The Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme (JET)

The JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Programme enables local authorities of Japan to employ foreign youth for the purpose of improving foreign language education and promoting international exchange at the community level.

How to Apply

Updated: January 15, 2019

The 2019 JET Programme

The Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands is pleased to announce that applications for the 2019 JET Programme can now be submitted.
The available positions for 2019 are:
1) ALT (Assistant Language Teacher) for 1 person
  The participant is expected to be assigned to the Fukui prefectural government.
 2) CIR (Coordinator for International Relations) for 1 person
   The participant is expected to be assigned to the Saga prefectural government.
Please read the application guidelines below for more details.
Application Guidelines
Application Form
Application Form Chart Sheet
Self-Report Medical Condition
Statement of Physician
The deadline for applications is March 15, 2019.
The interview after the first screening will be held in April 2019 (date to be confirmed). Candidates selected for an interview will receive an official invitation.
If you wish to apply, please complete (typed) the forms above, then print and sign them by hand. Submit your application documents directly to:
                         Embassy of Japan
                         (Attn: JET, Cultural Section)
                         Tobias Asserlaan 5
                         2517 KC Den Haag
 For further information, please contact the Cultural Section of the Embassy (click here for our contact information).