EPOK provides students from partner universities with an excellent opportunity to study in Japan with comprehensive learning experiences at Okayama University.
Student who fulfills the EPOK requirement can earn Certificate of Study Japan EPOK.

Academic Calendar (Subject to Change)


Spring Semester (April 1, 2022 – August 31, 2022)

Orientation will be provided online

By March 24th : Take Japanese Language Course Placement Test(online)
April 1st : EPOK Guidance online and Opening Ceremony (Zoom)
April 8th : Classes start
After Arrival : Arrival Orientation
After Arrival: Campus Life Orientation (website)
August 5th : Classes end
August (TBA) : Closing Ceremony

Fall Semester (October 1, 2022 – February 28, 2023)

Orientation Week starts from 26th September

September : Arrival Orientation
September : Japanese Language Course Placement Test
September : EPOK Guidance / Campus Life Orientation/Opening Ceremony
September : Course Registration Interview
October 3rd : Classes start
February 10th : Classes end
February : Closing Ceremony


Spring Semester (April 1, 2023 – August 31, 2023)

Orientation Week starts from 4th April

Fall Semester (October 1, 2023 – February 28, 2024)

Orientation Week starts from 25th September



The university will provide students with an official report of their academic records, listing course titles, grades, and credits earned. Please note that the recognition of credits earned at Okayama University is the responsibility of the students’ home universities.


Course List for EPOK (Recommended)

ESSAY (EPOK Student Forum)