Overseas Entrance Examination


The applicant must satisfy all of the following requirements:

  • The applicant must meet one of the following criteria below:
    1. The applicant has graduated or will graduate from senior high school by March 2020 (including those who are currently working).
    2. The applicant has completed a 12-year curriculum in an educational system(s)or is scheduled to complete such a curriculum by March 2020.
    3. The applicant is designated by the Minister of MEXT.
    4. The applicant is recognized as having academic ability equivalent to or higher than senior high school and will reach the age of 18 years by April 2020.
  • The applicant must be eligible to obtain or renew the residence status of study abroad under the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act after being admitted into Digital Hollywood University.
  • The applicant has passed level N2 of Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) or obtained 220 points or higher in the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) for Japanese, or have equivalent competence.

Application Documents

Regardless the examination venue, the applicants must submit all the following application documents.

Documents to be submitted Remarks
1. Application form,
admission ticket for examination,
photograph slip※
Must be written by the applicant. Please note that there is a possibility your application may be denied due to any omission or misdeclaration.
2. Graduation Certificate High school and university graduation certificate, or certificate of expected graduation if the applicant has not graduated.
※ If the applicant has graduated from a university, please submit both high school and university certificate graduation.
3. Academic transcript Academic transcript issued by high school or university the applicant graduated from.
※ If the applicant has graduated from a university, please submit both high school and university academic transcript.
4. Language qualification (if available) Please provide language skill-related certificate such as JLPT, TOEFL, TOEIC, et cetera.
5. Financial support statement※ Letter of guarantee to pay tuition fee and other expenses during the applicant's stay in Japan. Shall be written by the sponsor.
6. Sponsor's bank statement Please provide the last three (3) months of sponsor's bank statement.
7. Activities report※ Please fill in the form and provide a copy of your artwork or certificates in A4 size if available.
8. Proof of relationship to the sponsor Please provide any documents that show your relationship with the sponsor.
9. Sponsor's income certificate and certificate of employment Please provide any documents that show sponsor's income and place of employment.
10. Passport copy Please submit a photocopy of the page of the applicant's passport showing the applicant's name, birth date, passport number, photograph, and expiration date.
11. Proof of examination fee payment Please submit any documents that confirm that the payment has been made.
For overseas remittance, please submit a proof of remittance.
12. Statement of purpose※ Reason for application, regarding the applicant's desired field study.

※ Form for document with (※) mark can be found on the application form.

※ Please note that required documents for domestic examinations and overseas examinations are slightly different.

※ The above documents are documents necessary for applying for overseas entrance examination.

Entrance Examination Venue and Schedules

Please note that the application period, examination date, and application form may vary for each examination venue.
The following is the schedule for each examination venue.

Examination Venue Application Period Examination Date Application Form
Shanghai (period I) 1 July 2019 - 16 August 2019 Saturday, 14 September 2019 Application Form for April 2020 Admission will be available for download from July 1, 2019.
Hong Kong・Macau (period I) 1 July 2019 - 16 August 2019 Monday, 16 September 2019
Hong Kong (period II) 1 July 2019 - 31 October 2019 Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Macau (period II) 1 July 2019 - 31 October 2019 Thursday, 12 December 2019
Taiwan 1 July 2019 - 31 October 2019 Saturday, 14 December 2019
Shanghai (period II) 1 July 2019 - 31 October 2019 Monday, 16 December 2019
Beijing 1 July 2019 - 31 October 2019 Wednesday, 18 December 2019
[Vietnam] Hanoi 1 July 2019 - 23 August 2019 Monday, 7 October 2020
[Malaysia] Kuala Lumpur 1 July 2019 - 31 October 2019 Friday, 6 December 2019
[Korea] Busan (period I) 1 September 2019 - 16 September 2019 Friday, 27 September 2019
[Korea] Seoul (period I) 1 September 2019 - 16 September 2019 Monday, 30 September 2019
[Korea] Busan (period II) 1 October 2019 - 4 November 2019 Saturday, 23 November 2019
[Korea] Seould (period II) 1 October 2019 - 4 November 2019 Sunday, 24 November 2019
[Indonesia] Surabaya 1 July 2019 - 31 October 2019 Friday, 22 November 2019
[Indonesia] Jakarta 1 July 2019 - 31 October 2019 Monday, 25 November 2019

※If the applicant is not residing in Japan, nor in above countries, please contact us at daigaku@dhw.ac.jp.

Submitting Your Application

Submit your application form along with other necessary documents to the following address:

Digital Hollywood University Admissions Office
Ochanomizu Sola City Academia 4F
4-6 Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0062
Phone No. : +81 3-3526-5785

Examination Fee Payment

Please refer to the application form to see the examination fee for each examination venue.
The examination fee can be paid either via bank transfer to the university account or via PayPal (credit card) for those who are residing outside of Japan. Please make sure to keep the payment slip once you complete the examination fee payment.

Via bank transfer (overseas remittance)

Swift Code : DIWAJPJT
Account Number 1905830
Account Name Digital Hollywood University
Account Address Ochanomizu Sola City Academia 4th Floor,
4-6 Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Via PayPal payment (only for those residing outside of Japan)

If you wish to pay using PayPal, please contact us at daigaku@dhw.ac.jp.

Entrance Examination Details

The entrance examination for the undergraduate course is an interview test in Japanese. The applicant’s personality, motivation, creativity, judgment, and communication skill shall be comprehensively assessed during the interview.

Interview length 15 minutes
What to bring admission ticket, pen/ pencil, portfolio (optional)


If you have any questions regarding the admission, do not hesitate to contact us at:

E-mail: daigaku@dhw.ac.jp
(Multilingual support: Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Malay)