Wospro Academy Japan

What we do for you!

Wospro Japan assures all people wishing to go to Japan for professional reasons, a trip in the best conditions.

Follow the guide to understand the procedure.

1. Why study in Japan?

An excellent education system and a reduced cost

Take advantage of an excellent education system – and tuition fees that are much lower than in other developed countries. What you learn in Japan will prepare you and even prepare you for the most competitive job markets.

Learning the Japanese language will allow you to enroll in a university and earn a highly respected degree, which will open up more possibilities for you.

Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)

Once you have completed your courses and obtained a good JLPT grade (JLPT N2 should be your target), you will be in a good position to seek a position with a Japanese company. If you decide to stay in Japan, there will be a lot of opportunities. The Japanese job market is very dynamic and the Japanese economy is the third largest in the world.

Recognized knowledge

If, on the contrary, you decide to leave Japan after completing your Japanese training, your knowledge and experience of Japan will undoubtedly be highly regarded by your future employers, whether in your country or elsewhere.

Lack of manpower in Japan

The Japanese government has made it clear that it wants to increase the number of immigrants, including offering different types of visas to fill the labor shortage. If you are still thinking when the right time to study Japanese is, the answer is, now is the right time.

Quick learning of the Japanese language

You will learn the Japanese language faster by studying in Japan rather than just studying abroad. It is generally believed that it takes 10 months (with a lot of work) to 1 year to achieve a JLPT Level 2 grade, whereas it would take much longer (probably years) if you were to stay abroad. .

A rich culture

Discover a rich and fascinating culture. Japan is also a land of innovation and abundant creativity. Beyond the language, there is a lot to learn in Japan, especially on a human level …

A secure country

Enjoy a peaceful life. Japan is one of the safest countries in the world. Walk in the middle of the night in a deserted street without fear. Forget your wallet in a cafe and you will most likely find it there … In Japan, you feel really safe.

Excellent living conditions

Excellent living conditions. Universal health insurance, very reliable public transport networks, delicious, healthy food with unparalleled value for money, services of an irreproachable quality, a nightlife (for those who are interested) very rich and of course all the modern comforts you can hope for… This is also Japan.

Cost of life

You will find that the cost of living is not that high. There are many ways to save money. Check out our blogs on the different ways to save money in Japan.

Work for foreign students

Foreign students can work up to 28 hours per week in Japan and 40 hours on long vacation. Most students have chosen to work long hours during their long school breaks rather than travel or return to their countries in order to save more money than they can make during normal school days.

2. What you can study in Japan?

The fields of study offered are those of sciences grouped into two sets: Sciences A and B

I. Science Branch A

Electrical and electronics studies

1. Electronics,
2. Electrical engineering,
3. Computer engineering

Mechanical and mechatronics studies

1. Mechanical engineering,
2. Naval architecture

Civil engineering and architecture

1. Civil engineering
2. Architecture
3. Environmental engineering

Studies in the field of chemistry

1. Applied chemistry,
2. Chemical engineering,
3. Industrial chemistry,
4. Textile engineering

Other areas

1. Metallurgical engineering,
2. Mining engineering,
3. Maritime engineering,
4. Biotechnology

II. Science Branche B

Studies in the field of agriculture

1. Agronomy
2. Agricultural chemistry
3. Agricultural engineering
4. Zootechnics
5. Veterinary medicine
6. Forestry
7. Food science
8. Fisheries studies

Hygiene studies

1. Pharmacy
2. Hygiene
3. Nursing studies
4. Biology

Mining engineering

The Department is made up of two research divisions: the Division of Applied Earth Sciences and the Division of Geoengineering.

The Division of Applied Earth Sciences is subdivided as follows:

  1. Petrology and applied geology,
  2. Mineralogy and economic geology,
  3. Stratigraphy, paleontology and geology of petroleum, coal and natural gas,
  4. Geophysics and Applied Geophysics
  5. Quaternary. Geology.

Research is being carried out on earth sciences and their applications in various fields. The Division offers subjects ranging from basic sciences to applied earth sciences. Students are trained to become earth specialists and active geoengineers with a broad perspective of the interaction between earth and human society.

3. The conditions or criteria to study in Japan via WA JAPAN

  • Finances: financial capacity to support the candidate by his financial guarantor (parents) during his stay in Japan
  • Age: 18 years or older
  • Educational level required: Bac or more.
  • Have a clear school plan
  • Signature of the agreement with Wospro Academy by the candidate and his financial guarantor

4. Complete the WA JAPAN Survey

  • Complete the  WA JAPAN survey to allow us to have an overview on the admissibility of your file.

Download the survey

5. Documents needed to subscribe to the program

It has two parts, one part for the candidate and another for the financial guarantor.

To have knowledge on the academic background of the candidate and also the financial capacities of the guarantor if he can ensure the financing of the studies of the candidate.

A- Documents to be provided by the candidate

Complete registration request

Wospro Japan will send you the complete school registration form. The registration form will ask for your personal information, including educational and work history, family information, and your reasons for studying in Japan. You will need to write down the address of your previous schools and workplaces, as well as the dates (Year-Month) of entry and exit.

In the application form, there is a dot “occupation”. If you are a pupil, student or employee, write it down in this section. Otherwise, if you are not in the process of working or a student or pupil, just note “Prepare to study in Japan.” In addition, there is a section for the previous Japanese study. If you have only studied on your own, the candidate must subscribe to the WAJLS e-learning program and to complete his 180 hours of Japanese study and Wospro Academy Japanese language School will issue him a certificate to be attached to the dossier.

Academic diplomas (Bac and +) and their records

You will need to send the official diploma from the last school you graduated from plus the Baccalaureate. Wospro Japan has minimum end-of-cycle age requirements: For high schools, 18 to 20 years old; University or technical or vocational training school 22 to 27 years old.

One thing to keep in mind is that if you don’t have a bachelor’s degree, you won’t be able to get a work visa in Japan immediately after studying the language. The minimum subscription condition required is to have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent. or be in a final year class and subscribe subject to the baccalaureate for the October session.

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School transcripts for the last cycle of studies

You will need to provide all of your school transcripts during the entire cycle (full transcript from the last school from which you graduated).

  • For high school students: 1st and 2nd semester transcripts from second to final
  • For students with a BTS: from the 1st year to the last
  • For university students: from the 1st year to the last

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Study or work certificates

You will need to provide a registration certificate proving that you are registered for the current year if you are a student or pupil, a certificate of achievement or attestation of achievement if you have just finished your studies or a work certificate if you are employed in a company.

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10 pictures white backgrounds (5x5)

You will need to take a passport style photo on a white background that is 3 inches wide by 4 inches high. Do not wear hats or other clothing that covers your head (unless it is for religious reasons). Additionally, Japanese administrations recommend that you take off your glasses and do not smile in the photo.

The photo should not be less than three months old and should not be the same photo that is used on any other type of ID, such as your passport photo. If you can provide a high resolution digital photo that would also be great only it will be reproduced at your expense.

Copy of your passport

We will need a scanned copy of the main page of your passport and if you have been to Japan in the past you should also include copies of your previous entry and exit stamps and visas.

If you don’t have a passport, don’t worry! You don’t need it at the time of request, but you will need it before you leave for Japan. Until then, you can send a copy of any type of official ID instead.

B- Documents to be provided by the financial guarantor

Declaration of commitment

The President of the company must complete the declaration of financial commitment (immigration form) and sign with the company stamp.

Annual income certificate

Documents justifying annual income (for the last 3 years)

Bank balance statement

Company bank balance statement (for the last three years)

Company or organization registration document

A trade register or any official paper proving the legal existence of the company.

letter of explanation

Letter of explanation to the Ministry of Justice why the company decides to sponsor the candidate

Contract between the company and the candidate

An official certificate showing that he is currently employed and his position in the company. Best to have a formal letter written on company or organization letterhead.

Condition to be a financial guarantor

To be qualified as a Financial Guarantor, the nominee must be able to demonstrate that he has sufficient money in his bank account to ensure the candidate decent living conditions for these studies.

In case your sponsor is in Japan

If the Sponsor resides in Japan, they must additionally submit the following:

  • Proof of residency
  • Proof of the value of the last three years of tax payments, both national and local.
  • The family register, if they are married to a Japanese national.
  • Copy of residence permit

6. The different stages of the procedure:

Step 1:

  • Opening of a file at WAJAPON (or at the representative office) at $ 500 non-refundable.
  • Paying the Japanese learning fee of min 200 hours online which is $ 350, applicants are not required to enroll in the WA e-learning Japanese program. The main thing is for the candidate to send us a certificate proving that he has taken at least 150 hours of Japanese lessons in accordance with the format required by Japanese officials.

Step 2:

Examination of the file by Wospro and Assistance in the constitution of the file, rectification, for decision … and finalization

Step 3:

  • Transfer of the costs mentioned above in the account of Penta Corpo Co.LTD (parent company) or in the account of Wospro Academy SA in Senegal.
  • Processing of files by the WA office

Step 4:

Filing of files in institutes

Step 5 :

Publication of the results by the Ministry of Justice of Japan: Announcement of the results to the office and sending by email of the scans of eligibility and admission certificates and also of the invoice (tuition fees; accommodation, Wospro Japan fees)

Step 6:

Payment of tuition, accommodation and fees Wospro Japan by bank transfer. Confirmation of Transfer

Step 7:

Sending visa files to the Wospro office or to the representation

Step 8:

  • Visa deposit
  • Obtaining the visa
  • Travel organization and Tokyo office information

Step 9:

Departure for Japan

Step 10:

  • Arrival in Japan
  • Administrative formalities in Japan
  • Beginning of classes

7. Good to know about studying in Japan

Differences between trainings

Universities

The duration of a regular undergraduate program at universities is 4 years, while programs in medicine, dentistry, some pharmacy and veterinary science are 6 years. Some universities have programs for part-time students such as audit students and credit-earning students. In addition to degree-programs or long-term research programs, non-degree, short-term programs are also available.

Junior Colleges

Normally, courses offered in junior colleges take 2 years to complete except for some courses such as the medical technology course or the nursing course, which take 3 years. In contrast to university education that puts emphasis on scientific principles or theoretical research and education, junior colleges focus on education that allows students to learn skills useful to them after their graduation. One-third of the junior colleges are women’s colleges where a majority of the courses offered are on humanities, home sciences, education and social sciences.

Professional Training Colleges

Specialized training colleges offering post secondary courses are called professional training colleges and is one of the institutions classified under higher educational institutions. These colleges provide the learning of know-how, technology and skills useful in one’s future job and life as well as to improve their education. There are various colleges in different fields such as the medical care, technology, culture and general education, business, personal care and nutrition, education and welfare, fashion and home science, agriculture and much more. Certification is available for the following professions.

Animator, movie director, producer, game creator, interior designer, architect, system engineer, auto mechanic, nurse, dietitian, chef, patisserie, beautician, public accountant, interpreter, translator, flight attendant, hotel staff, nursery teacher, home helper, fashion designer, jewelery designer and more.

Those courses usually take 2 years to complete but more than 30% of the students are taking the 3 and 4-year course. The special feature of a professional training college is the variety of courses offered according to the skill and certification required.

College of technology (kosen)

Colleges of technology (also commonly called as “Kosen”) are colleges offering comprehensive 5-year education programs (5 and a half year for mercantile marine) to lower secondary school leavers and are ranked alongside universities as higher education institutions. Colleges of technology offer education programs that develop hands-on engineers with focus on lab works, practical works and practical skills as well as having advanced theoretical knowledge. Though most departments in the colleges of technology are related to the industrial field, department on mercantile marine that aim to develop mariners are also available.

Graduates of colleges of technology receive high reviews from the industries that their rate of employment is almost 100%. Of late, apart from working upon graduating, more and more students are opting to further their studies in the major programs or transfer into the universities (the third year of the university programs).

There are approximately 470 international students, both Japanese government-sponsored and private-financed, enrolled in the colleges of technology at the moment.

The different training courses offered

The humanities

It is an academic discipline attempting to understand the essence of humanity by studying human mind and behavior from broad points of view. Included in the discipline are subjects such as: languages as means of expression and communication, history as a way of understanding the process of human development, philosophy and religion for pursuing the better life, and culture and civilization as products of humanity. Students go into various occupations including professorship and research.

Subjects:

Philosophy

religious studies

Japanese literature

foreign languages

history, archeology

geography

psychology

cultural studies

library information science and others.

The social sciences

It is an academic discipline attempting to realize a better society by studying social structures and mechanisms and examining various social phenomena. Many subjects deeply related to business such as economy and commerce are provided. Students can develop intellectual horizons useful for any kind of occupation, including specialized professions such as lawyers and management consultants.

Subjects:

Law

Political science

Economy

Commercial science

Business administration

Social studies

Social welfare

Tourism

Information studies

etc.

The natural sciences

It is an academic discipline attempting to contribute to the development of scientific technology by studying various phenomena in the natural world. Many subjects such as mathematics and science (biology) are being taught from elementary education. However, the level of contents taught at universities is very high at the forefront of each field.

Subjects:

Mathematics

Physics

Chemistry

Biology

Earth science

etc.

Engineering

It is an academic discipline attempting to study the knowledge and technology of “making things,” such as systems, tools, and facilities, to enrich a society and make it function more conveniently. In addition to providing skills for “making things,” engineering programs at universities are involved with the latest research in scientific fields which evolve everyday. This is the major difference from engineering courses at professional training colleges. Many students go into research and development professions after graduation.

Subjects:

Mechanical engineering

Telecommunications engineering

Electrical and electronic engineering

Information engineering

Civil engineering

Environmental engineering

Architecture

Applied science

Applied physics

Applied chemistry

Nuclear engineering

Metallurgy

Materials engineering

Marine and aeronautical engineering

Management engineering

Biological engineering

Natural recourse engineering

System and control engineering

Emerging areas in chemistry

etc.

Medicine / public health

Well known departments of medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy are generally 6- year-programs. However, as community care and team medicine become more popular, there is an increasing number of other departments. These programs offer training for medical and public health professionals, such as occupational therapists and licensed nursing care workers. These 4-year-programs are geared for providing a high level of medical knowledge and a profound sense of humanity.

Subjects:

Medicine

Dentistry

Pharmacy

Nursing science

Public health and hygiene

Life science

Health science

Sports science

Nursing and welfare

Rehabilitation

Occupational therapy

etc

Arts

It is an academic discipline to pursue artistic creativity and technology of expression. It aims to nurture creators and artists in every possible field of arts, including visual art, design, and music. Students can not only gain practical skills but also learn theories to support their artistic expressions.

Subjects:

Visual art

Design

Music

Photography

Film

Broadcasting

Theater

Literature

Beauty

etc.