Culture & Education/JCC

Japan Creative Centre (JCC)

Japan Creative Centre (JCC) offers many programs to showcase Japan's creativity in anime/manga, fashion, design, art, architecture, science and technology as well as traditional culture. For further information, please visit JCC website.

For Monbusho Scholarships, Study in Japan, and JET programs, please contact the Embassy.

Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarships

Five categories of Monbukagakusho Scholarships are available from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) for eligible Singaporean citizens.

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Japan Foundation Grant

The Japan Foundation offers grants for arts-related exchanges, Japanese language education, Japanese Studies research, etc.

JET (Exchange) Programme

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) programme aims to enhance foreign language education and promote international exchange between Japanese youths and foreign youths. Participants are placed in public schools in Japan to teach English.

Useful Info on Studying in Japan

Our Student Advisor Ms Regina provides free student counselling for people interested to study in Japan. The counselling will be held at the Embassy of Japan, 16 Nassim Road, Singapore 258390. No appointment is necessary. Please call 62358855 if you have any queries.

Counselling schedule for January 2020

Counselling schedule for December 2019

Useful Links

Pre-arrival Admission and Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)

(1) Pre-arrival Admission

The "Pre-arrival Admission" is a system to enable international students outside of Japan to secure admission to the higher educational institutions in Japan without having to go to Japan.

Please click here to find out more about the following details from JASSO:


(2) Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)

The Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) is used to evaluate whether international students who wish to study at the undergraduate level at universities or other such higher educational institutions in Japan possess the Japanese language skills and the basic academic abilities needed to study at those institutions.


Flowchart of EJU

Please click here for more details about the flowchart of EJU.

50th Anniversary of Singapore-Japan Diplomatic Relations (SJ50)