Study in Japan

Study in Japan - one of Asia's most technologically advanced and progressive countries!

Do you plan to study in Japan? We can assist with your goal of upgrading your education in the land of the rising sun. We listed essential details to help make your application fast and easy! 

Quick Facts

Capital: Tokyo 

Currency: Japanese Yen 

Population: 126,168,156 

Popular programs to study in Japan: 

  • Marketing 
  • Economics 
  • Politics 
  • Social Sciences 
  • Engineering 
  • Data Science 
  • Architecture 
  • Business 
  • Education and training 

Government expenditure on the education system: 5.4 trillion Japanese Yen 

Key services industries:  

  • Information and communication technology 
  • Financial services 
  • Logistics and transportation 
  • Tourism 
  • Education and healthcare 
  • Tourism 

Key manufacturing areas: 

  • Automotive 
  • Electronics 
  • Machinery 
  • Chemicals 
  • Steel 

Why study in Japan

There are numerous reasons to study in Japan. Below are some notable highlights!

High-quality education

You are guaranteed to receive outstanding education when you study in Japan. Aside from many international universities regulated by the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology, the country produces exceptional students that perform well in science, math, reading, and literacy 

Exceptional employment opportunities

Japan is home to respected companies such as Sony, Toshiba, Panasonic, Toyota Motor, Mitsubishi, and Honda Motor. Studying in the country can give you access to valuable internships or directly apply after graduating 

Exciting culture

You are guaranteed to experience a fascinating culture when you study in Japan. Living in the country introduces notable traits of the Japanese, such as professionalism, intelligence, respectfulness, and kindness 

Commendable environment for international students

Living in the country introduces you to an efficient environment whereeverything just works.” From reliable transport systems to political stability and security, expect the highest quality of living when you study in Japan! 

Application Process to Study in Japan

Basic Requirements: 

  • A photocopy of your passport 
  • Application form from your chosen learning institution in Japan 
  • Highschool or university transcript 
  • Graduation certificate 
  • Letters of recommendation 


  1. Look for a Japanese university offering your chosen educational program. Also, learning basic Japanese helps you communicate with the locals when you study in Japan. 
  2. Ensure you have completed the requirements to study in Japan. Check the website of your preferred university for further information.
  3. Submit your application. Again, regularly visit the website of your chosen university for updates. 
  4. Apply for a visa to study in Japan.
  5. Search online for housing options and get student insurance. 
  6. Arrive in the country and make incredible memories! 
Asia Exchange offers the best assistance to make studying in Japan seamless for all international students!


Easy application process

Just fill out an online application form and submit it with a few attachments.

Acceptance even in one day

Your study placement can be confirmed as quickly as in day.

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Once you get the confirmation, it’s a done deal!

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Student visa for international students

To apply for a student visa, you must find an accredited school in Japan that offers programs in English or Japanese, then apply for admission. After receiving a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) from the university, you may apply for a student visa at the Japanese embassy or consulate in your home country. 

The visa application fee is 20,000 Japanese Yen. Starting the process as soon as possible is essential, as getting a student visa can take several weeks.  

Popular Cities to Study in Japan


Top Universities to Study in Japan

Frequently Asked Questions

Tokyo, the country’s capital, is Japan’s best place to study. Aside from having the best universities, Tokyo offers the utmost convenience, from housing to transportation 

With the most urban population in the nation, Tokyo is where you’d discover employment chances in virtually every sector, from education and tourism to electronics and entertainment.  

Other cities, such as Osaka, are well known for their IT and tourist sectors. Kyoto has a strong manufacturing sector, Yokohama is well known for its infrastructure, and Sapporo offers employment opportunities in the tourism and hospitality sectors. 

Global learners can work part-time in Japan for 28 hours a week or four to five hours daily and earn 1,000 Japanese Yen or more hourly.  

To work part-time, you must apply for a work permit. You can provide services in restaurants, shops, and other industries except adult entertainment and nightclubs.