Osaka Kyoiku University International Center Web Site
Courses and Degrees
At Osaka Kyoiku University, students can enroll in undergraduate courses
in the Course for School Teacher and the Department of Arts and Sciences.
For an overview of the respective departments and the available courses
and degrees, please refer to the tables below.
Course for School Teacher [
Bachelor's Degree (Education)]
|Course for Elementary School Teacher
||Science of education, Integrated education, Humanities
and Social sciences education, Mathematics education, Science
education,Home economics education, Music education, Art education and
calligraphy, Health and physical education
|Course for Junior High School Teacher
||Science of education, Japanese language education,
English education, Social sciences education, Mathematics education,
Science education, Physical education, Engineering and technology
education, Home economics education, Music education, Art education
|Course for Special Support Education Teacher
||Education for the visually impaired, Education for the
hearing impaired, Education for the speech impaired, Education for the
intellectually disabled, Education for the physically delicate,
Education for the health impaired
|Course for Kindergarten Teacher
|Course for Nurse Teacher
Department of Arts and Sciences
[Bachelor's Degree (Arts and Sciences)]
||Lifelong education, Human behavioral science,
||Japanese and Asian languages and cultures, European and
American languages and cultures, Social and cultural studies
||Science for material, Science for life,
Natural system sciences
|Sport - Health Sciences -
Life and Environment
||Sport, Health sciences, Life and environment
|Science and Practice of Arts
||Science of art, Music, Fine arts
Course for Elementary School Teacher (Evening Course)
Unfortunately, international students can not enroll in the evening
To enter university at undergraduate student level, all criteria stated
below must be met. If these conditions are met, you are able to take
the General Examination for International Students, which is conducted
at Osaka Kyoiku University.
Qualifications (as of 2009)
- Persons who do not hold Japanese nationality.
- Persons who have finished, or are in prospect of finishing,
12 years of school education in a foreign country, or persons who
have been designated by the Minister of Education and Science
(persons who have reached 18 years of age and conform to one of
(1) Persons who have obtained international qualification for
Bachelor's degree study by the International Bachelor
Secretariat (foundation based on Swiss civil law).
(2) Persons who have obtained the qualification for Bachelor's
degree study in the Republic of France, thus having been
recognized as eligible to enter university.
(3) Persons who have obtained the qualification of 'Abitur' in
any county of the Federal Republic of Germany, thus having
been recognized as eligible to enter university.
- Persons who hold, or are in prospect of being able to obtain,
residence permit as 'International Student' upon entering
university without obstacle (or who live in Japan and are able
to change their residence permit to 'International Student').
- Persons who have taken the 2008 Examination for Japanese University
Admission for International Students (EJU)
conducted by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO).
- Persons who have attained a minimum of 210 points in the subject
'Japanese' on EJU.
For information on these exams, please refer to the home page of the
Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO).
Please note that Intensive Japanese Language Course and Preparatory
Course are not available at Osaka Kyoiku University.
To obtain the application documents from inside Japan, please refer
to the Osaka Kyoiku University web page
Information for privately funded international
students (in Japanese). If you are requesting the documents from
overseas by mail, please comply with the following regulations.
Please note also that requests by email cannot be accepted.
- Please enclose a 250g international reply-paid coupon.
- Please state clearly if you are requesting documents to enter as
an undergraduate student or graduate student.
- Please enclose a piece of paper with your name and address. This
will be used on the reply envelope.
Osaka Kyoiku University Entrance Examination Section
4-698-1 Asahigaoka, Kashiwara, Osaka 582-8582, Japan
Application forms can be requested each year from August.
The application period is around the middle of December.
Tuition and Other Fees for Undergraduate Students
(as of 2008)
Fee upon Approval of Matriculation: 17,000 yen
Matriculation Fee: 282,000 yen
School Fee (1 year): 535,800 yen
Address: 4-698-1 Asahigaoka, Kashiwara, Osaka 582-8582 Japan
Phone: +81-729-78-3299/3300 Fax: +81-729-78-3348