Program Dates


  • Fall Semester only
  • Academic Year

Program Dates

  • September through December
  • September through July

Arrival Dates

  • Early to mid-September
  • Early to mid-September

Students can attend Kansai University for one semester, one year or for the highly specialized Dual Degree program.  While the Japanese Academic Calendar structure is different than the U.S. Academic Calendar structure, the program does operate on a semester basis.

Students who wish to study abroad at Kansai University must always begin the program starting in the Fall.  Semester exchange runs from September through December, while a year exchange runs from September through July. Dual Degree students also begin in the Fall, and complete two consecutive year exchanges.

Below are the dates for 2013–2014.

Kansai Academic Calendar for 2013–2014 (Tentative)

Sept. 10

Check in at the dormitories

Sept. 11 - 20

Fall Semester Orientation

Sept. 21 - Dec. 25

Fall Semester

First Week of November

School Festival (Exact date TBD)

Dec. 26 - Jan. 5

Finals/Winter Break


*Examinations on some courses might be held during the semester. For details, please ask your instructor.

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