The JENESYS Programme

After the success of JENESYS 2017, JENESYS 2016, JENESYS 2015, JENESYS 2.0 and Kizuna project, the University of the South Pacific (USP) is pleased to announce the continuation of the JENESYS (Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths) initiative in partnership with the Government of Japan. This year JENESYS 2018 will provide fully funded Nine Day study tours to Japan for University students from 14 Pacific Island Countries (PICs) and Australia and New Zealand.

Our Pacific Island Countries

The 14 PIC’s includes the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. If you are not from one of the fourteen (14) Pacific Island countries listed above, you can enquire with an Embassy of Japan near you.

Experience the Japanese way of Life

This is an opportunity for Pacific Island students and youths to learn more about Japan under various themes including sports; Peacebuilding, history and culture; Trace, investment and tourism; Disaster prevention and reconstruction; Japanese language and culture; ocean resources and conservation and Environment and Energy. Enjoy a homestay experience with local Japanese families, engage with peers at local high schools and universities, visit local ministries, councils and policymakers while also exploring museums, innovative infrastructure and cultural sites. An experience of a lifetime. Read more about previous participants experiences in the reports section and apply using the online portal.