Study in Japan: Programs in English

  • Hokkaido University

【Undergraduate Program】

Modern Japanese Studies Program (MJSP)

Online application period (for Oct. 2019 and Apr. 2020 Enrollment) is closed. All the latest information on admissions are available here. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail at

cf: MJSP Facebook Page

Integrated Science Program (ISP)

※This is taught in English and offers the opportunity for students to graduate from the Bachelor's and master's components in 3.5 and 1.5 years respectively.  

※All the latest information on admissions are available here. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail at


Short Term Exchange Program (HUSTEP) 

※This program is for the students from exchange partner universities with Hokkaido University. 

※If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.


 【Postgraduate Program】

English Engineering Program (e3)


Training Program for Global Innovators in Life Sciences (Graduate School of Life Sciences)★★★updated!!

This special graduate program students can apply for "MEXT Scholarship: IGP special quota." Check in details here!!


 【Short Course for Undergraduate and Graduate Students】

 ・Hokkaido Summer Institute 2019 (HSI 2019)

 Program: June - October, 2019

(★★★Short program for undergraduate and graduate students all over the world and those who have the English proficiency necessary to understand and participate in the course(s) they wish to take)

 Courses: It offers 130 courses

※ We have closed all applications for HSI 2019. Please refer to the website.


【Applying Procedure】

Applying to Undergraduate Programs

Applying to Postgraduate Programs

*Some of Schools require Japanese language ability. Please check well.

Self-supported International Students (Undergraduate Courses) Online Application


【Useful Info For International Students】

Degree Programs in English (brochure)

International Student Prospectus (brochure)

Handbook for International Students (brochure)

Institute for International Collaboration


【Introductory Video】

For Hokkaido University(from "Catch Your Dream!- Study in JAPAN)


  • Other Universities in Japan

Study in Japan Info (MEXT(Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan))

Japan Study Support "Search for a University" (The Asian Students Cultural Association and Benesse Corporation)

Study in Japan Info (JASSO(Japan Student Services Organization))

Study in Japan Info (JAAN(Japan-Africa Academic Network))

Website of ‘Catch Your Dream’ 

List of Japanese University Degree Programs Offered in English (made by University of Tsukuba)


  • Special Programs by Japanese Universities

UTokyo Amgen Scholars Program 2019 (The University of Tokyo)

※It provides hundreds of undergraduates each year with the opportunity to undertake scientific research projects at many of the world's leading institutions. (Some financial support is also provided.)


  • Scholarship

・Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship: IGP special quota (enroll in October 2020) is open now (from the end of May 2019 to the end of October 2019)【Hokkaido University】. new!new!new!

 Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships

Scholarship for Study in Japan info (from JASSO Website) 

Master's Degree and Internship Program of the African Business Education

   Initiative for Youth (ABE Initiative)

Reports from ABE Initiative Scholarship graduates in Kenya (from JICA Website) 

Reports from the ABE Initiative Scholarship Graduates(Facebook, JICA Kenya Office)

MEXT Scholars Exchange Platform(Facebook)(⇒This is not an official page for MEXT. Please check the information in the official website especially about MEXT Scholarship.)


For Learning Japanese Language

・ Japanese Class at University of Zambia

e-learning for Japanese at University of Tsukuba

JF(Japan Foundation) Japanese e-learning MINATO

Easy Japanese NHK World-Japan


Hokkaido University and Africa

Research Network with African Countries

Center for Zoonosis Control in Zambia



Embassy of Republic of Zambia, Tokyo, Japan

University of Zambia


Embassy of Japan in Africa

Southern Africa

Zambia Botswana ・Namibia ・Malawi  ・South Africa

East Africa

Tanzania ・Kenya ・Ethiopia ・Rwanda ・Uganda


Ghana ・Nigeria


Madagascar(in French)