In most KOSEN, one academic year consists of two terms. Basic information is given below; for further information, please contact individual KOSEN websites.
In most KOSEN, one academic year consists of two terms as shown below.
- Term 1: April - September
- Term 2: October - March
Vacation dates vary among KOSEN, but are basically as follows.
- Summer Vacation: Mid July - End of August / Mid August - End of September
- Winter Vacation: Late December - Beginning of January
- Spring Vacation: Mid February - Beginning of April
- New Year's Day - January 1
- Coming of Age Day - Second Monday of January
- National Foundation Day - February 11
- The Emperor's Birthday - February 23
- Vernal Equinox Day - March 20/21
- Showa Day - April 29
- Constitution Day - May 3
- Greenery Day - May 4
- Children's Day - May 5
- Marine Day - Third Monday of July
- Mountain Day - August 11
- Respect-for-the-Aged Day - Third Monday of September
- Autumnal Equinox Day - September 23/24
- Sports Day - Second Monday of October
- Culture Day - November 3
- Labor Thanksgiving Day - November 23