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Study in Japan - Online/Onsite Sharing by Japanese Universities in 2024

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在シンガポール日本大使館 ジャパン・クリエイティブ・センター主催  2024年夏・秋  日本の大学合同説明会(オンライン・現地)

20th July, 31st August & 12th October 

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Saturday 20th July Online

Saturday 31st August @JCC

Saturday 12th October Online

 

The Country of Your Dreams. This is Your Future!

□    No 1  most popular tourist destination.     
*The World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Development Index 2021 
□    No 1  Asian country with the most Nobel Prize Winners (Top 7 Globally). 
□    One of the safest countries. 
□    Beautiful four seasons! 
□    Part time jobs available. 
□    Low cost of living.

 

 

Japan Creative Centre(JCC), Embassy of Japan presents:
Study in Japan
-Online Sharing by Japanese Universities in Summer 2024

Saturday, 20th July

Singapore Time

09:30    Japan Creative Centre (JCC) 
09:35    Ritsumeikan University 立命館大学 
10:00    Special Talk by     Japanese University Graduates Association of Singapore (JUGAS) 
10:25    Special Talk Session (Q&A) 

Closing    Remarks

 

20th July 9:35
Ritsumeikan University 
立命館大学

56-1, Toji-in Kita-machi, Kita-ku, Kyoto, 603-8577, Japan 
phone +81-75-465-8162 mail hello@st.ritsumei.ac.jp 
web https://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/e-ug/

Ritsumeikan University is a leading comprehensive private university with over 100 years of history. We offer English-based programs including dual/joint undergraduate degree programs in which students can earn bachelor’s degrees from both Ritsumeikan and partner universities abroad.

Ritsumeikan pioneers new English-medium undergraduate programs utilizing well-developed educational resources, alongside established undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs. Today, more than 37,000 students study and conduct research across campuses in Kyoto, Osaka, and Shiga. Additionally, the university hosts 3,028 international students from 80 countries and regions, ranking third among Japanese universities in terms of international student population. Currently, the University offers 5 English-medium undergraduate programs in Global Liberal Arts/ Asia-Pacific Affairs, International Relations, Policy Science, and Information Science and Engineering.  Challenging the norm for English-language based programs, Ritsumeikan has made dual/joint undergraduate degree programs, in which students can earn bachelor’s degrees from both Ritsumeikan and a partner university abroad. The first between Japan and the US, the unique Joint-Degree Program with American University in Washington D.C. explores international relations from multiple perspectives through a comprehensive and fully engaged curriculum that spans the Pacific Ocean. Further, enhancing its global collaborations, Ritsumeikan established a Dual Degree Program with the Australian National University within the College of Global Liberal Arts. This pioneering program delivers two degrees across two continents in four years, covering a modern liberal arts curriculum and a highly developed international relations curriculum.   

Key Admissions Features 

・    April/September Intake 
・    Online Application (Including Interviews) 
・    No Japanese Proficiency Required for Admissions 
・    Multiple Application Periods 

For details, please visit our Application Guide page: web http://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/e-ug/apply/howto.html/   

Located in western Japan, Ritsumeikan has campuses in Kyoto, Osaka, and Shiga, three regions that are close, yet distinct. The English-medium undergraduate programs are offered in Kyoto and Osaka. Kyoto is the ancient capital of Japan, with 17 world heritage sites within 10 km of the Kinugasa Campus. Kyoto is known as a student city, with 10 percent of the population identifying as students. Osaka is western Japan’s largest city and the center for business in the region. Situated 20 minutes by train from both Kyoto and Osaka city centers, students at the Osaka Ibaraki Campus have excellent access to both the traditional charms of Kyoto, and the vibrant metropolis of Osaka.

 

Japan Creative Centre(JCC), Embassy of Japan presents:
Study in Japan
-Onsite Sharing by Japanese Universities in Summer 2024

Venue: JCC, 4 Nassim Road, Singapore 258372

Saturday, 31st August

Singapore Time

09:30    Japan Creative Centre (JCC) 
09:35    Kyoto University 京都大学 
10:00    Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus (SFC) 慶應義塾大学湘南藤沢キャンパス 
10:25    Special Talk by     Japanese University Graduates Association of Singapore (JUGAS) 
10:50    Q&A and Individual Consultation 
12:30    Closing Remarks

 

31st August 9:35
Kyoto University International Undergraduate Program (Kyoto iUP) 
京都大学(Kyoto iUP)

Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8501, Japan 
web https://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en (Kyoto University) 
web https://www.iup.kyoto-u.ac.jp/ (Kyoto iUP) 
web https://www.iup.kyoto-u.ac.jp/contact/

Since its founding in 1897, Kyoto University has been dedicated to furthering higher education and fostering an atmosphere of free academic exchange in the historic city of Kyoto, a center of traditional Japanese culture.

Kyoto University is comprised of 10 faculties, 18 graduate schools, 12 research institutes, 27 centers and other organizations. Approximately 3,000 of the university’s 22,600 students hail from overseas. With students from approximately 110 different countries and regions, the university’s campuses boast a rich cultural diversity.  Kyoto iUP (Kyoto University International Undergraduate Program) is a 4.5-year international scholarship program comprising a six-month preparatory course followed by four years of undergraduate study. A key feature of the program is that no Japanese language proficiency is required at the outset, as the program provides an intensive Japanese language component. Admission and tuition fees are exempted, and students have a chance to receive a monthly merit-based scholarship of up to JPY 120,000 for the 4.5 years of the program. Upon graduation, they are awarded a bachelor’s degree in their selected major.   

Application information for Kyoto iUP October 2025 enrollment 

・    Number of places: 30 
・    Application period: November 1 to December 2, 2024 (5p.m. JST) 
・    How to apply: web https://www.iup.kyoto-u.ac.jp/apply/     
 ・    Please read the application guidelines and apply through the Online             
  Application System during the application period.     
 ・    After the first screening (document review), the second screening            
   (interview) will be conducted for shortlisted applicants. 
・    Enrollment in the following faculties is available:     
 ・    Faculty of Integrated Human Studies     
 ・    Faculty of Education     
 ・    Faculty of Law     
 ・    Faculty of Economics     
 ・    Faculty of Science     
 ・    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences     
 ・    Faculty of Engineering     
 ・    Faculty of Agriculture   

In Kyoto city, students can learn about Japanese culture and history in everyday life. As university students account for approximately 10 percent of the Kyoto city’s population, the city is extremely convenient for students, with many restaurants and stores for students as well as lower living expenses compared to other big cities in Japan. The city is also blessed with an abundance of nature and so compact that the residents can go anywhere on a bicycle.

 

31st August 10:00
Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus (SFC)  
慶應義塾大学 湘南藤沢キャンパス 

5322, Endo, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa, 252-0882, Japan 
phone +81-466-49-3628 mail apd-global@sfc.keio.ac.jp 
web https://www.sfc.keio.ac.jp/en/

Keio SFC was established in 1990. By studying across the Faculty of Policy Management and Faculty of Environment and Information Studies that fuse the humanities and sciences, students will be equipped to approach real-world complex issues.

The Faculty of Policy Management nurtures students in the humanities integrated with sciences, which focuses in the field of Policy Design, International Strategy, Social Innovation, Business and Administration, and Sustainable Governance. Meanwhile, the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies nurtures students in an environment of sciences integrated with humanities, which focuses in the field of Novel Computing and Communication Systems, Design Engineering and Media Art, Advanced Biosciences, Environmental Design, and Human Environment.  The GIGA (Global Information and Governance Academic) Program is a four-year undergraduate degree program that equips students with the knowledge and skills needed in this era of rapid progress, positioning them for unmatched careers in an ever changing global society. This Bachelor’s degree program taught entirely in English, welcomes resourceful, independent individuals who are motivated to explore their full potential.   

Application information 

・    Timeline: December - January 
・    Process: Online application 
・    Screening Method: Evaluation of submitted application documents.     
No interview is required.  
・    Enrollment period: September 2024 or April 2025 
・    Quota: Approximately 50 
・    Application fee: 35,000JPY (However, an exemption of 30,000 JPY is granted to applicants who have graduated (or are expected to graduate) from a high school outside of Japan. The fee for applicants who qualify for this exemption is 5,000 JPY.) 
・    Application information:      
 web https://www.sfc.keio.ac.jp/en/admissions/pmei/ao_giga.html   

SFC is located about 90 minutes from central Tokyo. Surrounded by nature, campus gives you the luxury of studying while always being aware of the four seasons. Cherry blossoms herald the spring, plush new green signals the start of summer, foliage paints the campus with autumn colors in the fall, and on clear days in the winter, snow-capped Mt. Fuji makes an unforgettable appearance. Students at SFC can enjoy a safe and peaceful campus life not available to students in the city. They relax on the lawn between classes, go jogging around campus, and meditate while watching ducks in the campus pond. 

 

As the Japanese magazine specialised in global education, Spring is excited to feature the stories of high-achieving Singaporean/Asian students who chose to study in Japan.

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“Be proactive in thinking about what you want to do in the future, instead of just following the standard path expected of you by the society!” 
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Japan Creative Centre(JCC), Embassy of Japan presents:
Study in Japan
-Online Sharing by Japanese Universities in Autumn 2024

Saturday, 12th October

Singapore Time

09:30    Japan Creative Centre (JCC) 
09:35    Global Network Project to Promote Study in Japan (ASEAN Regional Office)     (Okayama University)     日本留学促進のための海外ネットワーク機能強化事業(東南アジア)(岡山大学) 
10:00    Waseda University 早稲田大学 
10:25    Tohoku University 東北大学 
10:50    Tokyo Metropolitan University 東京都立大学 
11:15    Ritsumeikan University 立命館大学 
11:40    Special Talk by Japanese University Graduates Association of Singapore (JUGAS) 
12:00    Special Talk Session (Q&A) 

Closing Remarks

 

12th October 9:35
Global Network Project to Promote Study in Japan  (ASEAN Regional Office) (Okayama University) 
日本留学促進のための海外ネットワーク機能強化事業(東南アジア)(岡山大学)

2-1-1, Tsushimanaka, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama, 700-8530, Japan phone +81-86-251-8937 
〈Project〉 
mail studyinjapan@adm.okayama-u.ac.jp 
web https://studyinjapan-asean.jp/?lg=en&page= 
〈International Undergraduate Program offered in English〉 
mail info_discovery@adm.okayama-u.ac.jp 
web https://discovery.okayama-u.ac.jp/en/ 

Okayama University, as one of the top national universities in Japan, has been appointed to implement the "Global Network Project to Promote Study in Japan (ASEAN Regional Office)" by MEXT. We disseminate useful information about universities, scholarships etc.

Okayama University has been appointed to implement the "Global Network Project to Promote Study in Japan (ASEAN Regional Office)" by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) , building on the successful implementation and achievements of the previous phases. We promote Study in Japan by 1) providing useful information about studying in Japan, universities, and scholarships through SNS and our events, 2) offering FREE consultation by professional study in Japan coordinators, and 3) holding variety of seminars and fairs (including mock-lectures, information on career in Japan, and students experience talks) to Singapore and ASEAN students.   

・    Okayama University is a comprehensive university, which has 10 undergraduate schools, 1 international program, and 7 graduate schools. Okayama University has a 4-year bachelor’s program called “Discovery Program for Global Learners (GDP)” that can be completed entirely in English. 
・    GDP accepts 60 applicants per year (around 25 from Japan, 35 from overseas) to embrace diversity. 
・    GDP is an interdisciplinary program that students can study a wide range of disciplines in social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences. 
・    Students with advanced Japanese proficiency also has an option to take courses in Japanese in other faculties at Okayama University. 
・    Students develop a personalized study plan that combines courses from different disciplines and fits their individual academic interests and future goals. 
・    The application for intake April and October 2025 will start in early October 2024.   

Japan has beautiful four seasons, and you can enjoy each season in term of food, sightseeing, history, culture, etc. Okayama, which has a perfect mixture of urban and nature sites, is located between Hiroshima and Kobe with easy access from Tokyo or Osaka. You will find convenient transportation of bus, train, taxi, or bicycle between the university and Okayama Shinkansen bullet train station. You can appreciate the delicacy such as peach and grape thanks to the moderate climate called “the Land of Sunshine”. Students can live comfortably, and tuition and living costs are much affordable in Japan, especially in the regional cities like Okayama compared to western countries. 

 

12th October 10:00
Waseda University 
早稲田大学

1-6-1, Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 169-8050, Japan 
phone +81-3-3204-9073(International Admissions Office) 
mail admission@list.waseda.jp

One of the Largest Universities in Japan, Engaged in Education and Research Activities of the Highest Global Standard for Each Academic Field of 13 Undergraduate and 20 Graduate Programs (6 Undergraduate and 15 Graduate Programs have English-based Degree Programs).

Waseda University is a comprehensive research university based in central Tokyo, with 13 undergraduate and 20 graduate schools. Over 47,000 students enrolled, it is the second largest university in Japan. Currently students are able to obtain degrees in English in 6 undergraduate departments and 15 graduate departments with no Japanese language skills requirement. Students can learn Japanese after they arrive, in parallel to their major studies using English, and enjoy the most global campus in Japan, with around 8,000 international students from 115 countries and regions, and partnerships with over 800 prominent institutions in 91 countries. 

English-based Undergraduate Degree Program (2025 September Admission) 

・    Application period: Mid-January to Mid-February, 2025 (TBD) 
・    Application method: Digital submission through online application system. 
・    Screening method:      (1) Document screening and (2) Online interview if required. 
・    Programs:     
 ・    School of Political Science and Economics     
 ・    School of Social Sciences     
 ・    School of International Liberal Studies     
 ・    School of Culture, Media and Society     
 ・    School of Fundamental Science and Engineering     
 ・    School of Creative Science and Engineering   

Tokyo, the capital of Japan, is one of the leading international cities in the world, as well as being the center for Japanese politics, finance, culture, education and much more. Waseda campus is located in the heart of Tokyo, around 20 minutes from such major stations as Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ginza, Ikebukuro and Akihabara, and yet is also still in the midst of nature; preserving the tradition of student towns, it creates the best possible environment for learning. Around our campus, there are variety of foods with the reasonable price, as it is known as a college town. Students enjoy their lunch time at canteen or the restaurants around the campus for Soba, Ramen, Thai, Myanmar and Western foods as you like. In spring, you can see beautiful Cherry Blossoms along Kanda River, just 10-minute walk from our main campus.

 

12th October 10:25
Tohoku University Future Global Leadership Program 
東北大学国際学士コース

41 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8576 Japan 
web https://www.tohoku.ac.jp/en/ 
web https://www.insc.tohoku.ac.jp/english/degree/undergraduate-english/ 
web https://www.insc.tohoku.ac.jp/english/degree/graduate-english/ 

Tohoku University was established as Japan's third national university in 1907. We have proudly held the top spot in the Times Higher Education's Japan University Rankings 4 years in a row since 2020.

The Future Global Leadership (FGL) program offers three undergraduate courses taught entirely in English in the fields of Advanced Molecular Chemistry, International Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Marine Biology. Applicants will undergo a screening process all in English, and no Japanese language proficiency is needed. Scholarships and dormitory housing are available to successful applicants. Please refer to FGL's dedicated website to find further information on curriculum, academic requirements, and application procedures.   

Future Global Leadership Program 

・    Undergraduate courses taught in English     
 ・AMC (Advanced Molecular Chemistry)     
 ・IMAC-U (International Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)     
 ・AMB (Applied Marine Biology)      
Enrollment:October 2025     
Application Period:Noon (JST) 2025.1.7 (Tue.) to Noon (JST) 1.16 (Thu.)     
How to Apply:     
web https://www.insc.tohoku.ac.jp/english/degree/undergraduate-english/howtoapply/ 
・    Graduate courses Tohoku University offers 22 graduate courses. For more information on postgraduate courses and applications, contact the respective courses via the link below. 
web https://www.insc.tohoku.ac.jp/english/degree/graduate-english/   

Sendai is the largest and most vibrant city in the Tohoku region and is known as the ‘City of Trees’ due to its lush greenery and abundant nature. The city offers four beautiful seasons, from the fresh foliage in early summer to the snowy landscape in winter and is easily accessible from Tokyo by the Tohoku Shinkansen, which takes about 1 hour 30 minutes travel time.  The city is known as an educational center, where many international students study. Rent and other living costs are relatively low, making it an easy place for young people to live.

 

12th October 10:50
Tokyo Metropolitan University  
東京都立大学

〈Minami-Osawa Campus〉 phone +81-42-677-1111  1-1 Minami-Osawa, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo 192-0397, Japan 
web https://www.tmu.ac.jp/english/index.html 
mail admission-tmu●jmj.tmu.ac.jp (Change “●” to “@” to send an email) 

Tokyo Metropolitan University is the only public university established by the city of Tokyo. The Department of Biological Sciences provides a full degree program in English and offers enrollment in Spring and Fall. 

Tokyo Metropolitan University has seven faculties, 23 departments, and seven graduate schools on three campuses, with a total of more than 9,000 students. This wide range of academic disciplines provides an open learning environment geared towards pioneering innovations for the future. TMU promotes the acceptance of international students from all over the world, and currently hosts 568 students from 26 countries and regions.  In the Department of Biological Sciences, we offer a life-changing education and the opportunity for ground-breaking discovery in a range of themes from molecular to ecological science. Our curriculum is designed to provide students with a robust foundation in cutting-edge science, and the skills and knowledge necessary for a productive scientific career. Join us for an immersive experience in biology. 
• Courses offered in English 
• Various hands-on field and laboratory courses available 
• Small class sizes with active learning 
• International collaborations with partner universities across the globe 
• Empowering the next generation of scientists   

Application Information for Dept of Biological Sciences at TMU 

The information below is for your reference and may subject to change. For the latest information: 
web https://www.tmu.ac.jp/english/study_at_tmu.html  

・    Fall 2025 enrollment (application will open in the Spring 2025)       
 ・    Special Selection (Entrance Examination for Fall Semester Entrance) 
・    April 2026 enrollment  (application will open in the Summer or Fall 2025)     
 ・    Special Selection (Entrance Examination for International Students             
 [Selection Based on a Nationwide University Entrance Examination Score])     
 ・    Comprehensive Selection (SAT/ACT Method and IB Method)     
 ・    Other formats may be available for international applicants.             
Please contact: mail admission-tokubetsu●jmj.tmu.ac.jp             
(Change “●” to “@” to send an email) 
How to apply: web https://www.tmu.ac.jp/english/study_at_tmu.html   

The main Minami-Osawa campus is located in the western suburbs of Tokyo. The campus is full of lush greenery, while the surrounding area is lively with movie theaters, shopping malls, and other amenities, making it an ideal location for both studying and daily life. TMU International Center offers various forms of support for students to study and live comfortably in Japan.  

 

12th October 11:15
Ritsumeikan University 
立命館大学

56-1, Toji-in Kita-machi, Kita-ku, Kyoto, 603-8577, Japan 
phone +81-75-465-8162 mail hello@st.ritsumei.ac.jp 
web https://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/e-ug/

Ritsumeikan University is a leading comprehensive private university with over 100 years of history. We offer English-based programs including dual/joint undergraduate degree programs in which students can earn bachelor’s degrees from both Ritsumeikan and partner universities abroad.

Ritsumeikan pioneers new English-medium undergraduate programs utilizing well-developed educational resources, alongside established undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs. Today, more than 37,000 students study and conduct research across campuses in Kyoto, Osaka, and Shiga. Additionally, the university hosts 3,028 international students from 80 countries and regions, ranking third among Japanese universities in terms of international student population. Currently, the University offers 5 English-medium undergraduate programs in Global Liberal Arts/ Asia-Pacific Affairs, International Relations, Policy Science, and Information Science and Engineering.  Challenging the norm for English-language based programs, Ritsumeikan has made dual/joint undergraduate degree programs, in which students can earn bachelor’s degrees from both Ritsumeikan and a partner university abroad. The first between Japan and the US, the unique Joint-Degree Program with American University in Washington D.C. explores international relations from multiple perspectives through a comprehensive and fully engaged curriculum that spans the Pacific Ocean. Further, enhancing its global collaborations, Ritsumeikan established a Dual Degree Program with the Australian National University within the College of Global Liberal Arts. This pioneering program delivers two degrees across two continents in four years, covering a modern liberal arts curriculum and a highly developed international relations curriculum.   

Key Admissions Features 

・    April/September Intake 
・    Online Application (Including Interviews) 
・    No Japanese Proficiency Required for Admissions 
・    Multiple Application Periods 
For details, please visit our Application Guide page: web http://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/e-ug/apply/howto.html/   

Located in western Japan, Ritsumeikan has campuses in Kyoto, Osaka, and Shiga, three regions that are close, yet distinct. The English-medium undergraduate programs are offered in Kyoto and Osaka. Kyoto is the ancient capital of Japan, with 17 world heritage sites within 10 km of the Kinugasa Campus. Kyoto is known as a student city, with 10 percent of the population identifying as students. Osaka is western Japan’s largest city and the center for business in the region. Situated 20 minutes by train from both Kyoto and Osaka city centers, students at the Osaka Ibaraki Campus have excellent access to both the traditional charms of Kyoto, and the vibrant metropolis of Osaka.

 

About Organizer: 
JCC(Japan Creative Centre)

  Established in 2009, Japan Creative Centre (JCC) was born as a result of the Japan-Singapore summit meetings held in March and November 2007.   The best of Japanese tradition and innovation, from ancient to avant-garde, are regularly presented for Singaporeans to enjoy and appreciate in various areas, such as fine arts, design, science & technology, pop culture, food, and tourism.   For the year 2024, we have curated an exciting line-up of events to celebrate our 15-year Anniversary – including the JCC 15th Anniversary Talk Series. Follow us on our social media for updates!

Friends of JCC: web https://www.sg.emb-japan.go.jp/JCC/register.html

About Media Partner:
Spring

  Spring is the only Japanese magazine and website specialized in global education, based in Singapore since 2011.    Spring has been featuring the stories of high achieving Singaporean and Asian students who chose to study in Japan.  For more information on Japanese universities, please visit article “Studying in Japan”:  web https://www.spring-js.com/studying-in-japan/ 

 

As the Japanese magazine specialised in global education, Spring is excited to feature the stories of high-achieving Singaporean/Asian students who chose to study in Japan.

Check Universities in Japan 

Studying in Japan : My Story

Ritsumeikan University 
立命館大学(Vol.13)

“There is no single right or wrong choice, and how you make use of your time in Japan will eventually shape your personal study-abroad experience.” 
International student at Ritsumeikan University  

“Studying Japanese at MOELC made me a hard-working and committed language-learner,  which are useful habits fordoing anything.” 
International student at Kyoto University 

“Choose the less-travelled path. You might be surprised by how much you can grow as a person.” 
International student at Osaka University 

“Being in Japan has helped me form many new opinions of my own” 
International student at International Christian University (ICU) 

Check the stories from Singaporean/Asian students studying at Hokkaido University, Nagoya University, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Waseda University, International Christian University and many more!

https://www.spring-js.com/studying-in-japan/

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