Japanese Educational Links

Queensland LOTE Library
The Queensland LOTE Library provides Japanese related books, CD's, DVD's, dolls etc to practicing teachers and instructors in Queensland. Resources are available not only in Japanese, but also Chinese, French, German, Korean and many other languages.


Japan Video Topics

This great selection of short videos about various Japan-related topics is available to stream free online. Topics range from traditions to seasonal cultures, technology, trends in Japan, nature and food etc. The video clips can be viewed in English as well as Japanese and other languages.

Links for Travellers to Japan

Go Tokyo, Official Tokyo Travel Guide
This website includes detailed information on Tokyo's major tourist attractions, recommendations and special events. Routes for recommendation as well as maps and transportation advice make it easy for travellers to plan out their Tokyo trip.


Kyoto City Tourism Association
The 'Magonote' website by the Kyoto City Tourism Association is published in six different languages, and features relevant and useful information sections about the practicalities of travel: arrival; money; transportation; accommodation; and climate. Detailed information about Kyoto is included in the 'sightseeing', 'dining', 'fun', 'shopping' and 'experience' sections.

Japanese Study Opportunity Links

JETAA Queensland

Japanese Government Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship

The Japan Foundation

Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)

Study in Japan

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)


The JENESYS programmes are the initiative of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and began in 2007.  JENESYS 2018 is offering two study tours to Japan from 2nd to 11th December and from 9th to 18th December 2018. A total of 30 places are offered to Australian citizens currently enrolled as university students.

Applications for JENESYS 2018 are now closed.


Enquiries for QLD applicants:
Email: culture@bb.mofa.go.jp
Phone:  07 3221 5188

2019 MEXT Scholarship - Now Open

Applications for the 2019 MEXT Scholarship Japanese Studies and Teacher Training categories are NOW OPEN.

Please direct all enquiries to the MEXT Section at the Embassy of Japan in Australia and visit their link below for more information: