2019 Academic Calendar
The academic year in Japan begins on April 1 and ends on March 31 of the following year, and is divided into four terms; Spring Term, Summer Term, Fall Term, and Winter Term. Below is the schedule for the 2019-20 academic year (Year 2019).
The Spring Term is from April 1 to mid-June 2019.
- April 1 – 5
- April 8
- May 1
University Foundation Day
The Summer Term is from mid-June to September 30, 2019.
- August 6
Last day of classes for Summer Term
- August 7 – September 30
The Fall Term is from October 1 to early December 2019.
- October 1
- December 27 –January 3
The Winter Term is from late November to March 31, 2020.
- February 10
Last day of classes for Winter term
The specific starting and ending dates for all of the terms have a certain degree of flexibility to accommodate the needs of students and their particular study calendars. Students can consult with lecturers directly for information on this flexibility.