Insurance requirements for studying in Japan

Insurance information for Japan

Studying in Japan is a great experience. But you want to make sure that you won’t run any risks. That’s why you need insurance in case anything unforeseen happens. Applying for the right insurance can be tricky, because you need to comply with the law and regulations of Japan. Your university might also have additional insurance requirements. We can help you with the right insurance for your situation, so your insurance is accepted by universities and immigration authorities in Japan.

If you already have insurance, have a second look, as it might not be enough. You must follow the criteria set by your university, local laws and regulations, and immigration laws.

What is typically missing in local or other insurances:

  • Additional medical costs
  • Repatriation
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

About Japan

Japan is known for its advancements in science and technology, particularly in biomedicine. The country places a strong emphasis on education, resulting in almost universal literacy. Studying at a Japanese university provides an opportunity to immerse oneself in a rich and captivating culture that has fascinated the Western world for centuries. Many degrees are offered in English, with Mathematics and Sciences being particularly popular. Learning Japanese can be a valuable asset in the job market, whether one decides to settle in Japan or work for an international company. Students can also enjoy visiting attractions such as the Imperial Palace, Osaka Castle, and Mount Fuji for relaxation and leisure.