Japan is a fascinating country, with a great history and culture and one of the most vibrant economies in the world.
But there’s more: Japan ranks among the top study destinations in the world thanks to its low tuition fees, generous scholarships..and employability rate after graduation, whether you decide to work in Japan or abroad.
However, thinking about studying in Japan may sound too ambitious and even discouraging, as it would be an unprecedented challenge from several perspectives.
Let’s take it one step at a time 😉
In Japan there are three types of universities: national, public, and private. National universities are established by the government, public ones refer to local public entities and private universities, which are the majority, are managed by educational corporations.
On the one hand, admissions at Japanese universities are known as among the most competitive, on the other hand, there are lots of services and support for international students – also thanks to a variety of scholarship opportunities.
Several institutions offer English-taught programmes to choose from, and this allows you to apply without the EJU – the examination many Japanese universities ask for to evaluate if international students have the necessary academic and Japanese language skills to apply for undergraduate studies in Japan.
Now that we’ve covered some practical aspects, your secret ambition of studying in Japan should sound less like a pipe dream.
The next step is to find the perfect university for you, so why not starting from the International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA)?
Located in Yamanashi, around an hour and a half by train from Tokyo, iCLA is driven by the “design your own major” philosophy, where a student can choose a wide variety of courses from different disciplines and design their own study path. This places iCLA at the exact opposite of traditional university education where students are forced through a narrow education funnel. Also iCLA has accepted the challenge to integrate traditional liberal arts with digital sciences, leveraging the hybridization of skills which employers seek for.
If the idea of knowing more about iCLA tickles you, don’t miss the Online Open Campus on April 8th.
Take advantage of the opportunity to broaden your horizon and dare dreaming the best future for you!