Fact

 

  • Country name : Japan, In Japanese – Nihon / Nippon
  • Division: Japan has 47 prefectures. On the basis of geographical and historical background, these prefectures can be divided into eight regions: Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, Chubu, Kinki, Chugoku, Shikoku, and Kyushu-Okinawa.
  • Form of Government: Constitutional monarchy. The royal leader is called Akihito
  • Capital : Tokyo
  • Largest City : Tokyo with over 9 Million inhabitants
  • Population : 127 million (2018)
  • Language : Japanese
  • Currency : 1 Yen (NOK) = 100 ore
  • Religion : Majority are Buddhists or Shintoists
  • Land Area: 377,982 Square Kilometer
  • Popular sports : Sumo and Martial arts
  • Country code : +81
  • National day : 11 February

Study Reason

There are so many good reasons to study in Japan. Some students are attracted by Japan's high educational standards, while for others the attraction is Japan's rich cultural heritage. With over 150,000 international students choose Japan for their abroad study destination each year.

 

  • High Educational Standard and life
  • Learn Japanese language while earning a degree
  • Discover Japan’s rich cultural heritage
  • Japan is a safe, peaceful place to Study, Live and Work
  • Low tuition fees and scholarship opportunities
  • Scholarship opportunity
  • Employment opportunities
  • One of the best economy of the world
  • Japan is the king of technology

Education System

 

Grade

Age

Education Level

1-6

7-12

Elementary School (Compulsory primary education )

7-9

12-15

Junior high school (Compulsory Secondary education)

10-12

15-18

High School (secondary education)

12+

18 +

Technology colleges, Junior colleges, Universities and Graduate Schools

 

Courses and University

Eligibility Test

You must be at least 17 and under 25 years of age and have completed 12 years of school education

All Japanese must attend elementary and lower secondary (middle school) level studies. Most public schools offer these levels. While they aren’t compelled to, almost all students progress to the upper secondary level.

 

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.

 

Cost Of Living

Japan is a relatively expensive country to study for international students. Living costs especially in Tokyo is one of the most expensive cities in the world. However, students living outside of central Tokyo who adjust to a Japanese lifestyle and do not depend too heavily on food and products from their home countries will find Japan much more affordable. The general cost of living and accommodation varies depending on where students choose to stay and study.

 

 

JPY

USD

Accommodation


¥50,000


450

Transportation


¥3500


$31

Food and Drinks

¥15000


$135

Phone, Books, Medicals


¥5000

$45

Total

¥73500

$661

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