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In Using the Website (Site Policy)

Site Policy

Site Policy

In Using the Website (Site Policy)

The website of the National Information Center for Academic Recognition Japan (the "Website") is operated by the National Information Center for Academic Recognition Japan (the "Center"), under the National Institution for Academic Degrees and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education. Please read through Terms of Use ( when using the Website.

Linking to the Website

You may freely link to the pages of the Website operated by the Center, in principle. No notification or the like is necessary. However, linking from the following types of websites is strictly prohibited.

  1. A website with content that slanders or damages the trust of the Center.
  2. A website including content that is or is likely to be illegal and contrary to public order and morality, or a website of an organization that engages in or is likely to be engaged in activities that are illegal and contrary to public order and morality.














All materials, including text, drawings, photographs, and programs published on the pages of the Website operated by the Center, are protected under the Copyright Act as copyright works, and the entire Website operated by the Center is also thus protected as a compilation, and except as otherwise provided, copyrights of these works and compilation are owned by the Center. Accordingly, when you reprint or otherwise exploit the materials, you need the approval of the Center.


If the Center separately permits exploitation of materials on a certain page of the Website under specific terms and conditions, you may exploit the materials in accordance with such terms and conditions as indicated on that page.


The rights to trademarks, marks, logo marks, trade names, etc. of the Center or any other organization or company used on the Website belong to the Center or the owners of the respective rights, and are protected under the Trademark Act, the Unfair Competition Prevention Act, the Commercial Code, or any other Act.


In order to ensure that users of the Website can use the information provided on the Website without any difficulties, the Center manages and operates the Website in conformity with "JIS X 8341-3: 2016" and "Everyone's Public Website Operational Guidelines" (prepared by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications), which indicates the initiatives and procedures to be implemented by public institutions including the national and local governments.


The Center ultimately aims to comply with web accessibility conformance level AA of JIS X 8341-3: 2016.

Contact information

You can make inquiries concerning the Center's website by using the inquiry form below.

Please note that the Center does not accept inquiries by telephone.

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