JPSS, for information about studying in Japan's universities and graduate schools. > Site Concept
JAPAN STUDY SUPPORT is a website of Information for International Students that is jointly operated by the Asian Students Cultural Association and Benesse Corporation.
There are about 1,300 universities, graduate schools, junior colleges, and vocational schools recruiting international students in Japan. Information about them, together with information on scholarships, guides for living in Japan, and other related matters are presented in 8 languages: Japanese, English, simplified and traditional Chinese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, and Indonesian. This is the largest website of information for international students in Japan and has about 40,000 viewers per month.
We provide international students information about universities and schools along with the related necessary information accurately and effectively. This site supports students in realizing their plans to study in Japan in a comprehensive way that meets their needs.
You can search for information such as application and admission periods, and academic programs, as well as access information for universities, graduate schools, junior colleges and vocational schools that recruit international students
And of course, those already in Japan attending Japanese language schools can also use this site as career guidance for local schools.
This “Academic Suitability Check” is a diagnostic test for helping you choose a career path that matches your interests and abilities. Keep the results of this test in mind as you go forward making decisions about your career path.
1) The Appeal of Study in Japan. 2) Successful Study in Japan 3) Collecting Information about Studying Abroad. 4) Paths for Coming to Study in Japan (Advantages and disadvantages of each path) 5) The Purpose of Studying in Japan and How to Select School. 6) Procedure for Entering Japan 7) Expenses for Studying 8) Examinations for International Students. 9) Accommodations for when you first come to Japan
You can search for requirements and amounts of a number of scholarships available for international students. This is also a useful tool for universities and graduate schools, junior colleges and vocational schools that are recruiting international students.
Information is provided in simple Japanese that can be easily understood by international students that is written with them in mind, from tips on how to write resumes up to the basic rules for working in Japan.
Universities and graduate schools that accept applications from international students over the Internet are listed here.
Here we introduce universities where English classes are conducted, including those that offer undergraduate courses wherein you can acquire a degree studying in English.
Here we introduce places where active on-campus recruitment of international students by Japanese educational institutions is taking place.
Messages in a Q&A video format from senior students who are studying in Japan is introduced. The six questions are outlined below.
(1) How did you learn the Japanese language? (2) How much did you pay initially to come study in Japan? (3) Please give some brief advice for students hesitating to come study in Japan. (4) What was your best experience from your studies in Japan? (5) What reasons led you to choose the school and faculty you joined? (6) Share with us a brief message about what makes studying in Japan so great!
The most up-to-date information and notices about studying in Japan are posted here, including information on topics such as Japanese culture from the international admissions staff of universities, graduate schools, junior colleges and vocational schools.
For recruiting international student, universities, graduate schools, junior colleges and vocational schools post the following: ① Entrance Examination Information ② Faculty and Department Information ③ Students' Life Assistance ④ Guide to Facilities ⑤ Downloadable Access Information, New Information, and University Guides
*The bulk of information posted varies for each school.
In JAPAN STUDY SUPPORT, we are aiming to improve the value of academic degrees offered in Japan by widely promoting the appeal of studying in Japan's universities, graduate schools, junior colleges, and vocational schools.
Moreover, through such undertakings and activities, we are promoting the internationalization of campuses and supporting their efforts to change the often "inward-looking" perspectives held by some Japanese students.