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北海道大学 | Hokkaido University

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Hokkaido University is one of the oldest, largest, and most prestigious universities in Japan. Our alumni include a Nobel laureate, business leaders, research pioneers, artists and writers. We offer a broad-based educational experience, world-class research facilities.
The atmosphere is warm and welcoming, our campuses clean and safe, and we are located in a breath-takingly beautiful setting.
The university motto is “Be Ambitious”.


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Modern Japanese Studies Program

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MJSP is participating inJASSO, Universities and Embassy Fair in Bangkok, Thailand!
If you would like to talk to us in person to learn more about MJSP & Hokkaido Univ., please visit our booth!

Date: June 6(Mon.)-June 10(Fri.)
Time:9:30-16:30 (※June 6th 13:30-16:30)
Place: Embassy of Japan in Thailand
(177 Witthayu Road, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand )

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Generous Financial Support

Tuition fees at Hokkaido University are ¥535,800 a year (as of May 2013). But Hokkaido University has a scholarship program for students participating in the Modern Japanese Studies Program.
a. We are planning to waive the entire enrollment and tuition fees for the Foundation Course for October 2014 enrollees.
b. We are planning to waive the entire enrollment and tuition fees for the 2015 academic year for April 2015 enrollees in the Modern Japanese Studies Program.
c. In the second year and thereafter, all or half of the tuition fees will be waived for selected students based on academic performance. (Waivers will not be available to all students.)

An Attractive, Affordable Place to Live

Students will have priority in university accommodation for their first year in Japan. Rents for the first year will be approximately 17,400 yen to 19,500 yen per month. Sapporo is very reasonably priced compared to Japan’s other major cities and is regularly voted one of the best places to live in Japan.

Wide-ranging Career Opportunities

After graduating from MJSP with fluent Japanese and a broad training in the social sciences, you can pursue postgraduate studies, find employment at a Japanese company, or work as a journalist, translator or interpreter. Our Career Center provides a range of support services to assist you in the process of job hunting in Japan.

Hokkaido University’s campus is an oasis of green in the middle of Sapporo, Japan’s fifth largest city.

One of the student dormitories that will house MJSP students.

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