Oversea Study Program
Guide for International Students
Foreign Resident Registration
All foreign nationals who intend to stay in Japan should register themselves at the local municipal office within 90 days of the date of entry. International students who live in the university accommodations can be registered at the Shingu-cho Branch of Tatsuno City Office.
Required items: Passport, Two identical photos (color, 4.5 cm × 3.5 cm (height × width)), Memorandum on which your address is written.
Extension of Period of Stay
International students who intend to extend the stay for their study at our university after the termination of the period of stay should renew their visa before the expiration date.
Scholarships for Self Financed International Students
For international students, about 15 scholarships are available. Note that all the applicants are not necessarily awarded. Please ask for details at the student affairs section.
Medical and Accident Insurance
(1)Personal Accident Insurance for Students Pursuing Education and Research (PAISPER) of Japan Education Exchanges and Services
PAISPER is an accident insurance whilst commuting and working at school, and compulsory for all undergraduate and graduate students of our university. The insurance contract must be made at the time of the entrance procedure of the university.
Please inform the healthcare center if you have an accident.
Personal Accident Insurance for Students Pursuing Education and Research (PAISPER) Japan Education Exchanges and Services.
(2) National Health Insurance
International Students who intend to stay in Japan for one year or more must get National Health Insurance. This insurance covers about 70 % of medical expenses, and an insured person will pay about 30 % of the expenses.
(3) Medical Expense Support System
International students who are treated at a medical institution in Japan are provided up to 80 % of the medical expenses by Japan Education Exchanges and Services. This service is available for the students who get National Health Insurance, but does not cover their family.
To claim the subsidy, you need to bring the receipt for your payment of medical bill and your National Health Insurance card to the healthcare center.
International students are allowed to have a part-time job if they get permission in advance. Please ask for details at the student affairs section.
International Student Advisory Service
The Center for International Exchange of the university provides counseling for international students.
Hours : 10:40 - 15:40, on 4th Tuesday of every month
Place : Seminar room, in administrative building
(1) Tutorial Service
We have a system in which graduate students assist international students for their study, research, and daily life, under the guidance of their supervisors.
(2) Hyogo Culture Pass
Hyogo Culture Pass offers international students the opportunity to appreciate Hyogo's historical and cultural assets.
Returning to Your Home Country
National Health Insurance should be canceled at the local municipal office.
Required items: Your National Health Insurance card, Seal
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