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Japan is a long island country located in the eastern part of Asia. It is the 11 th most populated country in the world even after not being too large according to land mass. It also has the most populated city in the world, Tokyo. Japan is a country with rich history and a horrifying past. It was bombed during the second world war but it still managed to be one of the richest country in the world. Japan is home to some of the best universities in Asia and world in whole. It is also home to some of the biggest cities in the world.

  • Why Japan?

    Japan is known across the world for its work environment and discipline. Japanese students are some of the best in the world in various fields like technology, finance, discipline medical fields and others. Japan is known for having one of the best programs in various fields like engineering, finance and science. Japan has been the leading developer of various technological gadgets and automobile and has been contributing a lot in the development of modern society. Studying I japan will give students the international exposure they would need in order to be capable of being useful in the international market.

  • Education System:

    Japanese education system is one of the best in the world. Like most of the other countries, japan also provides three different degrees in major. They are:  Bachelor’s degree  Master’s degree  Doctoral degree Bachelor degree for most of the courses in Japan lasts for around four years and master’s degree lasts for around two years. Japanese university and colleges provide these degree’s to international students who are qualified to get the degree. Japanese Universities are known for having great curriculum and well-equipped faculties.

  • College and University

    Japan also has private and public university like most of the countries in the world. These universities and colleges provide wide range of courses to students willing to work into different fields. Japanese campus has beautiful architecture as japan has one of the most beautiful art styles and most university buildings are aesthetically pleasing. Mostly Japanese universities are of two types:  Private college Private colleges are the colleges owned by a person or an organization. These colleges are usually more expensive then public college because they rely on the tuition from the students and some funding’s.  Public (state) college Public colleges are the colleges owned by the state or the government. They are usually cheaper than private college because they do not solely depend upon the tuition of the students. They get funding from the government and are also helped by various organizations and charitable personalities. Both the private and public universities in Japan provide great quality education to students. One thing to be noted is that public universities are preferred more by the students to study in japan because no only they’re cheaper but also the quality of education and the faculty in public universities is better than that in private. As the Japanese government is very much invested in the education of their students, the public institutions that are regulated by the government thinks more about the development of the students and making them more skilled and useful.

  • Cost

    Cost of education for international students is usually high in almost all the countries. But japan is not as expensive as some other study abroad destinations such as USA, Canada, etc. It is mostly because it is a Asian country and the cost of living there is little more affordable in comparison to that in Europe or America. International students have to pay a little more than that compared to local students but the difference is not that great. Also living cost in japan is not too expensive but big cities like Tokyo can get expensive if the students do not have the idea of sustainable living in low cost. Tuition: Tuition cost in Japanese university may vary based on the city, university and the course that the students apply for. Public Universities: 830000-950000 yen per year (for bachelor’s) : 850000-100000 yen per year (for master’s) Private Universities: 100000-150000 yen per year (for bachelor’s) :830000-110000 yen per year (for master’s) Also, the cost for study in medical fields can be higher in the private institutions. But Japanese government provides different merit-based scholarship for international students to provide some ease to funding to study in Japan. Accommodation: Cost of living in Japan is not that expensive in comparison to other developed countries. The cost of rental on average is around 15000 yen to 50000 yen a month for a single person. The cost of meal and other groceries is also pretty affordable in Japan. On average 80000yen-100000yen is more than enough for international students to live in japan including the cost of living. Living in Japan is a great experience as it teaches students to be hardworking and disciplined.

  • Working in Japan

    Students in Japan are permitted to work for a maximum of 28 hours. They can work this in a single job and if they wish to work more than one job to get 28 hours then they can work only up to 14 hour a week on one job. Initially a student is not allowed to work in Japan but they can get their work permit from the immigration office after arrival at the airport. The amount of money they make depends on the city and the type of job they’re doing. Jobs like tutoring or working as a research or a teacher’s assistant pays more than jobs like working in department stores. Japanese people are not as open minded as the people in the western society but they do not judge students who are willing to work hard to fund their education. Students willing to work hard to take time to work and study well are well respected in japan. On average students working part time in japan make around 1000yen to 1500yen an hour depending on the type of job you’re doing. Students can comfortable make 120000 to 170000yen a month and be able to fund both their education as well as living cost. Students can also work for long hours full time during semester break or other long breaks to make some more money. Japan has got a very difficult working life as most people work there for long hours and with full efficiency so students must be able to adapt the Japanese work environment in order to sustain a part time job in Japan.

  • Admission Procedure and document checklist

    Students can get admitted into a Japanese University in two different ways. In one way, students require to give the entrance exam for the university for which they must be fluent in Japanese. They can give that exam by learning Japanese in their home country or they can go to Japan spend a year learning Japanese in a Japanese institution and then apply for the university. Most of the students learn Japanese in Japan because most of the university require students to have a high-level Japanese proficiency of grade N1 or N2 (even some native Japanese speaker find it difficult to get N1 level). So, learning Japanese in Japan can help then to get this proficiency level in a year and be able to study in Japanese university.

  • Visa process and condition

    In order for the students to get a student visa to study in Japan, they need to show various documents which will prove to the Japanese government that the candidate is genuinely coming to study in japan. In order to get into Japanese university, the student must first be fluent in Japanese and to do so they prefer learning it in Japan. Even for so student’s visa is needed and this visa is extended once the student gets into a Japanese university. Student Visa Requirements  application form  passport  Passport-size pictures  The Certificate of Eligibility  Letter of Admission in a Japanese institution, stating the details of the course and its duration  Previous academic qualification certificates  Proof you can meet the financial requirements for the duration of your stay in Japan. After passing the Japanese proficiency test, students can apply to Japanese university and once they get enrolled in a Japanese university, they need

  • Quick Facts

    Japan is the third largest economy in the world just behind China and USA. Japan has been recently popular among teenagers of different countries due to popularity of anime which is a Japanese cartoon. Japan is also developer of some of the best automobile in the world. Japanese society is pretty similar to culture of other countries in Asia. Cultural shock might still exist for some students because there are many things which at different in Japan in comparison to our country. Japan is a popular destination for higher education and it is not very difficult to be able to fund your education on your working part time in Japan. After studying in Japan many students prefer to not work there because of it extremely difficult and hard-working culture but Japan has been proving the world why it is one of the best in terms of technology for some period of time now.

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