2022 Spring Semester

Period:  Wednesday, January 12 – Monday, March 28 (20 classes)

Application Deadline:  Sunday, December 26, 2021
*We will stop accepting applications once all seats are filled.
*Depending on space availability, we may accept applications even after the deadline.
*Applications received outside business hours will be processed the next business day.
*Please note that the schedule and the style of this course, whether held online or on campus, are subject to change without notice.

Fees:  61,900 yen (Tax Included)

Designed for:

  • College students, adults, and senior-year high school students who have been accepted by TUJ or a university overseas;
  • Adults and college students who have been accepted to short study-abroad programs at TUJ or a university overseas; or
  • College students and other adults who have a minimum English standard test score of TOEFL iBT 60, or IELTS 5.0. If you have a TOEFL ITP score, please contact us.

Notes:  This course is for high school graduates or higher. If you are a high school student, consider AEP High School.

Dates and Times:

  • Monday & Wednesday 19:30-21:00
  • 2 classes a week (20 classes for a total of 30 hours)

Class Format:  Online (Zoom)


If you have any questions or worries about the class and would like some advice, we are happy to arrange an individual meeting (English or Japanese). Please feel free to contact AEP at esl@tuj.temple.edu.

Course Description

This course is mainly designed for working adults in international fields with intermediate to advanced English proficiency, as well as for those who wish to become master’s or doctoral students or researchers.

The course goal is to acquire advanced academic English skills, while conducting academic research on a theme of each student's own choice.

Students will read various articles and materials on their research theme and work on one of the following as a semester project: a Literature Review or a State of the Art Essay on the theme, under the guidance of the instructor. Each Student can select which type of project they want to do, and anyone from any field, regardless of their major, can participate in this course.

Note: There will be no follow-up of each class, such as recorded videos, for those who missed the classes.


Course Schedule

January 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31
February 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 28
March 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 23, 28

*There is no class on February 23, March 21.

Steps to Attend the Program

Please follow the procedures below to attend the course.

Application Procedures

Please apply using the online application form. Please feel free to contact us for any questions about course details or the application process.

*Depending on space availability, we may accept applications even after the deadline has passed. Please submit the application form, and we will get back to you.

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

Planned Future Sessions

Summer 2022    May - July, 2022

Get a Discount by Applying for Two Courses Together
We offer the TOEFL Prep Courses for those who aim to enter undergraduate or graduate programs at TUJ or overseas universities. By applying for these courses together, you will receive a 17,500 yen discount on your tuition fees. You can choose a course suited to your level among the TOEFL Prep Courses. For more details, please see the pages below.

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)