Schedule

These are program start dates and application deadlines for KCP Japanese language study.

KCP Program Dates

Here are the program dates for KCP study in Japan. Whether you choose to learn the Japanese language during one of these terms or customize your KCP terms, if you plan to enroll in an extended or academic year program (staying longer than six months), we strongly recommend that you (1) apply for your first term at least six months in advance, and (2) apply for a visa as well.

Visa

2014 Schedule

Semester Programs
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Winter Jan 9, 2014 Mar 27, 2014 Oct 12, 2013 Nov 12, 2013
Spring Apr 10, 2014 Jun 21, 2014 Jan 7, 2014 Feb 7, 2014
Fall Oct 6, 2014 Dec 23, 2014 Jul 31, 2014 Aug 9, 2014
Extended Programs
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Spring Extended Jan 9, 2014 Jun 21, 2014 Aug 13, 2013 Nov 11, 2013
Fall Extended Jul 6, 2014 Dec 23, 2014 Feb 7, 2014 May 7, 2014
Academic Year Oct 6, 2014 Jun 23, 2015 May 10, 2014 Aug 8, 2014
Summer Programs
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Summer Jul 6, 2014 Sep 19, 2014 Apr 7, 2014 May 7, 2014
Summer short-term Jun 22, 2014 Aug 15, 2014 Mar 24, 2014 Apr 23, 2014

Note: Dates subject to change without prior notice. If a deadline falls on a Sunday or holiday, application/payment is due at the KCP office or sponsor school the workday before the deadline.

Late Application Request

2015 SCHEDULE

SEMESTER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Winter Jan 8, 2015 Mar 26, 2015 Oct 11, 2014 Nov 11, 2014
Spring Apr 4, 2015 Jun 23, 2015 Jan 7, 2015 Feb 7, 2015
Fall Oct 8, 2015 Dec 23, 2015 Jul 11, 2015 Aug 11, 2015
EXTENDED PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Spring Extended Jan 8, 2015 Jun 23, 2015 Aug 12, 2014 Nov 12, 2014
Fall Extended Jul 6, 2015 Dec 23, 2015 Feb 7, 2015 May 7, 2015
Academic Year Oct 8, 2015 Jun 24, 2016 May 12, 2015 Aug 10, 2015
SUMMER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Summer Jul 6, 2015 Sep 18, 2015 Apr 8, 2015 May 8, 2015
Summer short-term Jun 23, 2015 Aug 14, 2015 Mar 26, 2015 Apr 26, 2015

SPECIALIZED SUMMER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Japanese Language and Pop Culture Jun 23, 2015 Jul 24, 2015 Mar 26, 2015 Apr 26, 2015

Note: Dates subject to change without prior notice. If a deadline falls on a Sunday or holiday, application/payment is due at the KCP office or sponsor school the workday before the deadline.

Late Application Request

2016 SCHEDULE

SEMESTER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Winter Jan 7, 2016 Mar 25, 2016 Oct 10, 2015 Nov 10, 2015
Spring Apr 7, 2016 Jun 24, 2016 Jan 10, 2016 Feb 10, 2016
Fall Oct 7, 2016 Dec 23, 2016 Jul 10, 2016 Aug 10, 2016
EXTENDED PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Spring Extended Jan 7, 2016 Jun 24, 2016 Aug 11, 2015 Nov 11, 2015
Fall Extended Jul 7, 2016 Dec 23, 2016 Feb 8, 2016 May 8, 2016
Academic Year Oct 7, 2016 Jun 23, 2017 May 11, 2016 Aug 9, 2016
SUMMER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Summer Jul 7, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 Apr 9, 2016 May 9, 2016
Summer short-term Jun 24, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 Apr 27, 2016

SPECIALIZED SUMMER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Japanese Language and Pop Culture Jun 24, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 Apr 27, 2016

Note: Dates subject to change without prior notice. If a deadline falls on a Sunday or holiday, application/payment is due at the KCP office or sponsor school the workday before the deadline.

Late Application Request

2017 SCHEDULE

SEMESTER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Winter Jan 7, 2017 Mar 25, 2017 Oct 10, 2016 Nov 10, 2016
Spring Apr 7, 2017 Jun 23, 2017 Jan 10, 2017 Feb 10, 2017
Fall Oct 6, 2017 Dec 22, 2017 Jul 9, 2017 Aug 9, 2017
EXTENDED PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Spring Extended Jan 7, 2017 Jun 23, 2017 Aug 11, 2016 Nov 11, 2016
Fall Extended Jul 7, 2017 Dec 22, 2017 Feb 8, 2017 May 8, 2017
Academic Year Oct 6, 2017 Jun 23, 2018 May 10, 2017 Aug 8, 2017
SUMMER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Summer Jul 7, 2017 Sep 20, 2017 Apr 9, 2017 May 9, 2017
Summer short-term Jun 24, 2017 Aug 16, 2017 Mar 27, 2017 Apr 27, 2017

SPECIALIZED SUMMER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Japanese Language and Pop Culture Jun 24, 2017 Jul 25, 2017 Mar 27, 2017 Apr 27, 2017

Note: Dates subject to change without prior notice. If a deadline falls on a Sunday or holiday, application/payment is due at the KCP office or sponsor school the workday before the deadline.

Late Application Request

2018 SCHEDULE

SEMESTER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Winter Jan 9, 2018 Mar 28, 2018 Oct 13, 2017 Nov 13, 2017
Spring Apr 7, 2018 Jun 23, 2018 Jan 10, 2018 Feb 10, 2018
Fall Oct 9, 2018 Dec 22, 2018 Jul 12, 2018 Aug 12, 2018
EXTENDED PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Spring Extended Jan 9, 2018 Jun 23, 2018 Aug 13, 2017 Nov 13, 2017
Fall Extended Jul 6, 2018 Dec 22, 2018 Feb 7, 2018 May 7, 2018
Academic Year Oct 9, 2018 TBA May 13, 2018 Aug 11, 2018
SUMMER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Summer Jul 6, 2018 Sep 20, 2018 Apr 8, 2018 May 8, 2018
Summer short-term Jun 23, 2018 Aug 15, 2018 Mar 26, 2018 Apr 26, 2018

SPECIALIZED SUMMER PROGRAMS
KCP Term Beginning Date Ending Date Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Japanese Language and Pop Culture Jun 23, 2018 Jul 24, 2018 Mar 26, 2018 Apr 26, 2018

Note: Dates subject to change without prior notice. If a deadline falls on a Sunday or holiday, application/payment is due at the KCP office or sponsor school the workday before the deadline.

Late Application Request

Testimonials

KCP has excellent support for students—the fun and extremely helpful English-speaking staff members as well as a kind, knowledgeable English support teacher. The Japanese teachers made themselves available to help students both after class and in the offices.

—Rachel Lanahan

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