PhD Student Guides to Japan

PhD Funding in Japan – A Guide for 2024

Japan is a fantastic place for PhD study, offering many financial incentives for international students. This guide will take you through the cost of studying a PhD in Japan and all the key funding opportunities.

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Top 20 Universities for PhD Study in Japan in 2024

What are the best universities for PhD study in Japan? Our guide looks at the latest league tables to identify top-ranked Japanese universities and help you discover the best doctoral research opportunities in your subject.

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Japanese Language Tests for PhD Applications

Read about the language requirements and recognised tests for PhD study at Japanese-speaking universities.

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Living in Japan – A Guide for PhD Students

What's it like to live in Japan during a PhD? Our guide covers accommodation, student living costs, working and other key information.

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PhD Study in Japan – A Guide for 2024

A PhD in Japan represents an excellent opportunity to hone your research skills in a safe, stable society that values education very highly. Our guide explains fees, funding, visas and more.

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