University of Tokyo

Survey Number 1172
Survey Title Survey on Japanese Students Studying Abroad based on Student Exchange Agreements, 2015
Depositor Japan Student Services Organization
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Educational Purpose Only available for research.
Period of Data Use Permission One year
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Summary This survey investigates Japanese students studying abroad at a foreign university or similar during the 2015 academic year (April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016) for the purpose of education or research, etc., based on a student exchange agreement or similar between a Japanese university (or similar) and a foreign university (or similar), and the relevant student exchange agreements.

Further, in the case that there was no student exchange agreement, responses from students were obtained if their destination school was known.
Data Type quantitative research
quantitative research: micro data
Universe Universities, junior colleges, colleges of technology, or specialized training colleges with Japanese students studying abroad in the 2015 academic year
Unit of Observation Organization
Sample Size Responses regarding 84,456 Japanese students studying abroad were received from the schools that were the target of the survey.
Date of Collection 2015-04-01 ~ 2016-03-31
2015/4/1 – 2016/3/31
Time Period 2015 ~ 2015
Spatial Unit Japan
Sampling Procedure
Mode of Data Collection
Investigator Japan Student Services Organization
DOI 10.34500/SSJDA.1172
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) ]
Major Survey Items The following items were surveyed, for each student studying abroad:
・Student's course of study
・Specialization category at destination school
・Type of destination school
・Existence of agreement system or similar
・Whether or not the student is taking a registered leave of absence from study
・Credits granted
・Completion of regular course/subject offered by destination university, etc.
・Period of studying abroad
Date of Release 2018/12/04
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Higher and further education
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Version 1 : 2018-12-04
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