Study in Japan

There are 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. Nearly 5 million students study abroad annually, with that number projected to continue increasing. With over 150,000 international students, Japan is one of the most popular destinations for international students.

The OECD ranks Japanese high school students number one in the world for maths, and number 2 for scientific literacy. Japan has the highest number of Nobel prize winners of any Asian country, and the second highest of any country since 2000. 49% of Japanese High School graduates enter university. Japan has over 700 universities, with 10 ranked in the top 200 worldwide

Japan has been inhabited for thousands of years., and has a long and fascinating history filled with war and intrigue. Discover peaceful temples and shrines, demon museums, and the history of how Japan was unified by the sword. Enjoy summer festivals and year-round traditional ceremonies, in friendly rural villages and dynamic global cities. Tsukuba is less than 2 hours from the historical capital, Kamakura, and an hour from the world class museums in the current capital, Tokyo.