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More than 100,000 international students study in Japan every year. Japanese Universities offer excellent academic standards and high-tech resources and facilities for students.
Many courses are taught in English, but studying in Japan also gives you the opportunity to become fluent in another language. Japanese is a valuable language skill for international business, research, and for understanding their vibrant culture.
You can study a degree in Japan at one of five different types of colleges: Colleges of Technology, Professional Training Colleges (‘senmom gakko’), Junior Colleges, Colleges and Universities and Graduate Schools. There is a wide range of courses in Japan to choose from, from language and undergraduate degrees in Japan to post-graduate, MBAs and research study.Read less...
There are over 700 universities in Japan, most of which are private. Education is highly regarded in Japan – it has a near-perfect literacy rate and English is a compulsory part of study in Japan.
One of the most important aspects of choosing your study abroad destination is cost. The cost of studying in Japan compares well against other international study destinations, especially if you study outside of the main urban areas.
Learn more about intake dates, application deadlines, student visas and English language requirements before applying to a Japanese University or College.Read More...
Japanese Universities have an excellent reputation around Asia and the world – 11 Japanese universities are ranked in the Times Higher Education Supplement Top 200 universities. Most universities in Japan offer many scholarships for international students – which can help with the higher cost of living and tuition fees.
When you study in Japan, you will discover both a high-tech world of the future and an ancient culture – from the bustling 24-hour streets of Tokyo to peaceful Zen gardens and the gentle art of flower arranging. You’ll also meet fellow students from all over the world through your course in Japan – friends who will be a great network for your future international career.
*Please note that courses in medicine and some engineering programs may be more expensive than the costs given. See the course descriptions on this site for the most up-to-date course costs.