Oversea Study Orogram
Guide for International Students
Foreign Resident Registration
All foreign nationals who intend to stay in Japan must register themselves at the local municipal office within 90 days of the date of entry. International students who lives in the university accommodation should register at the Shingu-cho Branch of Tatsuno city office.
Required items: Passport, Two photos (color, 4.5 cm in vertical ¡ß 3.5 cm in horizontal), memorandum on which address is written.
Extension of Stay
International students who intend to study at the Univ. of Hyogo after the expiry date of their Visa can extend the period of stay by going through the procedure required by the immigration office.
Scholarships for Privately Financed International Students
For international students, about 15 scholarships are available. However, they are not necessarily awarded even if applying. Please ask for details at the student affairs section.
Medical and Accident Insurance
(1) Personal Accident Insurance for Students Pursuing Education and Research (PAISPER) Japan Education Exchanges and Services
Accident Insurance whilst at school and performing research
All undergraduate and graduate students of the university must enroll in PAISPER at the same time as the entrance procedure of the university
Please contact the nurse's office if an accident occurs
(2) National Health Insurance
International Students who intend to stay in Japan for one year or more must enroll in National Health Insurance. The insured person needs to pay only 30 % of medical expenses.
(3) Medical Fee Reimbursement
International students who are treated at a medical institution in Japan are assisted 80 % of the medical expenses by Japan Education Exchanges and Services. This program is available for international students who enroll in National Health Insurance. This program is not available for their family. Please contact the nurse's office with the receipt and your National Health Insurance card.
Part Time Job
International students are allowed to have a part time job if they receive permission in advance. Please ask for details at the student affairs section.
The center for international exchange of the university provides consultation for international students.
Hours: 4th Tuesday of every month 10:40 - 15:40
Place: seminar room, main building
(1) Tutor System
A tutor system is where a graduate student assists international students for their study, research, and living, based on the guidance of their supervisors.
(2) Hyogo Culture Pass
The Hyogo Culture Pass offers international students the opportunity to appreciate Hyogo's historical and cultural assets.
Returning to your Home Country
The withdrawal procedure from the National Health Insurance must be completed at the local municipal office.
Required items: insurance card, seal
The Agencies concerned
Himeji-ko Branch, Osaka Immigration Office
294-1, Suka, Shikama-ku, Himeji, Hyogo 672-8063
Shingu-cho Branch, Tatsuno City office
1048, Shingu, Shingu-cho, Tatsuno, Hyogo 679-4392