University of Tokyo

Abstract
Survey Number 1170
Survey Title Annual Survey of International Students in Japan, 2016
Depositor Japan Student Services Organization
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Summary This survey is carried out to apprehend the situation of international students enrolled in Japanese universities (including graduate school), junior colleges, colleges of technology, specialized training colleges (professional course), and educational institutions and Japanese language learning institutions with preparatory courses for entering Japanese universities (as of May 1, 2016) and to obtain fundamental materials relating to international student policy.

This survey was conducted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology until 2003 but was transferred to the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) upon its establishment in April 2004.
Data Type quantitative research
quantitative research: micro data
Universe Universities (including graduate school), junior colleges, colleges of technology, specialized training colleges (professional course), and educational institutions and Japanese language learning institutions with preparatory courses for entering Japanese universities that have international students enrolled as of May 1, 2016.
Unit of Observation Organization
Sample Size Responses regarding 239,287 international students were received from the schools that were the target of the survey.
Date of Collection 2016-05-01 ~ 2016-09-16
2016/05/01 – 09/16
Time Period 2016 ~ 2016
Spatial Unit Japan
Japan
Sampling Procedure
Mode of Data Collection
Investigator Japan Student Services Organization
DOI 10.34500/SSJDA.1170
Sponsors (Funds)
Related Publications (by the Investigator) Please refer to the abstract in Japanese.
Related Publications (based on Secondary Analysis) List of related publications (based on Secondary Analysis)
Documentation Questionnaires
[ Universities (including graduate school), junior colleges, colleges of technology ]
[ Specialized training colleges (professional course) ]
[ Educational institutions with preparatory courses ]
[ Japanese language learning institutions ]
Major Survey Items The following items were surveyed for each international student:
・Specialization category
・Registration category
・Year in school
・Gender
・Country/area
・International student category
・Month and year of enrollment
・Institution enrolled in directly before coming to Japan
・Residence type
・Short-term international student
Date of Release 2018/12/04
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