In preparation for your visit to Japan

Practical issues to consider when planning your stay.

View through a stone vault in a building. View of large trees surrounded by the university area and buildings.
University of Tokyo. Photo: Camilla Björkegren
  • Start organizing well ahead the planned visit (6-12 months).
  • Find a collaboration partner or supervisor (see “How to get started”).
  • Determine the exact period of your visit.
  • Visit the Japanese Embassy website for information on VISA.
  • Ask for required documents from your Japanese collaboration partner/supervisor.
  • Look for housing via Airbnb and alike.
  • Don’t hesitate to ask for help (see "Contacts").
Content reviewer:
Linda Lindell