The most attractive thing that International Students choose Japan for their abroad study is their academic environment where one can study state of the art technology and acquire the knowledge that enabled Japan’s phenomenal postwar economic growth. In Japan many universities and colleges are well equipped with fine research, computer, and library facile. And since the Japan has the second highest number of Nobel Prize winners of all countries in the world, it shows the extra ordinary academic dedication. And also the great thing about the Choosing the Japan for abroad study is it is much cheaper than studying in America or any other European Countries.
Why Study in Japan?
- High level of education
Japan has more than 700 universities to choose from and 10 of them are ranked in the top 200 worldwide. And since the Japan has the second highest number of Nobel Prize winners of all countries in the world, it shows the extra ordinary academic dedication. The greatest perk is it is much cheaper than studying in America or any other European Countries. Since the teaching quality is very high studying in Japan will definitely lead to the higher path.
- Economic growth
Studying in Japan will give you opportunities that you may have never thought since Japan is the second largest developed economy in the world with the 3rd largest automobile manufacturing country, and the largest electronics goods industry. Therefore, if anyone wants to go with electric goods designing or high quality fashion products, Japan will be the best place for it.
- Amazing culture
With thousands of years of history of Japan and the way of shaping their culture until today will lead you to experience the whole new fascinating way of life since the combination of traditions and modern technology is one of the uniquenesses of Japan. There will be great chances to taste diverse cuisine from sushi to ramen, from soba to tempura – a whole variety of unfamiliar delicious foods to try. And a best thing is Japanese food are very tasty and healthy.
And also the Japanese martial arts which are mostly offered at universities like Judo, Kendo, Kyudo or Karate or taking part in Japanese culture like Japanese calligraphy, taiko drumming and shamisen (Japanese musical instrument) will make you feel amazed to whole new level
- High standard of life
Japan is the country having one of the world’s best health care systems with a very high life-expectancy which is safest and most peaceful places to visit. Their exclusive transport systems help travel around the country conveniently and it is known that public transport is more punctual than in any other country. You can experience the four seasons with breathtaking nature on the temples and shrines.
Generally, a prospective student first enrolls in a Japanese language institution after arrival in Japan. In many cases, he or she studies Japanese and other related subjects at the language institution for between one and two years and then takes the entrance examination for a university, etc. For this reason, the choice of the Japanese language institution is very important for the prospective student. There are two types of Japanese language institutions for foreign students who wish to go on to a Japanese university for either undergraduate or postgraduate studies.
1. Preparatory Japanese language courses for foreign students offered by private universities
- The preparatory Japanese language courses for foreign students offered by private universities are regular courses within the university curriculum as defined by the School Education Law. The objective of these courses is to offer preparatory education in the Japanese language, Japanese society and culture, and other necessary subjects to foreign students who wish to enter junior colleges or undergraduate or postgraduate programs at universities, either as students or researchers.
- Subjects taught include the Japanese language, Japanese society and culture, and other basic studies, which are usually taught in Japanese. There are, however, some schools that offer the courses in English. The residence status of students taking such special courses offered by private universities is “College Student.”
- Preparatory Japanese language courses for foreign students are offered at 66 private universities and junior colleges. It is important for each foreign student to select the program best suited for him or her, taking into consideration the reasons for studying in Japan, field of study and future direction, i.e., what he or she intends to do after completing the preparatory course. Depending on the school, students who remain at the same university as the one offering the preparatory Japanese language courses may enjoy special benefits and procedures, such as waiver of the admissions selection process.
2. Japanese language institutions providing Japanese language courses to foreigners who come to Japan
- • Foreigners who wish to study at universities or similar educational institutes in Japan may first consider entering a Japanese language institution providing Japanese language courses as a preparation prior to their undergraduate/graduate work. Types of such language institutions include senshu gakko (specialized training schools) or senmon gakko (vocational colleges), educational institutions categorized as kakushu gakko (various schools), and other establishments similar to kakushu gakko. If this is the case, prospective foreign students are advised to visit the official website of the Ministry of Justice below and confirm that the language school of their choice is a Japanese language institute that is officially designated by the Ministry of Justice and is listed in the Ministry’s relevant announcement.
- Foreign students studying at such a designated Japanese language institute may enter Japan under the status of residence of “exchange student.”