Applications for JENESYS 2018 - CLOSED

ABOUT JENESYS PROGRAMME 2018

The JENESYS programmes are the initiative of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and began in 2007.  JENESYS 2018 is offering two study tours to Japan from 2nd to 11th December and from 9th to 18th December 2018. A total of 30 places are offered to Australian citizens currently enrolled as university students.

The Embassy of Japan in Australia is now accepting applications for the JENESYS 2018 Programme from students currently enrolled in universities located in the ACT. For students attending universities in other states and territories, please contact the consulate-general of Japan in your state/territory as below:

ACT applicants – Embassy of Japan
NSW and NT applicants – Consulate-General of Japan, Sydney
VIC, SA and TAS applicants – Consulate-General of Japan, Melbourne
QLD applicants – Consulate-General of Japan, Brisbane
WA applicants – Consulate-General of Japan, Perth

Programme Details
Theme A: Disaster prevention, reconstruction from the disaster
Duration: 9 nights 10 days (arrival in Japan on 2 December and departure from Japan on 11 December 2018)
Number of participants: 10
Programme locations: Tokyo and Fukushima
The objectives can be found in the Application Guidelines.

Theme B: Building peaceful societies, history and culture
Duration: 9 nights 10 days (arrival in Japan on 9 December and departure from Japan on18 December 2018)
Number of participants: 20
Programme locations: Tokyo and Hiroshima
The objectives can be found in the Application Guidelines.

*Applicants can only apply for one programme.

 

Application Procedure for ACT Applicants only

  • The application deadline is AEDT 17:00 on Tuesday 9 October 2018. *Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be accepted. 
  • A correctly completed Application Form with a current photo and a scanned copy of your passport must be submitted to the Embassy of Japan in Australia via email:  cultural-application@cb.mofa.go.jp
  • Short-listed applicants will be required to sit an interview in person on Wednesday 17 October 2018.  *Short-listed applicants have already been contacted regarding their interview time.  Unsuccessful applicants will not be notified of their results.
  •  Please note that only successful applicants will be notified of their results by Monday 22 October 2018. Due to the sheer number of applications, we are not able to provide individual feedback.


Enquiries for ACT applicants:
Email: cultural-application@cb.mofa.go.jp
Phone:  02 6273 3244

Please click on the links below to download the documents:
APPLICATION GUIDELINES FOR ACT APPLICANTS
APPLICATION FORM FOR ACT APPLICANTS (THEME A)
APPLICATION FORM FOR ACT APPLICANTS (THEME B)
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*Please note that incomplete applications will not be accepted.