The Embassy of Japan in Cyprus will select preliminary candidates through the documents screening, then the language examinations and interview will be held at the end of June. Those who have been selected as preliminary candidates will be recommended to MEXT through a screening committee.
Applicants who pass the Embassy selection stage of the application procedure will be expected to contact the universities listed on the form to try and obtain admission. The final selection will be made by MEXT after the university placement has been confirmed.
Please note that the Language examinations and interviews can only be conducted at the Embassy of Japan in Cyprus or any other venue in Nicosia designated by the Embassy. Online interview such as Skype or elsewhere will not be available.
- Application submission date:
BY POST or BY HAND: Must be delivered to the Embassy on or before Friday May 31st, 2019.
• Any application documents submitted after the above deadline will not be considered for screening.
• All Application documents must be submitted together.
- Submit to:
Information and Culture Section
Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Cyprus
2nd Floor, 5 Esperidon St., Strovolos,
Tel : 357 22 394800
Be sure that you prepare all the required documents including Check Sheet as below 3). The documents, ‘Application form’, ‘Placement Preference Application Form’ and ‘Field of Study and Research Program Plan’ must be typed.
2). Application Guideline, Application Forms:
Click these links↓
2020 Application Guideline
2020 Application forms
3). Check Sheet (English)
※Submit together with the application forms mentioned above link.
5） Past examination
※ The submitted documents are not returned.
※ In case of rejection the Embassy of Japan is not obligated to justify its decision. After the notice of the results, there is no procedure or re-examination and objections are not accepted.
For general information concerning studies in Japan, please consult the following websites:
Study in Japan-Comprehensive Guide
Japan Student Services Organization
Experiences of former scholarship students:
・ Mr. Ioakim Ioakim" Μy life in Japan. A dream..."