International Student Entrance Examination I

International Student Entrance Examination I

  • For international students attending Japanese language schools, career colleges and universities.
  • System for Application to Multiple Academic Departments ・・・ applying to multiple departments is possible.
  • Application guidebook for the academic year 2018 will be available from July.

Student Capacity

Faculty of Economics Student Capacity
Department of Economics Very limited intake
Department of Business Administration
Department for Information system in Business
Department of Media Business
Department of Sport Business Administration

Application Qualifications

(Applicants must satisfy all of the following requirements)

  1. (1)Applicants must be foreign nationals who have completed 12 years of continuous education in a country other than Japan, or who have attained the level of academic ability required by the Minister of Education, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).
    (2)Applicants who have attend an advanced course of a training college (Senshu Gakko) (a course of three years or more or one that has been approved by MEXT) and have completed the program according to the requirements provided by MEXT and have  completed the program by March 31, 2018.
    (3) Applicants who have attained a International Baccalaureate, Abitur, Baccalaureate or General Certificate of Education Advanced Level designated by the Minister of Education, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT); or who will attain one of the above by March 31, 2018, and who have reached the age of 18 years.
    (4) Applicants who have completed 12 years of continuous education given by any educational organizations accredited by international accreditation bodies (WASC, ACSI, CSI) designated by the Minister of Education, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT); or who will complete by March 31, 2018, and who have reached the age of 18 years.
    (5) Applicants who by having taken a separate school entrance examination are deemed to have an educational level equivalent to that of a high school graduate, and who have reached the age of 18 years.
  2. Applicants must have taken the “Japanese as a Foreign Language” Examination and one other examination (either the “Japan and the World” Examination or the Mathematics Examination) administered by JASSO. (Free choice of test language)

Application and Admission Procedures

Application Period From Jan 4 (Thu) to Jan 17 (Wed), 2018
(Applications must be delivered by Jan 17 (Wed), 2018)
Examination Date Feb 2 (Fri), 2018
Examination Site Hiroshima University of Economics and Fukuoka city
*Applicants who wish to take examination in Fukuoka city will be informed of the venue separately.
Announcement of Results Feb 15 (Thu), 2018 at 5pm
Admission Procedures Deadline for the payment of admission fee: Feb 22 (Thu), 2018
Deadline for the payment of tuition fees: Mar 22 (Thu), 2018

Selection Method

  • Based on interview, documents submitted and EJU score. (Two subjects, including Japanese)

*Students applying from Japanese Language Schools will be required to submit a record of attendance (80% attendance rate is required).

Application Procedures

Mail the following required documents to:
Hiroshima University of Economics, Office of International Exchange
5-37-1 Gion, Asaminami-ku, Hiroshima, 731-0192

Send by: January 17 (Wed), 2018
(Applications must be delivered by this date)

Documents to be submitted

  1. Application form (form prescribed by HUE)
  2. Test Registration Card (form prescribed by HUE)
  3. Certificate of graduation and academic transcript from the educational institution in home country most recently enrolled in (NB Photocopies NOT accepted)
  4. Certificate of scheduled/prospective graduation and academic transcript of Japanese language school currently enrolled in.
    * An academic transcript is required showing academic and attendance records for each year.
  5. Transcript of EJU (photocopy is accepted)
    Only transcripts of the EJU administered by JASSO is acceptable.
    * Only transcripts of tests taken in 2016 or 2017 will be accepted. Those who have taken the test more than once may present only one transcript.
  6. Health certificate *Please make sure that the certificate covers: 1. Your name, 2. Birth date, 3. sex, 4. Height and Weight, 5. Visual acuity, 6. X-ray check result and 7. Doctor's findings. The certificate issued before April 2017 will NOT be accepted.
  7. Certificate of residence
    (1)Must have been issued within the last 3 months by the public office in your region.
    (2)Please specify Status of Residence and Authorized Period of Stay.
  8. Photocopy of passport
    * Photocopies of all pages bearing entries are required.
  • Application Fee
    1. Department ・・・30,000 yen
    2. Departments・・・35,000 yen
    3. Departments・・・40,000 yen
    4. Departments・・・45,000 yen
    5. Departments・・・50,000 yen

* Please transfer the fee from any bank (postal transfer not accepted) using the prescribed form from HUE.

Announcement of Results

  • The identification numbers of successful applicants will be posted on the bulletin board of the Center for International Education Exchange in HUE.
  • Notification of results sent by express mail.
  • Results may also be viewed on our website for 1 week after the date of announcement at

* HUE will not accept telephone inquiries regarding results.

Application Form・Brochure Request and Inquiry