In Japan you will find huge metropolises, beautiful temples, hot springs,
gorgeous flowering cherry trees, high-end technology, sumo switches, volcanoes,
skiing and sushi to make. And this was just a small taste. One of the world's
most populous countries has also become one of the world's most influential
countries. Naturally, Japan has also become a more and more popular country of
study for international students.
Where can I study in Japan?
Student life in Japan
universities maintain a steady and high quality and education is at the
forefront. In addition, more and more universities are teaching English, so you
don't have to be fluent in Japanese when you start your studies. You usually
have good opportunities to learn Japanese during your studies and you will gain
firsthand knowledge of this exciting region. This is valuable knowledge to take
back home and you will make yourself attractive in the job market. Japan has a
culture that is very different from the one we are used to, and a stay there
will give you a whole new perspective on both the world around you and yourself.
Education system in Japan
In Japan, there are approx. 770 universities and in 2005 there were more than
7.8 million registered students. After high school, approx. 80% in higher
education and a high level can make it difficult to enter higher education. The
Bachelor's degree in Japan is 4 years old and the first year is not supported by
the Loan Fund. Masters degrees are also offered for 1-2 years.
Facts about Japan
Census: approx. 127 million
Largest cities: Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Kobe, Kyoto
Currency: Yen (JPY)
Time zone: +8 (+7 at daylight saving time)
Want to know more about studying in Japan?
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studying in Japan? Book a meeting with us! Our study guides have long experience
of sending Norwegian students abroad and can answer anything you wonder. When
you book a meeting with us you get free counseling on study in Japan and we can
help you to search, choose a study program, find a home and set a budget.
You are most welcome in one of our stores, but we can also take the meeting over