Education Counselling Services
Japan Information Service, Embassy of Japan is glad to provide advice and useful information to Malaysian students who wish to further their education in Japanese institutions and universities. The Embassy of Japan has appointed an experienced education counsellor who graduated from a Japanese university to provide competent guidance.
Should you have any queries regarding education matters, such as procedures for entry into Japanese universities, qualifications, accommodation, courses available, semesters, scholarships and etc., please do not hesitate to visit our office or call our education counsellor for further assistance
Let's Study in Japan Leaflet
MyStudy in Japan Booklet
Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) Scholarships
The Government of Japan offers the following scholarship programmes
each year for Malaysian nationals to apply.
Interested applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully. Unless stated otherwise, scholarship applications should be made to the Embassy of Japan, Kuala Lumpur. Please note that the requirements and application period differ among these programmes.
Look East Policy
The Malaysian Look East Policy
Useful Links for Studying in Japan
Guide book "Student Guide to Japan" (English / Chinese)
"Student Guide to Japan" is an essential book for international students planning to study in Japan.
Scholarship for International Students in Japan 2015-2016 (English)
"Scholarships for International Students in Japan 2015-2016" contains details of scholarships provided by various organizations that responded to a questionnaire survey carried out by JASSO.
STUDY in JAPAN portal site-Gateway to STUDY in JAPAN-
This website is produced and operated by the JASSO which provides comprehensive information regarding studying in Japan in several languages (English, Japanese, Chinese and Korean).
Study in JAPAN Comprehensive Guide (English / Chinese)
This website is produced and operated by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs which provides comprehensive information regarding studying in Japan.
Japan Student Service Organization (JASSO) (English / Chinese)
JASSO takes various measures to further develop the environment for study abroad and in Japan, for ensuring the quality of incoming international students and improving the system for accepting them, and for supporting Japanese students to study abroad.
In order to actualize the measures, JASSO provides economic assistance including scholarships to international students, promotes study in Japan and abroad by collecting and providing information, improves application procedures for international students by conducting examination (EJU), maintains accommodation for international students, operates preparatory Japanese language education and programs aimed at promoting international student exchange.
JASSO Japan Educational Information Centre, Kuala Lumpur (JASSO Malaysia Office) (English)
JASSO Japan Educational Information Centre, Kuala Lumpur is the representative office of JASSO. Established in April 1995, JASSO Malaysia Office provides Malaysians who wish to pursure an education in Japan with the latest, most appropriate information on tertiary and Japanese language institutes.
A-7-5 Northpoint Offices, Mid Valley City
No. 1, Medan Syed Putra Utara
59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: 603 - 2287 0812
Fax: 603 - 2287-0815
Other Useful Links
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology (MEXT), Japan
jump - New Study Opportunities in Japan - MEXT Global 30 Project
Search for Japanese Universities (JASSO website)
Japan Education Fair at FACON December Education Fair '13 (Japan Pavilion / Organizer's Site)