Special Audit Student (For Undergraduate Students)

The following information is for applicants of Hokkaido University who wish to enter as Special Audit Students at the Undergraduate Level – 2017-2018.

Special Audit Student (Undergraduate) -SAS-
Program Details Half year or full year programs in which students are assigned to a particular faculty and take classes related to their specialized area together with full-time students.
Application Form Issued on nomination basis
Nomination Deadline [Fall Semester 2017] March 28, 2017
[Spring Semester 2018] October 10, 2017

China Scholarship Council (CSC) – Chinese Universities only

CSC applicants must be nominated by the following deadlines:

[Fall Semester 2017] March 1, 2017 [Spring Semester 2018] September 1, 2017

Application Deadline

[Fall Semester 2017] April 28, 2017

[Spring Semester 2018] November 10, 2017

Results Notification

[Fall Semester 2017] Around July 2017

[Spring Semester 2018] Around January 2018

Course Duration

(half year or full year)

[Fall Semester 2017] October 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018

[Spring Semester 2018] April 1, 2018 – September 30, 2018

Number of Students

Decided on a yearly basis. 

There will be a screening at each faculty. Not all applicants will be accepted.


Students who meet the following:

1. High academic record at home university in the field of desired faculty

2. Equivalent to JLPT level N2 or higher (preferably native level)

3. Enrollment at home university:

Exchange students are required to be enrolled at their home university as a full-time student during the entire period of exchange.

Application Procedure

1. Home university coordinator nominates students by submitting the nomination sheet.

* The nomination sheet will be provided on request basis.

2. Hokkaido University provides the latest application form based on the nomination.

3. Students prepare the application documents.

4. Home university coordinator submits the application documents.

5. Hokkaido University screens the application.

6. Hokkaido University notifies the screening results and gives further instruction.

Required Documents

1. Application form

2. Certificate of Enrollment from Home University

3. Recommendation letter

4. Transcript of academic record

5. Photocopy of Certificate of JLPT

6. Photocopy of passport

7. Three photos (3×4 cm, color and clear)

 This is general information and the required documents may vary depending on faculties.

Credits Credits and grades are issued for each semester. (Excl. Japanese language classes)

Scholarships N/A
Accommodation  University dormitory / Room assignment is decided by Hokkaido University.

Updated on   December 14, 2016