What is JENESYS Program?

What is JENESYS Program?

Posted at: 13 Apr 2021

What is JENESYS Program?

JENESYS is an exchange program to invite approximately 6, 000 youths from overseas to Japan every year with a view towards promoting mutual understanding and friendship with Japanese youth and citizens

JICE has been conducting a short term invitation program inviting 3,000 to 4,000 youngsters to Japan each year 

A group of approximately 30 to 200 youths visits Japan and stays for around 10 days first participating in a common program in Tokyo, and then dividing into subgroups of 20 to 30 youths, each joining a local program. Group programs are mainly composed of

school visits and homestays to promote mutual understanding, friendship, and trust through firsthand exchange with Japanese students and local residents. For some specific fields, it also offers programs that combine exchange and training

Participating Countries:

ASEAN member countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brun Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar) India, China, Mongolia, Australia, New Zealand, SAARC member countries (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, the Maldives, Afghanistan), etc. 


Depend on the theme of each year


  • Visit Japan 10 days
  • Experience homestay or domestic resident
  • Understand Japanese culture, living styles

For more information, please visit the Official Website. 

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