Information meeting on the MEXT and JET 2024 programs

27 October 2023


On Monday November 13, 2023, the Education Department of the Embassy of Japan in Paris will present the MEXT Language and Civilization Scholarship Program, the MEXT Study and Research Scholarship Program and the JET Program to students in Inalco's Japanese Studies Department.
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The meeting will be held presentially in amphitheatre 8 from 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm, and will be retransmitted live on Zoom.

→ Here's the link to join the meeting remotely (please connect 10 minutes before the start):

You'll find below the message that the Embassy services have sent us.

Look forward to seeing many of you on Monday November 13!

Benjamin Giroux
Responsible for International Relations
Department of Japanese Studies, INALCO


Dear Students,

Have you ever dreamed of studying or working in Japan? Would you like to know what opportunities are available to you?

We are pleased to inform you that the Embassy of Japan is organizing an information meeting on study and work programs in Japan on Monday November 13 from 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm.

The meeting will take place at INALCO (amphi 8) in person for INALCO and Paris-Cité students and can be followed online for those who are in the region or studying at another institution.

On this occasion, we'll be bringing in a former MEXT scholarship holder and a former JET program participant to talk about their unique experience.

You'll be able to ask them questions about how these programs work, as well as the whole embassy team.

You'll find the login link below:

Here's the program (duration approx. 1h):
-Opening (3 min) : Words of welcome from the embassy
-MEXT scholarship programs
-Japanese language and civilization scholarship (3 min)
-Study and research scholarship (3 min)
-Testimony of a former study and research scholarship holder (15 min)
-Questions & Answers (5 min)
-JET programs
-Presentation of the JET program (4 min)
-Testimony of a former participant (CIR) (15 min)
-Questions & Answers (6 min)
Here are the program options available to you;

The MEXT Japanese Language and Civilization Scholarship, which allows a study stay at undergraduate level for LLCER and LEA students.
(Announcement of the application will take place in December 2023 and the application deadline in January; examination and interview in February, for departure in September 2024)

The MEXT scholarship for study and research, which allows a study stay at Master and/or PhD level in a Japanese university under the supervision of a professor, as a regular student with the aim of obtaining a degree.
(The application will be announced in April 2024 and the deadline for submission of the file in May, with the examination and interview in June for a departure in April or September 2025)

The JET program - It enables you to work in a local authority in Japan to help with international exchanges (CIR, a good level of Japanese is required) or to teach French or English in schools (ALT). The number of positions to be filled will be announced in January, and the application deadline will be in March; the examination and interview in April for a departure in August 2024.

Looking forward to seeing you at the event,


The educational service team,
Japanese Embassy in France