To apply to the JSP, students must:

  1. Be enrolled as a full-time student in a 4-year university in their home country, and have completed a minimum of one semester.

  2. Have a 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 grading scale (or applicable equivalent.)

  3. Be a native English speaker -or- Have iBT 79 TOEFL, IELTS 6.0 equivalent.


See program schedule.

Forms & Documents

The following documents must arrive at the JSP by the application deadline.

  1. Application form

    Available Online or as a PDF download. Our online application form uses services provided by Google, Inc. If you prefer a paper-based application, please download and print the PDF form.

  2. Proof of Enrollment

    A letter from the registrar of your college or university stating your current status and expected date of graduation.

  3. Official Transcripts

    Transcript must be from the most recently completed semester or term of your college or university and show your cumulative academic work.

  4. Two Letters of Recommendation

    Recommendations must be from faculty or administration officer of your college or university who know you well with her/his signature and date of signing. Letters must be on school letterhead in a sealed envelope. Letters may be mailed separately by each professor/administrator, or sent with your other application materials. Letters should address your academic ability, emotional maturity, ability to adjust to new situations, and ability to cooperate with others. Please have them include contact their information including address, telephone number, fax number and email address

  5. Passport Photocopy

    A photocopy of the identification page of your passport

  6. Identification Photos

    Four passport-style photographs size 3 cm x 4 cm sent by postal mail,
    A digital picture of your face with a plain white background sent via email to jsp@tiu.ac.jp. Digital photos must match the guidelines below:

    1, Larger than 600×800pixel jpeg format
    2, Upper half of torso and head without a cap and background
    3, Taken within last three months

  7. Health History Form

    Please fill out the Health History Form as a PDF download for our office file.

Mailing Address

See contact page.