Know About Japan - It's education, culture, life, reputed universities and scholarships

Are you looking for information about Japan ? Check this page to know about Japan and its life, culture, education, universities and scholarships for international students as well as the Visa applications Centres in India.

About the County

Japan is a island country in East Asia. It is made up of 6,852 islands. Hanshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku are 4 main islands of it . It is the world's 61st largest country by total area. Population of Japan is 126 million. It is world's tenth largest country by population. Japanese is official language of Japan.

Colleges and Universities in Japan

Life and Culture

Japan is one of the safest countries in the World. Crime rate is very low in Japan. Japan government provide additional financial support to international students. Kimono is most famous form of traditional Japanese clothing for women. Japanese wedding ceremonies are based on the Japanese Shinotto religion ceremony. Music is important part of Japanese culture. Geisha are traditional Japanese artist and entertainers. They sing, dance and do lot of things. Bon-odori Festival, Shichi-Go-San Festival, Japanese New Year, Christmas is major festivals of Japan.

Education in Japan

Japan is known for its high educational standards. It is also known for quality and excellence in its education. According to OECD Japanese high school standard is number one in world for maths and number two for scientific literature. It's educational system is based on 6 years of elementary school, 3 years of junior high school, 3 years of senior high school and 4 years of university (6-3-3-4) system. There are 5 types of higher education institutions in Japan. Those types are Universities, Graduate schools, junior colleges, special training colleges and colleges of technology.

Scholarships in Japan for
International Students

Some scholarships in Japan are:
  • Rotary Peace Fellowships

  • JFUNU Scholarships

  • ADB-Japan Scholarship Program

  • Iwatani International Student

  • Sato Yo International Scholarship

  • Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship

  • Japan - China Friendship Association Uichiro Niwa

  • Teijin Kumura Scholarship

  • Sato Yo International Scholarship

  • Ajinomoto Scholarship
  • Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship

  • Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship

  • Nitori International Scholarship

  • IBP Grobal Scholarship

  • UNU-INWEH Scholarships

  • JAUW International Fellowships Programme

  • Main Colleges and Universities in Japan

    Some main colleges and universities in Japan are:
  • University of Tokyo

  • Kyoto University

  • Osaka University

  • Tokyo Institute of Technology

  • Tohoku University

  • Keio University

  • Kyushu University

  • Nagoya University

  • Hokkaido University

  • University of Tsukuba

  • Kobe University

  • Chiba University

  • Waseda University

  • Hiroshima University

  • Kanazawa University

  • Okayama University

  • Tokyo University of Science

  • Tokyo Metropolitan University

  • Tokyo Medical and Dental

  • Osaka City University

  • Niigata University

  • Kumamoto University

  • Tokushima University

  • Osaka Prefectural University

  • Gifu University

  • Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

  • Yokohama National University

  • Yamaguchi University

  • Nagoya City University

  • Kagoshima University

  • Nara Institute of Science and

  • Tottori University

  • Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

  • The University of Tokushima

  • Sophia University

  • Saitama University

  • Visa Application Centres in India

    • New Delhi : Japan Visa Application Centre
      Address: Shivaji Stadium Metro Station, Mezzanine Level
      Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Connaught Place
      New Delhi- 110001
      Helpline Number: 022 67866016
      Email ID:

    Drop Off Office Address:

    • Chandigarh : VFS Global Services Pvt Ltd,
      SCO 186-187, Ground Floor (Rear
      Side), Sector 8-C, Madhya Marg,
      Chandigarh 160 018

    • Jalandhar : VFS Global Services Pvt Ltd,
      3rd floor, Aman Plaza, Plot No 310,
      Lajpat Nagar, Mahavir Marg, Nakodar Chowk, (opposite to lovely autos), Jalandhar, Punjab - 144001

    Embassy of Japan in India

  • Embassy of Japan
    50-G, Shantipath,
    New Delhi 110021.
    Phones: 2412 2970-2, 4610-4810
    Fax: 2410 6976

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