What is JPSS?

What is JPSS
JAPAN STUDY SUPPORT is a comprehensive website of information for international students studying in Japan that is jointly operated by the Asian Students Cultural Association and Benesse Corporation. 日本留学なら大学・大学院情報、奨学金情報のJAPAN STUDY SUPPORT(JPSS) ■ It contains information about entrance examinations, scholarships and foreign student opportunities in Japan for approximately 1,300 universities, graduate schools, junior colleges, and vocational schools recruiting international students in Japan. ■ Information is presented in eight languages: Japanese, English, simplified and traditional Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Indonesian and Thai. ■ The website has around 40,000 viewers per month, who have an interest in studying in Japan. We provide international students with constructive, accurate information to help students in their higher education choices, including key features of each institution, entrance examination requirements, faculty and department lists and details of facilities. The site supports students in realizing their plans to study in Japan in a comprehensive way that meets their needs. ■ Membership benefits (registration is free):
 ● Receive offers directly from universities that view your profile (scouting function)!
 ● Apply for a JAPAN STUDY SUPPORT scholarship by enrolling at a university/graduate school that has made you an offer through the scout function.
 ● Register the details of “favorite” universities and approach university staff directly yourself. Registering as a member gives you an increased likelihood of finding out about universities and graduate schools that you might otherwise have missed and will boost your opportunities for successful study in Japan!
■ Watch video messages from students who are currently enrolled at university and get an idea of what studying in Japan is like before making your decision. ■ An aptitude check is available via the website for those who are interested in studying in Japan but are unsure which field to study. ■ There is a variety of useful information for studying abroad, including the key attractions of studying in Japan, administrative procedures after coming to Japan, tips on student life in Japan and advice on what to do in an emergency (earthquake/fire/serious incident or accident/medical).