Study in Japan Educational Seminar held at Copperbelt University

The Study in Japan Educational Seminar was held at Copperbelt University in Zambia on 20 April 2023. The seminar was organised by Hokkaido University Africa Office in Lusaka in close collaboration with the Copperbelt University and the Embassy of Japan in Zambia. More than 400 people participated.

The seminar was opened by the welcome remark by Professor John Bwalya, the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the Copperbelt University. It was followed by the two presentations by Hokkaido University Africa Office in Lusaka - one on the general informatoin on studying in Japan, and another on the exchange programme (HUSTEP). The Embassy of Japan in Zambia then provided a presentation on MEXT scholarship, whose applicaation for this year has just been opened by the Embassy every year. A former MEXT student also shared his experience of studying Japan with the audience.

The MEXT scholarship can be applied through the Japanese Embassy of your home country. If you are Zambians and interested in applying, you can see the detailed information on the application at the Japanese Embassy website. If you are from other sub-Saharan African countries and are interested in applying for the MEXT scholarship, make sure you check the website of the Japanese Embassy in your country for more information on the application procedure and requirements.