Japan, APS-Japan

Total number of places per year (approximately)
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Area possibilities

⚠ This summer, Japan won't hold existing SEP because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We will hold only ONLINE SEP in August. Then we'll announce the details on FB, IG, and SEO mails.

We approve about10 students in Winter SEP, about 20 Students Summer SEP (but up to the number of SEC staff...)

We have placements available in : - Hospital - Community Pharmacy - Laboratory in university -industry ※unfortunately we CANNOT offer you any internship during the japan sep. We are able to take you a half-day visiting to above sites instead of internship.

Length of training periods

Around only 2weeks

Available months and cities

The japan sep team is located throughout 5 areas of Japan. We offer placements in 5 areas but it’s not sure to have SEP all area.

1.Hokkaido (northern Japan) 2.Kanto area (eastern Japan) 3.Tokai area (middle of east Japan) 4.Kansai area(middle of west Japan) 5.Kyushu area (western Japan)

※you CANNOT decide where you stay. Our SEC staffs and SEO will decide.

  • The Japan Summer SEP will be held for 2 weeks in August.
  • The Japan Winter SEP will be held for 2 weeks in February.

  • The deadline for applying summer SEP is 30th April.

  • The deadline for applying winter SEP is 30th November.

  • The details about the program (the period,area) will be decided around the last of May.

Type accommodation

Students will stay at guesthouse. It costs around 3000~3500 JPY/night.

Board, pocket money or other financial benefits/remuneration

No financial benefits or remuneration will be provided. Participation fee will be around 50,000 JPY including accommodation and events fee. It doesn’t include foods expense. We recommend you to prepare approximately 10.000 JPY per day. (At least you need 1500 IPY per day for foods, and 2000 JPY per day for transport)

Language requirements

We use English as daily conversation.

Other requirements

None other requirements If you understand about medical system or the role of pharmacist in each occupation,it won’t be problem.

Information on Work Permits and Visa

Normally you don’t have to get any Visa to come to Japan if you stay less than 3 months but some students who come from specific countries, you need to get VISA. Please also check whether you need Visa and an invitation letter to go overseas. If you need, we help you for giving advice or making an invitation letter so please let me know immediately so that we can arrange to get VISA. ↓Check you need VISA to come to Japan from following link Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan: http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.html

Selection Procedures

Selection procedures will be done by the SEO. We prioritize the students who put the first choice on Japan.