branch and account||The Eighteenth Bank, Limited / Higashi Fukuoka Branch
/ Account type: FUTSU (ordinary) / Account No. 65952
|Account name||GAKOU HOUJIN FUKUOKA SEIKEI GAKUEN RIJICHOU IWAMOTO HITOSHI|
<JASSO / Ministry of Education Honors Scholarship for Privately-Financed International Students>
For International Students studying at their own expense at universities, graduate schools, vocational schools and 2-year colleges in Japan, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology offers the Honors Scholarship for Privately-Financed International Students.
Every year from the end of March to the beginning of May
Students who have demonstrated 1 year of outstanding grades / marks and class attendance are eligible to apply for the scholarship. It will be awarded to successful applicants during their second year.
Following an announcement and explanation session at FFLC, applications will be accepted through the College (①, ②). Follow the application instructions provided at FFLC and take the selection exam (③). The names of exceptional candidates will be forwarded to JASSO, and after the necessary procedures are complete, the scholarship funds will be distributed.
Award Amount and Details
The scholarship is awarded over a period of 1 year in monthly installments of ¥48,000 (April through March of the following year)
FFLC provides scholarships to aid outstanding foreign students in their studies.
Every year in September and October
Students who have demonstrated 1 year of outstanding grades/marks and class attendance are eligible to apply for the scholarship. It is awarded to successful applicants during their second year.
An announcement will be posted at FFLC. Follow the instructions to submit an application and take the selection exam.
Award Amount and Details
The scholarship is awarded over a period of 5 months in monthly installments of ¥20,000.