The Institute for Excellence in Higher Education (IEHE) offers the Japanese Language Program for International Students to improve the Japanese language proficiency of foreign students and researchers at Tohoku University and facilitate their smooth adaptation to life in Japan. This program offers a variety of classes from basic to advanced levels. Students may select and take classes as appropriate to their own level of Japanese proficiency and interests.

Placement TestRegistration Deadline
1October 11October 5
2October 17October 12
3November 25November 21


  • The registration deadline for those who are going to take beginner’s class(es), or have passed JLPT N1, is October 21, but please register as soon as possible.
  • Please read through the Registration Guidebook before you register.