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Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships

Below you can find information about this way of studying abroad.


University graduates or equivalent from Danish universities who would like to further pursue their fields of study at graduate levels.

Applicants must be born between April 2, 1987, and April 1, 1999

Japanese Embassy in Denmark accepts applications from Danish nationals. Students with other nationalities will be asked to apply from their own countries.

Language ability:
Applicants must have Japanese ability sufficient for receiving education at a Japanese university in Japan.

Study period:
One year starting from Autumn 2017.

Departure will be either April or at the latest two weeks before the start of their own programme.

Scholarship Benefits

Flight ticket:
Round trip ticket to Japan will be provided.

Monthly allowance:
117,000 yen
*Approx. 7000 DKK per month depending on the currency rates.

Tuition and other fees:
Fees for the entrance examination, matriculation, and tuition at universities will be paid by the Japanese government.

Application procedure

  • The deadline for the Japanese Studies Program is Monday 20 February, 2018.
  • Application has to be submitted to SDU International (the International Office at SDU).
  • Please find the application guideline and the application forms here
  • Please also find other details at the website of the Japanese Embassy

For further questions, please contact Ms. Shima H. Møller (Information and Culture Section, Embassy of Japan in Denmark) at, or at +45 3345 5122 (Direct number)

Last Updated 07.02.2024