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SBJ Alliances / Co-operation / Preferred Schools

Musashino University

《Ariake Campus》
3-3-3 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo
TEL: 03-5530-7300
《Musashino Campus》
Shinmachi 1-1-20, Nishitokyo-shi, Tokyo
Faculty of Education, Faculty of Management, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Psychology, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Literature, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Global Studies, Faculty of Human Relations, Faculty of Nursing, Faculty of Data Science


Full undergraduate organization. It has 11 faculties, and the field of learning covers the humanities, science, and medical fields. There are many attached laboratories.

Depending on the result of the EJU, it will be a document verification and an interview only

Nagoya University

《Higashiyama Campus》
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, Aichi
TEL: 052-789-5765
(Directly to the entrance examination section of
the Education Promotion Department)
《Daiko Campus》
1-1-20 Daikōminami, Higashi-ku, Nagoya, Aichi
Faculty of Literature, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Informatics, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine


Established in Meiji Era 4 (1871). Common subjects across all faculties (Basic seminars, specialized basic subjects, etc.) are established, the aim is not only to acquire advanced expertise but also to develop human resources with comprehensive and independent judgment and rich humanity.

High-grade students recommended by designated school

Daito Bunka University

《Headquarters Itabashi Campus》
1-9-1 Takashimadaira, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo
TEL: 03-5399-7800
(Directly to the admission center)
《Higashimatsuyama Campus》
560 Iwadono, Higashimatsuyama-shi, Saitama
Faculty of Literature, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Law, Faculty of International Relations, Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Sociology, Faculty of Sports and Health Science


Under the philosophy of “building a new culture by integrating East and West cultures,” we have worked to foster truly international people with deep culture as a base of knowledge where cultures intersect. As a comprehensive university with 8 faculties and 20 departments, we conduct individual education and research.

High-grade students receive a scholarship of 300,000 yen. 20% tuition fee exemption.
N2 level students can take the essay and interview only


《Scholarship for International Students》in thousands yen
Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship for Privately-Financed International Students 48 / month
Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Scholarship 100 to 140 / month
Heiwa Nakajima Foundation Scholarship 150 / month
Ikueikai Scholarship 35 / month
《Scholarship for International Students》in thousands yen
Full-time award (Attendance rate100% every six months) 5 to 20
Attendance award (98% attendance every six months) 3 to 12
Principal Award (100% attendance rate during enrollment period) 10
Passed the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N1 Maximun 120


Q.Tell us about the Japanese higher education system.
A.Higher education in Japan starts after 12 years of primary education (6 years of elementary school) and secondary education (3 years of junior high school and 3 years of high school). There are five types of higher education institutions that international students can enter: 1.
Colleges of Technology, 2. Vocational Schools, 3. Junior Colleges, 4. Universities and 5. Graduate Schools.

Q.What is the difference between universities and vocational schools?
A.Universities (undergraduate), junior colleges, and vocational (professional) schools are all higher education institutions that require high school graduation, but the term of study, acquired degrees and qualifications, educational content, different for each institution. Universities (Undergraduate): all are 4 years except 6-year medical, dental and veterinary medicine. Upon graduation, a bachelor’s degree (Bachelor) is obtained. Junior College: The title of Junior College (Associate Degree) is obtained in two years. Vocational school: Often referred to as a “vocational school”, it is mainly a two-year education system and can earn the title of Diploma. In general, universities undergraduate schools) focus on acquiring knowledge and culture as well as specialized knowledge, while vocational schools offer practical skills in fields such as business practice, welfare, medical care, industry, culture, and fashion. Vocational education and specialized technical education are provided.

Q.University and vocational school entrance procedure
A.You will study Japanese well before you enter a vocational school. April admission is common, but some schools adopt September or October admission. There are also schools that recruit students for April enrollment several times. Many schools offer their own written examinations and interviews in addition to submitting the results of the EJU * and the Japanese Language Proficiency Test.

Q.What are the qualifications and conditions required to enter a university or vocational school?
A.The main qualifications and conditions required for studying at a vocational school are as follows.
 • A person who has at least 18 years old of education with a minimum of 12 years of education
 • A person who has financial ability to cover study abroad expenses
 • Persons with qualifications equivalent to Level 2 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) *

* Japanese language proficiency levels vary depending on the school, but in general, proficiency equivalent to Level 2 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is required. Depending on the school, it may olso be accepted that studying in Japan, getting Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) grades, Test of Practical Japanese (J-TEST) and Business Japanese Proficiency Test (BJT). Degree courses in English do not require Japanese language proficiency, you may be required to submit grades such as TOEFL instead.
* The Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) is held every June and November.

Q.What types of scholarships are available?
A.SBJ has its own scholarship. Even for students who have advanced from SBJ, each school has set up a scholarship system that students can independently pay, or a tuition reduction or exemption system (a system that exempts part or all of the entrance fee and tuition fee). In general, it is for students who have difficulty paying for financial reasons and have good grades. Details of the system, such as the application period, vary from school to school, so please contact the school directly for details.