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There are various types of Japanese language institutions, differing in their form/organization, size, etc. The first step toward successfully studying in Japan is deciding on a high-quality Japanese language institution suitable for the student. Key points in selecting an appropriate Japanese language institution are as follows:

List of Japanese language institutes for students without 12 years of education (authorized by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports,Science and Technology-MEXT)

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) website:

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


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


List of undergraduate courses (JASSO’s website)

List of graduate courses (JASSO’s website)