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To Foreign Students Considering Studying in University of Tsukuba. JAPAN STUDY SUPPORT is a website jointly operated by The Asian Students Cultural Association and Benesse Corporation. It provides information about studying in Japan.
The website also provides detailed information about University of Tsukuba and its faculties of Japan-Expert Program, Bachelor's Program in Global Issues, School of Humanities and Culture, School of Human Sciences, School of Science and Engineering, School of Medicine and Medical Sciences, School of Health and Physical Education, School of Art and Design, School of Informatics, School of Social and International Studies, and School of Life and Environmental Sciences. Take full advantage of the site to learn everything you would like to know about University of Tsukuba.
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The following 2 scholarships are available for students joining the Japan-Expert (Bachelor Degree) Program.

1. Tsukuba Scholarship (monthly scholarship stipend of 50,000 yen)
2. Imagawa Future Fund (For Healthcare Course students only) (scholarship amount not yet determined)
In addition to these scholarships, other scholarships are available to students after enrollment based on the university’s recommendation.

International Student Assistants

Following enrollment, international students will be assigned assistants who will help them with their initial moving-in and other procedures for beginning their student lives.

Career Support

The Career Development Office at the University of Tsukuba supports the job-hunting activities of international students, with on-campus company recruiting events specifically for international students as well as job-hunting follow-up seminars. Consultation regarding job-hunting activities is also available so that students will find themselves in a supportive environment where they can address any concerns they have, no matter how small.

Student Housing

The University of Tsukuba provides a living environment for students that compliments their studies, and the dormitories are designed so that students can experience life as self-sufficient citizens within a local community. There are a total of 60 dormitory buildings, with 3,430 single rooms, 153 double rooms, and 251 family units. Rooms include beds, desks, a wash basin, and a telephone, among other amenities. Students need only to bring whatever they require for their own personal needs in their daily lives.

Japanese Language Support

The Center for Education of Global Communication (CEGLOC) holds Japanese language supplementary courses as an extra-curricular activity.

Exchanges among international students

Housing Fee: From 13,540 yen, up to 44,000 yen
(Fees vary by the type of housing. A security deposit as well as utility costs are charged separately.)

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