Japan, APS-Japan

10
Total number of places per year (approximately)
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Area possibilities

We will accept 4 students in the Winter SEP 2022-2023.

We have placements available in : - Hospital - Community Pharmacy - Laboratory in university - Industry ※unfortunately, we CANNOT offer you any internship in the japan SEP. We are able to take you on a half-day visit to the above sites instead of an internship.

Length of training periods

Around only 2weeks

Available months and cities

We will offer the program in the Kanto area in the Winter SEP 2022-2023.


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 in all areas.

  1. Hokkaido area (nothern 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)
  • 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 for Summer SEP is 30th April.

  • The deadline for applying for Winter SEP is 30th October.

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

Type accommodation

Students will stay at the guesthouse. It costs around 3000~5000 JPY/night.

Board, pocket money or other financial benefits/remuneration

No financial benefits or remuneration will be provided. The participation fee will be around 50,000 JPY, including accommodation and event fees. It doesn’t include foods expense. We recommend you prepare approximately 10.000 JPY per day. (At least you need 2000 JPY per day for food 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.