This is a collection of links to websites with information about such topics as the Japanese higher education system, living in Japan, and procedures to study in Japan.
Japanese school system
Student Guide to Japan (in 16 languages)
This website has a pamphlet, produced by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), containing basic knowledge about studying in Japan, the Japanese educational system, and the features of different educational institutions, as well as procedures for studying abroad and entrance exams.
The Japanese Education System (in English/Japanese)
This website, produced by the National Information Center for Academic Recognition Japan (NIC-Japan), contains information on the Japanese education system, higher education qualifications, and the list of recognized Japanese higher education institutions.
NIC-Japan is Japan’s National Information Center (NIC). It provides information on education to facilitate recognition of higher education qualifications, in accordance with the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education. The Center is established within the National Institution for Academic Degrees and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education (NIAD-QE).
Information Package (in English/Japanese)
This website has a pamphlet produced by the National Institution for Academic Degrees and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education (NIAD-QE) about Japanese and various nations' higher-education and quality-assurance systems.
Studying in Japan
The Japanese education system, procedures for studying abroad, and living in Japan
Student Guide to Japan, a pamphlet produced in 16 languages by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), containing basic knowledge on studying in Japan.
Study in Japan, produced by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) in 2 languages, contains information about studying in Japan.
Lectures for Foreign Students on Disaster Control, produced in 8 languages by Japan Study Support, a website with information for international students, contains information for foreigners about disaster control, including earthquakes, fires, crime prevention, and medical situations.