AEP Day Program

This course offers the basic academic English skills that are required at universities and graduate schools in English-speaking countries. The schedule is designed for students who can take classes during the day, and students can even take just one class (12 hours per week). Anyone who is a high school graduate and who meets the required English level can take these courses.

Target Learners

For those who want to:

  • Enroll in the Undergraduate or graduate programs at Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ).
  • Prepare to study abroad at a university or graduate school.
  • “Study abroad” while in Japan (according to the regulations of their university), or who want to experience study-abroad.
  • Prepare before studying abroad in a foreign country.
  • Follow up after studying abroad.
  • Obtain a job at a global company.
  • Learn not only conversational English but also advanced reading and writing through “Academic English”.

Program Features

  • Students can take AEP classes both online and on campus for one semester and expect to improve both Academic and daily conversational English skills because the official language at TUJ is English.
  • This Day Program includes General Education classes customized for non-native English speakers and conducted in the American university class style. “Academic Skills” that are not taught in an actual American university class are also covered in these classes.
  • Classes are taught by instructors with master’s and/or doctoral degrees who teach in the Bridge Program and in other AEP programs at TUJ.

※This course is designed for students who have test scores higher than TOEFL iBT 32, IELTS 3.5, TUJ TOEFL ITP 400, Eiken Grade Pre-2, or the equivalent English proficiency. If you do not have one of the above scores, you will need to take a brief level check test administered by the AEP staff, which takes maximum 30 minutes. So please email us the following at

  1. Preferred time and date
  2. Preferred format (in-person or online)
  3. Your experience in living and/or studying abroad

*All students need to take an online placement test (takes approximately 60 minutes) on one of the following dates:

  1. Wednesday, January 25th from 1p.m.
  2. Saturday, February 4th from 1p.m. 

Details (Spring 2023)


"Study Abroad in Japan" Classes (Monday / Tuesday / Thursday / Friday):
Tuesday, February 14 to Monday, March 27

English Test Prep Classes (Monday / Tuesday / Thursday / Friday):
Tuesday, February 14 to Monday, March 27

Class Format:

"Study Abroad in Japan" Classes:

  1. Hybrid (Monday/Friday online, Tuesday/Thursday in-person)
  2. Online Only (Monday/Friday)

Temple University, Japan Campus (Access: 7-minute walk from Sangen-jaya station, Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line)

English Test Prep Classes:


Application Deadline:

  • Sunday, January 15, 2023 (Early Bird)
  • Tuesday, January 31, 2023 (General)

*Payment has to be made by Tuesday, January 17. The general price will be charged otherwise.
*We may still accept applications after the deadline based on availability. Please submit the form below if you plan to take courses.

Course Registration:

 AEP Day Program Registration Form

  • We will send you an email regarding documents and payment after receiving your application form.
  • If applications do not reach our minimum numbers of students, we will not be able to offer the courses.

AEP Day Program Class List

"Study Abroad in Japan" Classes (Mondays / Tuesdays / Thursdays / Fridays)


This course offers the basics of academic English skills that are required at universities and graduate schools. Classes will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00am to 1:00pm or 2:00pm to 5:00pm (Each schedule includes a 10-minute break). The actual class will be determined based on students’ levels.

"Study Abroad in Japan" Online Only Courses (Mondays/Fridays)

To provide more flexible learning options, Academic English Program provides both hybrid (in-person/online) and fully online schedule options accessible from anywhere in Japan and around the world.

This is recommended for those who live far from our campus or who wish to take classes only delivered with online format. Each option is all online for a total of 12 hours a week from 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:00 on Mondays and Fridays. You may choose one of the following schedule options.

  1. AEP General Education (AEP-GE) 10:00-13:00 & 14:00-17:00
  2. AEP General Education (AEP-GE) 10:00-13:00 & Reading-based Writing (RbW) 14:00-17:00
  3. Reading-based Writing (RbW) 10:00-13:00 & AEP General Education (AEP-GE) 14:00-17:00

*The course fee for all the three patterns above will be the same as the one for taking one Mon./Tue./Thu./Fri class.

English Test Prep Classes (Mondays / Tuesdays / Thursdays / Fridays)

These are 10-week courses intensive courses designed to prepare for English tests such as TOEFL, IELTS and TOEIC for those who are planning to apply to English-speaking universities such as TUJ. These are test preparation course (Each is held on Monday / Tuesday / Thursday / Friday, 12 hours a week) to improve your test scores for studying abroad. These courses comprehensively enhance your four English skills (Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing) and increase your knowledge of academic English-specific vocabulary and grammar.

Each class is all online for a total of 60 hours, 12 hours a week from 10:00 to 13:00 or 14:00 to 17:00 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.


Fees(Tax Included)

Early Bird

Early Bird Price Continuing students
(those who have taken a semester long AEP program before)
New students
(New Student Fee of 10,500 yen + Course Fee)
1 Class 166,600 177,100
2 Classes 273,700 284,200



General Price Continuing students
(those who have taken a semester long AEP program before)
New students
(New Student Fee of 10,500 yen + Course Fee)
1 Class 196,000 206,500
2 Classes 322,000 332,500


  • All the above fees include taxes.
  • Students may need to purchase books or materials for this program.
  • Bank transfer service fees are not included above and are paid by the applicants.
  • There is a separate New Student Fee of 10,500 yen for those students who have not taken any semester-long AEP course before. Please understand that the class format and the schedule of these courses are subject to change without any prior notice.

Annual Schedule(tentative)

  • Spring:February – March
  • Summer:May – July
  • Fall:September – November

Apply here:

Please submit the online application form.

AEP Day Program Registration Form

Note: Please be aware that courses cannot be offered in the event that there are insufficient numbers of applicants.

Contact us

Please feel free to contact us for your questions and inquires as well as scheduling your individual consultation.

Temple University, Japan Campus Academic English Program

1-14-29 Taishido, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 154-0004 (Access)
Tel: 03-5441-9863
Fax: 03-3452-3084
Hours: Weekdays 9:00-18:30 (Japan Time)

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