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Yokohama National University

Established in 1949,Yokohama National University(YNU) is known as one of the leading universities in Japan. With a student population of 10,000, a vast, leafy campus and modern facilities, YNU has long been committed to playing a global role with a long-term perspective. YNU is home to approximately 900 international students from all over the world. Students can enjoy lectures, seminars and workshop-style studio activities in small groups, as well as internships in the Tokyo-Yokohama metropolitan area. YNU will keep you busy as active citizens in a global community!

College of Urban Sciences

  • Admission
Postal code 240-8501
Address 79-8 Tokiwadai, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa
Department to contact 入試課
Phone 045-339-3121
Fax 045-339-3129
International Students Examination There is special selection.
Admission capacity 30 (for the 2017 school year)
Application fee 17,000 yen (for the 2017 school year)
Admission fee 282,000 yen (for the 2017 school year)
Tuition per year 535,800 yen (for the 2017 school year)
Remarks Examination fee for Pre-Arrival Examination is 5,000 yen.
Admission fee and tuition are subject to change.
Department(s) Department of Urban and Socio-Cultural Studies
Distribution of application forms End of September
Entry (Spring) April, 2017 entry
Application category YGEP-N1 (Examination in Japan)
Starting date for application submission November 18, 2016
Deadline of application November 24, 2016
Date of examination December 23, 2016
Notification of examination result January 18, 2017
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Not available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Interview
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects Japanese as a Foreign Language, Japan and the World, Mathematics 1 or Mathematics 2
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Language in the exam Either English or Japanese is available.
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Referred exam Exams from June, 2016 onwards
English examination TOEFL or TOEIC on and after January 2015
Remarks You must submit the score of TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS during the application period.
Please refer to application guidelines to be issued at the beginning of August for details of eligibility of the application, the method of selection, and others.
Entry (Autumn) October, 2017 entry
Application category YCCS Special Program Examination
Starting date for application submission November, 2017
Deadline of application January, 2018
Date of examination February, 2017 - March, 2017
Notification of examination result March, 2017
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Not necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Interview in some cases
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Not necessary.
Remarks Applicants are comprehensively selected by application documents, verification papers of English proficiency, video letters, recommendation papers, and others. In some cases, you must take an interview for confirmation. You must prepare an computer with a camera and microphone to use a high-speed internet environment, because the interview will be conducted in Google Hangouts, Skype, or others. The interview will be conducted in English for about 30 minutes except for time to confirm the connection. Please refer to application guidelines to be issued at the beginning of August for details of eligibility of the application, the method of selection, and others.
Department(s) Department of Architecture and Building Science
Distribution of application forms End of September
Entry (Spring) April, 2017 entry
Application category YGEP-N1 (Examination in Japan)
Starting date for application submission November 18, 2016
Deadline of application November 30, 2016
Date of examination December 23, 2016
Notification of examination result January 18, 2017
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Not available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Mathematics, Interview
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects Japanese as a Foreign Language, Mathematics 2, Physics, Select Chemistry or Biology
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Language in the exam Japanese language
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Referred exam Exams from June, 2016 onwards
English examination TOEFL or TOEIC on and after January 2015
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Not necessary.
Remarks You must submit the score of TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS during the application period.
Please refer to application guidelines to be issued at the beginning of August for details of eligibility of the application, the method of selection, and others.
Entry (Spring) April, 2017 entry
Application category YGEP-N1 (Pre-Arrival Examination)
Starting date for application submission November 18, 2016
Deadline of application November 30, 2016
Date of examination December, 2016 - January, 2017
Notification of examination result January 18, 2017
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Not necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Interview
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects Japanese as a Foreign Language, Mathematics 2, Physics, Select Chemistry or Biology
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Language in the exam Japanese language
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Referred exam Exams from June, 2016 onwards
English examination Results of TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS on and after November 2014
Remarks You must submit the score of TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS during the application period.
Please refer to application guidelines to be issued at the beginning of August for details of eligibility of the application, the method of selection, and others.
Department(s) Department of Civil engineering
Distribution of application forms End of September
Entry (Spring) April, 2017 entry
Application category YGEP-N1 (Examination in Japan)
Starting date for application submission November 18, 2016
Deadline of application November 30, 2016
Date of examination December 23, 2016
Notification of examination result January 18, 2017
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Not available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Mathematics, Interview
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects Japanese as a Foreign Language, Mathematics 2, Physics, Select Chemistry or Biology
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Language in the exam Japanese language
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Referred exam Exams from June, 2016 onwards
English examination TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS on and after January 2015
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Not necessary.
Remarks You must submit the score of TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS during the application period.
Please refer to application guidelines to be issued at the beginning of August for details of eligibility of the application, the method of selection, and others.
Entry (Spring) April, 2017 entry
Application category YGEP-N1 (Pre-Arrival Examination)
Starting date for application submission November 18, 2016
Deadline of application November 30, 2016
Date of examination December, 2016 - January, 2017
Notification of examination result January 18, 2017
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Not necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Interview
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects Japanese as a Foreign Language, Mathematics 2, Physics, Select Chemistry or Biology
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Language in the exam Japanese language
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Referred exam Exams from June, 2016 onwards
English examination TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS on and after November 2014
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Not necessary.
Remarks You must submit the score of TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS during the application period.
Please refer to application guidelines to be issued at the beginning of August for details of eligibility of the application, the method of selection, and others.
Entry (Spring) April, 2017 entry
Application category YGEP-N2 (Pre-Arrival Examination)
Starting date for application submission November 18, 2016
Deadline of application November 30, 2016
Date of examination December, 2016 - January, 2017
Notification of examination result January 18, 2017
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Not necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Interview
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects Japanese as a Foreign Language, Mathematics 2, Physics, Select Chemistry or Biology
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Language in the exam Japanese language
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Referred exam Exams from June, 2016 onwards
English examination TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS on and after November 2014
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Not necessary.
Remarks You must submit the score of TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS during the application period.
Please refer to application guidelines to be issued at the beginning of August for details of eligibility of the application, the method of selection, and others.
Department(s) Department of Risk Management and Environmental Science
Distribution of application forms End of September
Entry (Spring) April, 2017 entry
Application category YGEP-N1 (Examination in Japan)
Starting date for application submission November 18, 2016
Deadline of application November 30, 2016
Date of examination December 23, 2016
Notification of examination result January 18, 2017
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Not available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Mathematics, Interview
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects Japanese as a Foreign Language, Mathematics 2, Select 2 subjects from Physics, Chemistry or Biology.
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Language in the exam Japanese language
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Referred exam Exams from June, 2016 onwards
English examination TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS on and after January 2015
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Not necessary.
Remarks You must submit the score of TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS during the application period.
Please refer to application guidelines to be issued at the beginning of August for details of eligibility of the application, the method of selection, and others.
Entry (Spring) April, 2017 entry
Application category YGEP-N1 (Pre-Arrival Examination)
Starting date for application submission November 18, 2016
Deadline of application November 30, 2016
Date of examination December, 2016 - January, 2017
Notification of examination result January 18, 2017
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Not necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Interview
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects Japanese as a Foreign Language, Mathematics 2, Select 2 subjects from Physics, Chemistry or Biology.
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Language in the exam Japanese language
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Referred exam Exams from June, 2016 onwards
English examination TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS on and after November 2014
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Not necessary.
Remarks You must submit the score of TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS during the application period.
Please refer to application guidelines to be issued at the beginning of August for details of eligibility of the application, the method of selection, and others.
Entry (Spring) April, 2017 entry
Application category YGEP-N2 (Pre-Arrival Examination)
Starting date for application submission November 18, 2016
Deadline of application November 30, 2016
Date of examination December, 2016 - January, 2017
Notification of examination result January 18, 2017
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Not necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Interview
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects Japanese as a Foreign Language, Mathematics 2, Select 2 subjects from Physics, Chemistry or Biology.
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Language in the exam Japanese language
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Referred exam Exams from June, 2016 onwards
English examination TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS on and after January 2015
Remarks You must submit the score of TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS during the application period.
Please refer to application guidelines to be issued at the beginning of August for details of eligibility of the application, the method of selection, and others.

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