Japan is a dynamic country, rich in history and cultural significance. It is offering a variety of benefits to promote international education and make studying in Japan more attractive. Through scholarships, the opportunity to work part-time, and with comprehensive medical coverage, Japan is attracting many international students.
International students can enroll in one of five types of institutions of higher learning: universities (undergraduate courses), graduate schools, junior colleges, special training colleges (post-secondary courses) and colleges of technology in Japan. There are about 700 universities in Japan, including national, public and private ones. The length of study in an undergraduate university is four years with the exception of medicine, dentistry and veterinary science department, which require six years of study.
Eligibility for Undergraduate level studies: A student who has completed his or her secondary education (include high school) and school education for 12 years or more outside of Japan will qualify for admission to a Japanese university. Those who have qualifications such as an International Baccalaureate or Abitur and are aged at least 18 years are also qualified for admission to a Japanese university