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Supporting Organizations for International Students

The following organizations provide supports to Kyutech international students and promote cultural exchanges.

●Kitakyushu International Association
Com city 3F 3-15-3 Kurosaki, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyusyu-shi
TEL:093-643-5931 FAX:093-643-6466
URL http://www.kitaq-koryu.jp/en/

・Japanese class, Introduction of Japanese culture
・Consultation on immigration procedures
・Arranging Japanese family for cultural exchange
・Scholarship for students from Dalien, China

●Fukuoka International Exchange Foundation (FiSSC)
ACROS Fukuoka, 1-1-1 Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi
TEL: 092-725-9200

・Scholarship for international students in Fukuoka prefecture
・Consultation on immigration procedures or human rights

●Fukuoka International Students Support Center
ACROS Fukuoka, 1-1-1 Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi
TEL: 092-725-9201
URL http://www.fissc.net/en/index.html
Fukuoka International Students Support Center provides information to help international students find part-time job, assist their daily lives and promote better communication with local residents. In addition, it supports international students finding employment at Japanese companies, and creating networks among them after their graduation.

●Kitakyushu Zonta Club
Kitakyushu Zonta Club consists of female professionals. Its medical fund provides Kyutech international students with medical fee assistance.


【Medical Fee Reimbursement by Kitakyushu Zonta Club】

When an international student with the National Health Insurance coverage receives any treatments for illness or injuries at a medical institution and pays medical charges, the partial costs incurred canbe reimbursed by Kitakyushu Zonta Club. The subsidizing ratio in FY 2010 was 65%.

Please note this assistance is limited to treatment covered under the National Health Insurance Policy and is not applicable to some treatments such as dental treatment or a physical checkup.

Follow the steps below for the medical fee reimbursement:

Present your National Health Insurance Card and receive treatments at a medical institution.
Pay your share of the medical charges (30%) at payment counters of the medical institution and keep all the receipts.
Apply for the Kitakyushu Zonta Club reimbursement with your Campus Staff.
The partial amount you paid will be transferred to your bank account after the claim is filed (with deduction of bank transfer charges).

All Kyutech international students are entitled to receive this support.


●Iizuka Friendship Network
Consultation on daily life and medical care for international students in Iizuka.

●Ryugakusei Front (Iizuka)
Japanese class (twice a week)
Livelihood support, Consulting and assistance.

●Fukuoka Fresh Graduate Support Office
ELGALA office building 12F 1-4-2 .Tenjin,Chuo-ku,Fukuoka city
TEL : 092-714-1556

・Provide job information
・Consultation concerning career path

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