Study in Japan: Programs in English

  • Hokkaido University

【Undergraduate Program】

Modern Japanese Studies Program (MJSP)

Online application period (for Oct. 2018 and Apr. 2019 Enrollment) was closed in Feb. 2018. 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. Online application period (for Fall 2018 Enrollment) was closed in December, 2017. 

※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)


 【Short Course for Undergraduate and Graduate Students】

 ・Hokkaido Summer Institute 2018(HSI 2018)

 Program: 4 June - 12 Sept. 12, 2018

(★★★Short program for undergraduate and graduate students in 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 120 courses (Undergraduate: 15, Graduate: 105)

 Online Application: It was closed on 28 Feb. 2018.


【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】

Center for International Education and Research

Degree Programs in English (brochure)

International Student Prospectus (brochure)

Handbook for International Students (brochure)

Institute for International Collaboration    Guidebook


【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 (University of Tsukuba)


  • Special Programs by Japanese Universities

UTokyo Amgen Scholars Program 2018 (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.)

■Online application period was closed on 1st Feb. 2018.

■Program Period from 11 June 2018 - 6 Aug. 2018.

  • Scholarship

Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: 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

・ Japanese Class at University of Zambia

e-learning for Japanese at University of Tsukuba


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 ・South Africa

East Africa

Tanzania ・Kenya ・Ethiopia ・Rwanda