Study in Japan

There are many good reasons to study in Japan. Some students are attracted byJapan's high educational standards, while for others the attraction is Japan's rich cultural heritage. Nearly 5 million students study abroad annually, with that number projected to continue increasing. The cutting edge innovation for which Japan is known didn't happen spontaneously. A formidable higher educational system with a commitment to research and development stands behind it. Japan boasts Asia's highest number of Nobel prize winners thanks to to its extraordinary academic tradition. With approximately 780 universities from which to choose, as well as specialized vocational institutions, the academic options for international students are nearly boundless. Read more about Yokohama National University, the International University of Japan, Waseda Business School, APU Japan, Doshisha Business School, the NUCB Graduate School, Hitotsubashi ICS, Globis University, and Keio Business School. While it's true that Japan is an expensive place to live, there are plenty of ways to enjoy a good education at a reasonable price. While living costs may be high, tuition fees are comparatively cheap -- particularly up against those in the United States and the United Kingdom. Furthermore, a tuition fee exemption program for foreign students goes a long way in cushioning the financial blow, as do a multitude of scholarship opportunities from the government, private universities, foundations and corporations designed to support international students of all levels and across all academic disciplines. 

Advanced technology and a developed economy

A.Japanese is a highly technologically and economically advanced country. Every day, researchers and students at a variety of universities, graduate schools, businesses, and enterprises are engaged in never-ending research, development, and creation of the next newest and latest theories and technology. As a foundation of society, Japan provides a wide variety of higher education. In Japan, there are over 700 universities, and nearly 3000 specialty schools. From traditional educational subjects (law, economics, engineering, science and math), to the more modern fields of study (environment, IT, tourism, comics and animation, computers/games), the choices and possibilities are endless.

A culture rich with depth and diversity

B.A combination of ancient and state-of-the-art, eastern and western, natural and artificial things all coexisting in what is now modern Japanese society and culture of today.


Half of students who come to Japan to study receive a scholarship of some sort (According to research conducted by JASSO based on international students studying in Japan)

Degree of satisfaction after studying abroad in Japan

D.According to research conducted by JASSO based on international students and their impressions while studying in Japan

73.2% of international students stated that their impression of the country "became better" after living and studying in Japan.
66.1% of international students stated that their impression of the people "became better" after living and studying in Japan.
88.0% of international students stated that their impression of their overall experience of studying abroad in Japan was "great".