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Finding Municipal Support for Foreign Students

Each municipal government offers its own service for foreign students, such as homestay and scholarships. Please inquire at the municipal office in your area to find out what they offer.
A list of municipal government offices follows:


List of Prefecture and Municipality Websites


About CLAIR (Council of Local Authorities for International Relations)
CLAIR plays a wide range of roles for regional internationalization. It is a common organization operated by each prefecture and government-designated city. CLAIR has an information desk for foreign residents. Find and access the regional CLAIR office nearest to you.

If you're considering
studying in Japan

- Benefits of Studying in Japan
- Schools & Life in Japan
- Start By Finding Out the Basics

Gateway to Study in Japan, a website operated by JASSO

Global30

Other Scholarships

- What other scholarships available?
- What procedures are required?
- How shall I begin?

Do not give up! There is still a way!

JASSO’s website

Learning in English at Universities

Website of Global30, a project promoted by the Japanese government

Global30

List of undergraduate courses (JASSO’s website)

List of graduate courses (JASSO’s website)