Criteria for the Course & Participation Fees

Criteria for the Course

We welcome the participation of the persons who satisfy the following three criteria:

  1. 1. Persons who understand, speak, read and write English.
  2. 2. Persons who are able to pay all the expenses involved in participating in the course, such as the round-trip travel expenses to Mito, lodging, meals and registration fee (below) prior to the start of the course:

    <Registration Information>

    Duration Category Fees
    Two weeks
    (Certificate students)
    Japanese Nationals
    (incl. Japanese nationals living abroad)
    20,000 yen
    Foreign Nationals
    (incl. foreign nationals living in Japan)
    15,000 yen (Professionals)
    10,000 yen (Full-time students)
    Day-basis participation All 4,000 yen/day
  3. 3. Persons who meet one of the following qualifications:
    1. a) University graduates or professionals interested in Victimology & Victim Services;
    2. b) Persons who are working in victim-related fields. (e.g., full-time/part-time staff for victim assistance groups, police officers, lawyers, judges, counselors, and so on.); or
    3. c) University seniors who are formally part of a victimology seminar or have taken basic victimology courses.

How to register as a student:

[STEP 1] Submit the Registration Form

If you are interested in attending this course, please fill out the registration form and send it to us by e-mail or fax as soon as possible; registration will be filed on a first come, first served basis.
Deadline for registration is 15 July, 2014

[STEP 2] Payment of Registration Fee

Registration Fees
Duration Category Fee
Two weeks
(Certificate students)
Japanese Nationals
(incl. Japanese nationals living abroad)
20,000 yen
Foreign Nationals
(incl. foreign nationals living in Japan)
15,000 yen (Professionals)
10,000 yen (Full-time students)
Day-participation All 4,000 yen/day

Remark: The registration fee varies according to the categories in consideration of differences of economic conditions.

◆ If you are participating from Japan,

Please remit the registration fee to the following address by register mail (現金書留) by 15 July, 2014. The remittance charge shall be born by the participants.

Tokiwa International Victimology Institute
Tokiwa University
1-430-1, Miwa, Mito-shi, Ibaraki-ken, 310-8585 Japan
〒310-8585 茨城県水戸市見和1-430-1

◆ If you are participating from abroad,

Please pay the registration fee at the registration desk on the first day of the course.

Special Remarks for foreign participants from abroad

  1. 1. All participants from abroad shall be required to send us the following documents at the time of registration via e-mail ( as attached files or express mail:

    1. a copy of the ID card issued by the organization to which you belong.
  2. 2.In addition to the above, all those who need to obtain a visa from the Japanese embassy/consulate to enter Japan are required to send the following:

    1. 1) a visa support application form (Word File),
    2. 2) a copy of your passport (pages showing the passport number, passport holder’s details and photograph),
    3. 3) another recommendation letter bearing an official letterhead written by the headmaster/principal/ president/vice-chancellor of the educational institution from which you graduated lastly or in which you are currently enrolled. The letter should include the full contact address mentioned above in it.

      The deadline for your visa support application is June 23, 2014. It will normally take two weeks from this date until you receive our invitation letter along with all other necessary documents for your visa procedures. The length of the time for the issuance of your visa depends on the policies of Japanese embassy or consulate in your country. Your exact postal address is needed.

      The application documents you submitted shall not be returned for any reason.

  3. 3. The registration fee, once received, shall be reimbursed only if you communicate your intent to cancel by July 18, 2014.
  4. 4. Any discount of the registration fee is not acceptable for any reason.
  5. 5. All the personal information we collect shall be carefully treated by the TIVI in accordance with the Privacy Policy of Tokiwa University, and shall be used only for purposes relating to management of the course.

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