The 2021 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: September 7, 2021

The 2021 JET Programme

The Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands is pleased to announce that applications for the 2021 JET Programme can now be submitted.

The available additional position for 2021 is:
-Sports Exchange Advisors (SEA): Baseball for 1 person
The participant is expected to be assigned to Higashikawa Town in Hokkaido.
Please note: the initial contract will be for approximately 5 months. For more details, please read the Application Guidelines below.

Application Guidelines
Application Form
Application Form Chart Sheet
Self-Report Medical Condition
Statement of Physician

The deadline for applications is October 15, 2021.
The interview after the first screening will be held in the middle of November 2021 (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 /SEA, Cultural Section)
                         Tobias Asserlaan 5
                         2517 KC Den Haag

For inquiries, please contact the Information and Culture Centre of the Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands by e-mail: (Please mention “JET/SEA (your name)” in the subject line.)

Report from former participant

Mr. Pyke (CIR, 2013-2018)  (link to interview video on Facebook page of Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands)