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Why study in Japan?

Fascinating Study in Japan

World Class Science and Technology

You can learn about cutting-edge science, technology and medicine, etc.

Despite its scarce resources, Japan was able to grow economically and become a leading country in manufacturing precisely because of the advanced knowledge and technology fostered by its excellent education system. Using its state-of-the-art science, technology and medicine, Japan has introduced many products to the world, including electric vehicles, digital cameras, optical fibers and the artificial heart. Instant noodles, which have changed the dietary life of the world, and Karaoke, are also innovations of Japanese origin. The practice of transforming innovative ideas into creative products goes far back into Japanese history. Japanese schools focus not only on academic achievements but also on the development of human quality. This aspect of Japanese schools is highly appreciated by international students who think the studying experience in Japan helps them after they start working.

Fascinating Culture

Cultural heritages such as Mt. Fuji and Japanese cuisine and "Omotenashi" hospitality

Surrounded by the sea, Japan enjoys all four seasons. In Japan, there are a number of world heritage sites, such as Mt. Fuji, a symbol of Japan, as well as the Himeji Castle and Itsukushima Shrine. Washoku (traditional Japanese cuisine), a registered intangible cultural heritage, is a colorful and healthy food that uses seasonal ingredients and contributes to Japan being one of the countries with the world' s highest life expectancy. Japanese people are known to be hardworking and attach importance to discipline. "Omotenashi" hospitality, the mentality of caring for guests by giving them the highest priority, is second nature to Japanese people, and thus international students are always welcomed warmly.

Conducive Living Environment

Conducive living environment and safe and secure infrastructures

Japan is known as a good place to live with its low crime rate. Even if you misplace something, it will be returned to you most of the time. Japan's public transportation system boasts of its on-time departure and arrival and helps you reach your destination safely and securely. With a well-established health insurance system, you can receive advanced medical care when you fall ill with only a small fee. Even international students who feel anxious after leaving their home country can find some peace of mind while staying in Japan.

Various International Students

International students from more than 170 countries and regions across the world

About 140,000 international students from more than 170 countries and regions of the world are studying at higher educational institutions in Japan. These students can broaden their horizons through exposure to Japanese as well as diverse cultures of the world. Japan is a tolerant country where freedom of religion and thought is guaranteed by the constitution.