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Why
study in
Japan?

A life without worries

Safety

Japan's cities were voted the safest in the world to live. Japan has one of the lowest crime rates.

Health

Japan's Universal Health System covers up to 70% of the medical expenses of all its residents

food

Not just sushi!
Japan has access to the world's healthiest foods at affordable prices for students.

Transport

Public transport among the best in the world!
Travel through Japan from north to south by plane, train, car, ship, or bicycle.

The Japan Experience

Living in Japan is a unique Cultural experience! Take your time here as a student to get to know 47 amazing prefectures!

But why study in Japan?

 
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Nobel
Prizes

With 28 Nobel Prizes , Japan is the most awarded country in Asia, in categories such as Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, and Biology

academic production

Japan is among the world's top 5 most cited in scientific journals , contributing to global discoveries and innovations.

Universities of Excellence

5 of the 100 Best Universities in the World meet in Japan! All with undergraduate and postgraduate programs for international students.

English programs

Today there are about 1,000 undergraduate/graduate programs in English within Japanese universities.

Study in Japan Basic Guide (Spanish)

 

Guide of Universities and English Programs

Scholarships and
Opportunities in Japan

Japan is one of the countries that offers the most scholarships for international students. From tuition discounts to full-ride scholarships,
discover some of Japan's scholarships and opportunities.

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MEXT scholarships

One of the most prestigious scholarships in Japan, promoted by the embassy and consulate in the region.
The MEXT scholarship provides round-trip airfare to Japan, exemption from school fees, and monthly stipends ranging from $1,100 to $1,400.

Modalities: Undergraduate, Technical, Vocational Course, Japanese Language and Culture, Postgraduate (Research), Teacher Training.

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JICA
courses

JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) offers a broadly competitive scholarship for technical training programs.

Programs last an average of 1 to 3 months and have all travel costs covered.



Some examples of courses: development planning, public administration, public enterprises, communication and information, etc.

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Post-Doc
JSPS

The JSPS (Japan Society for Promotion of Science) offers a postdoctoral research fellowship for researchers with strong academic backgrounds.

The JSPS Fellowship provides the researcher with state-of-the-art facilities and laboratories, dedicated mentoring, an average salary of 3,000 USD per month, and funding to purchase additional research resources. Search research institutes and apply online.

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jasso
and unis

JASSO (Japan Student Service Organization) annually publishes a brochure with scholarships financed by companies and private foundations for students who started their studies in Japan.

 

Many Japanese universities have their own scholarship and tuition discount programs. For more information, check out the website of the university you are looking to study and their available scholarships.