"Student Guide to Japan" is an essential book for international students planning to study in Japan.

Student guide to Japan (English) picture

  • Please consult this guide book at first.
  • For further information, click the links below.

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Student Guide to Japan ( English )

As of May 21, 2019

  • 5 Reasons to Study in Japan
  • Japan Facts and Figures
  • Feedback from International Students in Japan
  • Interview - Why I Chose to Study in Japan
  • Campus Diary (1)
  • Planning Your Studies in Japan
  • Schedule
  • Japanese Educational System
  • Universities (Undergraduate) and Junior Colleges
  • Graduate Schools
  • Degree Programs in English
  • Short-term Study Programs and University Transfer Program
  • Colleges of Technology
  • Professional Training Colleges (specialized training colleges postsecondary course)
  • Japanese Language Institutes
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)
  • Other Exams Used for Studying in Japan
  • Campus Diary (2)
  • Immigration Procedures
  • Calculating the Costs of Studying in Japan
  • Living Cost and Price
  • Academic Fees
  • Scholarships
  • Part-time Work
  • Accommodation
  • Medical Insurance, Accident/Property Insurance and Kyosai
  • Internship
  • Employment in Japan
  • Statistics
  • Q&A about Study in Japan / Study in Japan Global Network Project
  • Useful Information


How to obtain the brochure in print

  • Brochures can be sent only within Japan.
  • Please write your name, postal code, postal address in Japan, telephone number and language preference (Japanese, English, etc.) into the “Request Form”.
  • Attention: Please download those data (Spanish, German, French, Russian and Myanmar language) yourself.

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Study in Japan Unit, Information Services Division, Student Exchange Department, Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
  • Address address is 2-2-1 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-8630
  • TEL (telephone) number is +81-3-5520-6111
  • FAX (facsimile) number is +81-3-5520-6121