International Student Handbook
This handbook contains useful information for your everyday life and procedures necessary for interactions with the university and local/national government. Please make good use of it and have happy and productive life in Obihiro.
↑If you download the file, it is appeared in English and Japanese on facing pages.
For MEXT Scholarship Students
MEXT scholarship students have to come to the International Student Office (Student Educational Support Section) at the beginning of every month to sign a document to confirm your enrollment. Please check the schedule for enrollment confirmation 2019. If you are not able to sign by the 1st due date, please inform the staff of international student affairs beforehand. Please note that you will not be able to receive the stipend without this procedure.
For Privately Financed Students
Scholarship Information 2019
|Schlarships||English||Application Guide and Application Form||Deadline||Place for Submission|
|Sato Yo International Scholarship Foundation||×||Application Guide・Application Form||Dec.13, 2019||Directly to the Foundation|
|Iwatani Scholarship||×||Application Guide
|Dec.20, 2019||Directly to the Foundation|
|Kyoritsu Internaitonal Foundation Scholarship||×||Dec.13, 2019||Student Services Section(International Student Affairs)|
|Heiwa Nakajima Foundation Scholarship 2020||×||要項
|Oct.11, 2019(closed)||Student Services Section(International Student Affairs)|
|CWAJ Graduate Scholarship for Non-Japanese Women to Study in Japan(NJG)||○||要項(日)
|Oct.21, 2019(closed)||CWAJ SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE, CWAJ CENTER|
|Rotary Yonenayama Fondation Scholarship 2020||×||学内締切
Application Guide, Application Form
|Sep.2019(Closed)||Student Services Section(International Student Affairs)|
|Hokkaido International Exchange and Cooperation Center Foreign Student Scholarship||×||July.10, 2019(closed)||Student Services Section(International Student Affairs)|
|JASSO Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students||〇||要項
申請書 Application Form
|April.15, 2019(Closed)||Student Services Section(International Student Affairs)|
|Feb.28, 2019(Closed)||Student Services Section(International Student Affairs)|
|Feb.28,2019(Closed)||Student Services Section(International Student Affairs)|
|JEES日本語教育普及奨学金||×||Application Guide, Application Form||April.10, 2018(Closed)||Student Services Section(International Student Affairs)|
Tuition Fees Exemption and Deferment
Spring Semester 2019
Those seeking to apply for tuition fees waivers and deferment are required to fill out the application form and submit it with other necessary documents to the Student Educational Support Section by the designated due date. The details are as follows:
Period for acceptance and place of submission
When: 8:30-17:15, From April 1 to April 11, 2019
Where: Student Services Section (Person in charge: Mr. Yamaguchi)
What to submit
Application form and other required documents such as income certificate, certificate of tax deducted and certificate of residence etc.
Temporal Leave from Japan
When you leave Japan temporarily to visit your family or travel to other countries, even for short period, you need to complete the following procedures.
On Campus Procedures
- Obtain permission from your supervisor.
- Submit the Notification of Temporal Leave from Japan
- Report to the International Student Office after your return.
In order to protect our livestock from infectious disease, we ask you to submit “Extramural Activities Application Form for Animal Quarantine” if you go to countries other than registered as FMD free where vaccination is not practiced. This form is required to print on the reverse side of “Notification of Temporary Leave from Japan”. You can get the form at the International Student Office, too.
- The form is available to download from [temporal leave for international student.xls].
Reference: You can check the list of FMD free countries from OIE web site.
Health Check after Travelling
If you are not well after travelling and thinking to see a doctor, the following check list might be helpful.
Information for graduate students (lectures, degree application procedure, and so on)