Notes For International AttendeesInternational participants, please familiarize yourself with travel requirements well in advance —and if you need a visa, apply early after the notification of the selection.
EXEMPTION OF VISA?Attendees from 66 countries and regions are not required to obtain a visa to enter Japan for short term staty.
VISA APPLICATION PROCEDURE.
To obtain a visaAttendees from countries and regions not in the list are requered to obtain a visa. Please refer "Guide to Japanese VISA".
- attendees from China
- attendees from Russia or NIS countries
- attendees from Philippines
- Other nationalities (if a visa is necessary)
VISA LETTERS AND OTHER HELPFUL DOCUMENTATIONOfficial visa letters will be sent to participants who need VISA to Japan. These letters do not imply financial support or invitation by the school.
Besides the visa letter, copies of your round-trip itinerary, evidence of your stature as a scholar (such as your curriculum vitae, including publications list), and evidence of your binding ties to your home country are also known to be helpful in obtaining a visa. Apply as soon as you can.
Participants will automatically receive an acceptance letter.
Please do not send us sensitive information such as bank-account or credit-card numbers, driving-license or identity-card numbers, or passport numbers by e-mail. Such information should be submitted only through the secure registration websites.