Study in Japan

Study in Japan

An Introduction:

  • Is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean
  • Land of the Rising Sun.
  • Population: 1 26,317,000 (2019) 126 million
  • Capital city: Tokyo (population: 13 million
  • Largest Japanese cities (by population, from most to fewest people): Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Kobe, Kyoto, Fukuoka, Kawasaki, Saitama, Hiroshima, Sendai, Kitakyushu, Chiba
  • Ethnic groups: Japanese (approx. 98.5% of population), Koreans (0.5%), Chinese (0.4%), other (0.6%)
  • Language: Japanese (prominent dialects include Kansai, Osaka, Kyoto, Tohoku, other)
  • Climate and weather: Japan’s climate ranges from humid continental on the northern island of Hokkaido to humid subtropical on parts of Honshu south to Okinawa Prefecture on the Ryukyu Islands.

Why Study in Japan?

  • Japan has the second largest economy in the world.
  • Knowing Japanese brings business opportunities.
  • World class science and Technology.
  • Fascinating Culture such as MT. Fuji and Japanese cuisine and “ Omotenashi “ hospitality.
  • Conducive Living environment and safe and secure infrastructures.
  • International students from more than 170 countries and region across the world.
  • You can both study and save money.

In Japan, the higher education starts upon the completion of 12 years of education: elementary education (6 years of elementary school) and secondary education (3 years of lower secondary school and 3 years of upper secondary school).

There are 5 types of higher education institutions where international students can be admitted to, which are

  •  Colleges of Technology
  •  Professional training colleges(postsecondary course of specialized training colleges)
  •  Junior Colleges
  •  Universities (undergraduate) &
  •  Graduate Schools

Depending on the founding bodies, these higher education institutions are categorized into three types: national, local public and private.
Japan Education System