Please refer to the FAQ on Admission to Okayama University, and let’s look at the preparations required for studying in Japan.
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|What you need to do while you are in Japan|
- Determine your future goals
- Visit the Okayama University website
- Check to be sure the university offers the courses, lectures and academic advisors of your choice
- Make inquiries by email to the professor or department/graduate school with whom you would like to be supervised
- Review the requirements for admission
- Look into the necessary procedures and fees
- Plan your finances
- Prepare and check the documents necessary to apply
- Check how to send the documents
- If the entrance exam involves travelling to Japan, make arrangement for lodgings and an airline ticket.
- If the entrance exam involves traveling to Japan, obtain a passport or check the expiration date of your passport
- Check at a Japanese embassy or consulate whether you need a visa or not; if you do, apply for one
- Check the route, travel time, and transportation cost to your accommodations
- Check the exam schedule and location
- Check transportation to the location
- Check and prepare the documents necessary to bring with you
- Receive your Certificate of Admission
- Check when your Letter of Acceptance and Certificate of Admission will be issued
- Pay the admission fee
- Obtain a passport or check the expiration date of your passport to see if you will need to renew your passport. Please check with the Japanese embassy or consulate in your home country as well as the airline that you intend to travel on that duration of your passport validity is enough.
- Apply for a visa at a Japanese embassy or consulate
- Apply for travel insurance
- Set a schedule for traveling to Japan
- Those who qualify to use Okayama University student housing will receive an email from the International Affairs Department
- If you want to rent a private apartment, look for one and find a cosigner
- Check the move-in date of your housing in Japan, and then arrange for an airline ticket
- Check the route and transportation cost to your destination (the university and your housing)
- Submit a moving-in notice to your local government office
- Apply for National Health Insurance at your local government office
- Attend the university entrance ceremony and orientation
Congratulations on your enrollment!
Work hard and make the best of your stay as an international student.
- Submit the necessary documents to relevant offices at the university