Japan: Plans to Accept More Foreign Students

The Guyjin blog is positive about the long term benefits of the plan to increase the number of foreign students studying in Japan to around 300,000 by 2020, a 250% increase.


  • I think the biggest problem about studying in Japan is the language. I often thought about studying over there (somebody said it was ok for computer sciences) and looked for scholarships, but my language skills are far too bad and I study far too slowly.

    Otherwise I would maybe have good chances. Somebody told me that Europeans would have better chances, because there are few students for the scholarships. And relatively more Chinese people for “their” scholarships.

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