Curriculum

Academic Calendar

Year2016 Academic Calendar

The academic year in Japan begins on April 1 and ends on March 31 of the following year, and is divided into two semesters. In principle, each semester consists of 15 weeks, including examination week. Below is the schedule for the 2016-17 academic year (Year2016).

1st Semester: April 1 -- September 30, 2016

April 4 -- 7: Orientation
April 11: Classes begin
May 1: University Foundation Day
August 8: Last day of classes for 1st semester
August 9 -- September 30: Summer Vacation

2nd Semester: October 1, 2016-- March 31, 2017

October 1: Classes begin
December 28 -- January 3: Winter Vacation
February 18: Last day of classes for 2nd semester

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