Government Regulatory Organizations
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan
Established in 1881, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Japan plays an important role in higher education in Japan, particularly in the fields of agriculture, forestry and fisheries. MAFF is responsible for promoting research and development in these fields and for… learn more
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan
Established in 2001, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan is a government ministry responsible for overseeing and implementing policies related to education, culture, sports, science and technology in Japan.
The ministry's primary mission is to provide… learn more
Accreditation and Quality Evaluation Organizations
Accreditation Council for Practical Abilities of Japan
The Accreditation Council for Practical Abilities of Japan (ACPAJ) is an organization that plays a crucial role in higher education in Japan. It is responsible for accrediting and evaluating practical training programs in various fields, including medicine, dentistry, nursing and pharmacy.
The… learn more
Japan Institution for Higher Education Evaluation
The Japan Institution for Higher Education Evaluation (JIHEE) is an independent organization that evaluates and accredits higher education institutions in Japan. It was established in 2004 as a nonprofit organization with the aim of ensuring and improving the quality of higher education in Japan.… learn more
Japan University Accreditation Association
The Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA) is an independent, non-profit organization that accredits higher education institutions in Japan. Established in 1950, the JUAA is recognized by the Japanese government as an official accrediting body for universities and colleges.
The JUAA is… learn more
National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation of Japan
The National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation of Japan (NIAD-UE) is a government-affiliated organization responsible for ensuring the quality of higher education in Japan. Established in 1950, NIAD-UE is tasked with evaluating and accrediting universities and their… learn more
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