Useful links

General information on studying abroad

JASSO Information on overseas study
Universities Worldwide Search for universities around the world
Internet Course Finders Search for educational institutions around the world (universities, language schools, specialist colleges, etc.)
Europa Pages Search for English, French, Spanish and German languages schools

Information by country


Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Japan  
Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Japan, “Information on Educational and Student Exchanges” Information on studying in China

South Korea

Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Japan  
“Study in Korea” website, Ministry of Education, Korea Information on studying in South Korea


Royal Thai Embassy, Tokyo  
Ministry of Education, Thailand General information about education in Thailand


Australian Embassy, Tokyo  
Australian Embassy, “Study in Australia”

New Zealand

New Zealand Embassy Tokyo, Japan

United States of America

Embassy of the United States, Tokyo Japan Information on scholarships, etc.
Japan-U.S. Educational Commission, “Educational Information Service (EIS)” Information on procedure for studying in the United States as an international student, scholarships, etc.


Embassy of Canada to Japan Information on studying in Canada as an international student, and visa information
Study in Canada General information on education in Canada
Universities Canada Information on scholarships and universities

United Kingdom

British Embassy Tokyo Information on entry procedures to the United Kingdom
British Council Information on studying in the United Kingdom as an international student


Embassy of Germany in Tokyo, Japan  
DAAD Tokyo Information about studying as an overseas student at German universities and research institutions


Embassy of France in Tokyo, Japan  
APEF Information about French language education
Campus France A variety of information for international students


Embassy of Italy in Tokyo, Japan  
Istituto Italiano de Cultura Information on studying in Italy as an international student


Ministry of Foreign Affairs  
Ministry of Foreign Affairs    Overseas Safety website  
Quarantine Information Office, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Japan Information about vaccinations and infectious diseases in preparation for travelling overseas

Foreign language tests

TOEFL® English/ ETS website
TOEFL® English/ website for CIEE (Japanese office for the TOEFL® test)
IELTS English
GRE English
TCF French
CILS Italian
DELE Spanish
HSK Chinese
Test of Proficiency in Korean Korean