Study Abroad in Japan

Looking to travel and study abroad, but not sure where to go? Check out our Study Abroad in Japan! This is a fantastic opportunity to live in one of the most culturally-rich countries in the world while getting a quality education that will set you up for success after graduation.
When are the Semester Start Dates?
In Japan, the academic year typically begins in April and is divided into two semesters: the first semester from April to September, and the second semester from October to March. Some universities may also offer a trimester system, with the third trimester from January to March. However, it's best to check with your specific university for exact semester start dates.
What does it cost to study?
The cost of studying in Japan varies depending on the university and program, but generally, undergraduate programs cost around $4,700 per year, while graduate programs cost around $6,600 per year. Living expenses, including accommodation, food, and transportation, typically range from $700 to $1,050 per month.
What type of Visa and Insurance do i need?
To study in Japan, you will need a student visa and an appropriate health insurance plan. The student visa can be obtained through the Japanese embassy or consulate in your home country, while the health insurance plan is typically provided by your educational institution. Make sure to research and meet all the requirements for both before departing for Japan.

What are the Admissions Requirements?
Studying in Japan as an international student, you typically need a high school diploma or equivalent, proficiency in Japanese or English, and may need to provide standardized test scores, transcripts, and a statement of purpose. Admissions requirements vary by university and program, so it's important to carefully review specific requirements before applying.
Where can i apply for Scholarships?
Scandinavian, German and Dutch students can apply for financial aid in the form of governmental loans and scholarships. If you live outside the mentioned countries, you can always apply for scholarships offered to international students by the university.