Japan University Degree Courses In English | JPSS, the information site of studying in Japan

JPSS, for information about studying in Japan's universities and graduate schools. > Japan University Degree Courses In English

University Degree Courses in English

Degrees and lectures of universities below are offered in English. Online application is available in most of the Japaneseuniversity on the list.

Official Website

Yamanashi Gakuin University

Yamanashi Gakuin, an educational institution celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2016, strives to cultivate human resources capable of contributing to society with an international outlook. In addition to the International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA), a new College being opened pending Ministry approval, the university (YGU), the focal point of the entire Yamanashi Gakuin, offers four undergraduate degree programs in Law, Business Administration, Management Information and Health and Nutrition, and two graduate school programs in Law and Social Sciences. YGU has a reputation for academic excellence, with high Japanese Civil Servant employment rates and Registered Dietician and Bar Exam pass rates.

Official Website

Tokyo International University

Tokyo International University (TIU) , founded in 1965, is a fully accredited Japanese university which has a student body of 6,000, including more than 800 international students from over 20 countries. TIU also has its extension campus in Oregon, U.S. that provides one year study abroad program.
As of 2014, TIU launches a new English-based degree seeking program in two majors: "Business Economics" and "International Relations."

Official Website

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ)

Located in central Tokyo, TUJ is the branch campus of Temple University in Philadelphia, USA. TUJ is Japan’s largest and oldest foreign university. All courses are taught in English and adhere to the same high standards as the main Temple University campus. TUJ was founded in 1982 and designated as the first Foreign University, Japan Campus by the Japanese Ministry of Education in 2005.

Official Website

Sophia University

Sophia University, located in the heart of Tokyo, is one of the Japan’s leading private universities with a student body of 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students

Official Website

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)

The OIST Graduate University offers an individualized PhD program providing a secure foundation in the fundamentals of your field, with unparalleled opportunities for cross-disciplinary research. We recognize every student as a unique individual and take this into account in the design of each student’s program. About 50 cutting-edge laboratories form the hub of the OIST Graduate University, conducting research in a range of fields including physics, chemistry, mathematics, marine sciences, neuroscience, and life sciences. The absence of a departmental structure, along with leading research within each discipline, promotes science without borders.

Official Website

Waseda University

In today's increasingly global society, people are expected to contribute widely to Japan and the world, and to act as leaders for the next generation.
Waseda University has produced many wonderful thinkers throughout its proud history. Now the university is focusing on developing global leaders.
With your eyes to the world, it is you, the incoming class, who will build the new traditions of Waseda.

Official Website

Ritsumeikan University

Founded as a private academy in 1869, Ritsumeikan University (RU) boasts 13 colleges and 20 graduate schools across 4 campuses in Kyoto, Shiga and Osaka. RU has actively promoted research collaboration with industry and has made significant contributions to society both nationally and globally through various academic projects. Ritsumeikan University was selected in 2014 as one of 37 universities for the highly competitive "Top Global University Project" by Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). We provide English-medium undergraduate degree programs.

Official Website

Yokohama National University

Yokohama National University seeks adventurous, world-class students for the pioneering first cohort of the YOKOHAMA Creative-City Studies (YCCS) program. The program offers innovative interdisciplinary courses for future leaders. The classes will be taught in English, but students will also learn the Japanese language intensively during their studies. Through the program, the students are expected to develop key skills for global leaders such as multilingual and cross-cultural communication, teamwork, leadership, project planning and organizing; as well as to acquire professional knowledge in their major subjects.

Official Website

Hiroshima Jogakuin University

Hiroshima Jogakuin University was founded as Hiroshima Jogakkai in 1886 (in the 19th year of the Meiji Era) by a devout Christian, Rev Teikichi Sunamoto. He invited a missionary, Miss Nannie B. Gaines, to be the first principal. She was assisted by the Methodist Episcopal Church, located in the southern United States. Since then, Hiroshima Jogakuin University has been fostering an attitude of pacifism and humanity based on Christian principles. “Human education based on Christianity” is our founding spirit.

Official Website

Hosei University

Global society is constantly in motion, driven by the various people of the world, who all hold their own cultures and ideas. In order to take one's place in this evolving global society, it is essential to develop new modes of free thinking. Since its founding in 1880 under the principles of "Freedom and Progress", Hosei University has graduated talented individuals who have gone on to promote societal reform in a wide range of fields, as well as contribute achievements in culture and sports. We nurture the talents and skills of our students so that they can excel on the global stage with our numerous fields of study in 15 faculties and over 200 clubs and unique extracurricular activities, all in 3 distinctive campuses located in Tokyo.
Diverse individuals gather here from throughout Japan and around the world.
Everyone has their own opinions and ideas to share.
Perspectives are broadened greatly through new challenges that encourage students to redefine their personal abilities and limits.

Official Website

Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology was created in October 2003 with the merger of Tokyo University of Mercantile Marine and Tokyo University of Fisheries to become the only one Japanese university dedicated to education and research in the marine and fisheries field. Both Tokyo University of Mercantile Marine and Tokyo University of Fisheries had great tradition and a long history of nearly 140 years. Having inherited the rich tradition of the two universities, we have been implementing new initiatives in the marine field to further enhance and develop education and research activities conducted at the university. We aim to meet the expectations of society by making our university, which is the only university dedicated to oceanography and related studies in Japan, one of the world's greatest universities that can produce international leaders for the industrial, governmental and academic sectors.

Official Website

Osaka University

In August 2010, Osaka University set up International College, the English curriculum and courses, as part of the Project for Establishing Core Universities for Internationalization, more commonly referred to as the Global 30 program.

The College aims to increase the competitiveness of Osaka University by providing an environment that makes it easier for international students to study in Japan and receive a high quality education and, thereby, nurture personnel who can play an active role in the competitive global arena.

Official Website

Meiji Gakuin University

Study Global and International Issues in Yokohama, Japan

Meiji Gakuin University's Faculty of International Studies offers an exciting and academically rich multi-disciplinary program to students seeking a four-year, all English language program in one of Japan's most dynamic cities.

Official Website

International University of Japan

The International University of Japan (IUJ) aims to cultivate future global leaders capable of finding practical solutions to the various global issues facing the world. With the support from the economical and educational communities, as well as the local Niigata community, IUJ was founded in 1982 as the nation’s first graduate school in which all courses are offered in English. Since its inception IUJ has implemented a September enrollment system, opening its doors to students from around the globe. On a campus rich in nature, students from over 40 countries and regions around the globe live together in an environment that fosters friendly competition around the clock, and the chance to build lasting friendships and networks that continue on long after course completion. The university boasts an alumni of over 3,600 students, from 115 different countries, currently working successfully around the globe.

Official Website

Hiroshima University

Become Future Grobal Leaders through TAOYAKA Program

TAOYAKA Program for creating a flexible, enduring, peaceful society offers interdisciplinary educational opportunities to develop young global leaders who can contribute to the realization of multicultural coexistence. A wide range of interdisciplinary coursework on campus is integrated with intensive on-site experience in disadvantaged areas in both developed and developing countries.

Official Website

Kyushu University

Founded as one of Japan’s seven imperial universities, Kyushu University has a proud tradition dating back to 1911. Over the decades it has produced layers of talented scholars, public officials, engineers, lawyers, medical practitioners, etc., who contributed immeasurably to the modernization of Japan and the creation of knowledge for the benefit of humankind. A member of the exclusive RU11, Kyushu University is also one of the foremost research universities in Japan. We are particularly well-respected today for our world-class research in hydrogen energy, and our medical school is by any standards top-notch. From an early phase in its hundred year history, Kyushu University had made itself famous for its unwavering commitment to internationalization. In addition to running close to 60 English-taught degree programs, we have, among other things, continuously strengthened our support apparatus for our international population, and initiated projects with global partners. At Kyushu there are now close to 19,000 students (of which over 10% are from outside Japan) taking a wide range of course offered by well over 2,000 academic staff.

Official Website

Doshisha University

"Learn to Live and Live to Learn" with the history of 140 years, developing frontiers of "wisdom"

Our founding spirit consists of three main principles: Christianity, Liberalism and Internationalism. Doshisha was founded by Joseph Hardy Neesima in 1875 as the first Japanese school advocating the teaching of Christianity. Doshisha has more than 29,000 students and 1,370 of them are from outside Japan.

We offers English-based degree programs designed for degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students.

Official Website

Hokkaido University

Hokkaido University is one of the oldest, largest, and most prestigious universities in Japan. Our alumni include a Nobel laureate, business leaders, research pioneers, artists and writers. The University placed in the top 23 in the Asian region, and ranked 8th in Japan by the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2012. The university motto is “Be Ambitious”.

Official Website

International Christian University

International Christian University (ICU) is a highly regarded liberal arts college providing outstanding bilingual education in both English and Japanese.
ICU accepts students from all over the world and offers 31 majors as well as superlative Japanese Language Programs.

Official Website

Musashino University

With a history of over 90 years, dating back to the founding of Musashino Girls’ School by Dr. Junjiro Takakusa in 1924, Musashino University is a comprehensive university that has continued to show a precedent in changing with the times. A Faculty of Engineering was opened in April, 2015 and we have current plans for opening a Faculty of Global Studies in April, 2016. With 16 Departments over 9 Faculties, including literature, science and medicine, and 9 Graduate Schools, Musashino is a comprehensive University dedicated to continually evolving with the times.

Official Website

Keio University

Keio University opened its doors in Tokyo in 1858-just five years after Japan itself was opened to the world. Today, Keio is one of the world’s most prestigious universities, renowned for academic excellence and innovative thinking?and for producing generations of distinguished alumni in the highest tiers of business, government and the sciences.▷ue to its international vision, Keio now offers select all-English degree programs, in addition to its full range of courses in Japanese.f you are eyeing a global career, don’t just follow the leaders. Join them. At Keio.

Official Website

Nagoya University

Nagoya University (NU) was first founded in 1871 as a temporary hospital and medical school. After undergoing several transitions, NU was established as an imperial university in 1939, and it has grown to be one of the world's top research universities. Throughout its history, NU has maintained a free and vibrant academic culture, which has cultivated 4 among 10 Japanese Nobel Laureates in 21st century.

Official Website

Toyohashi University of Technology

In striving to become an university of international standing, Toyohashi University Technology, has created a multicultural and global campus which can function as a hub for international academia and research. We also act as a regional base, contributing to the realization of a safer and more secure community in areas such as preventing and reducing the impact of natural disasters. In addition to improving on our existing strength of interdisciplinary research, we have also created a new academic course, as part of the Program for Leading Graduate Schools, which aims to cultivate future leaders in the fields of science and engineering.

Official Website

Meiji University

The School of Global Japanese Studies (SGJS), Meiji University, has English-based program, English Track. In this program, students are able to earn all the credits of the SGJS in English and obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree in 4 years.
This program features a curriculum that concentrates on traditional and modern Japanese culture, as well as Japanese society in the global community, all of which are currently attracting worldwide attention. The Cool Japan.

Search for a university

[Search for Japanese schools by prefecture]

[Search for Japanese schools in Hokkaido And Tohoku (Northeast area)]

| Hokkaido | Aomori | Iwate | Miyagi | Akita | Yamagata | Fukushima |

[Search for Japanese schools in Kanto (Area around Tokyo) and Koshinetsu (Central west area)]

| Ibaraki | Tochigi | Gunma | Saitama | Chiba | Tokyo | Kanagawa | Yamanashi |
| Nagano
| Niigata |

[Search for Japanese schools in Tokai (Central east coast area) and Hokuriku (Northwest area)]

| Gifu | Shizuoka | Aichi | Mie | Toyama | Ishikawa | Fukui |

[Search for Japanese schools in Kinki (South central area around Osaka)]

| Shiga | Kyoto | Osaka | Hyogo | Nara | Wakayama |

[Search for Japanese schools in Chugoku and Shikoku (Island of Shikoku and nearby mainland)]

| Tottori | Shimane | Okayama | Hiroshima | Yamaguchi | Tokushima | Kagawa |
| Ehime
| Kochi |

[Search for Japanese schools in Kyushu and Okinawa (Southernmost islands)]

| Fukuoka | Saga | Nagasaki | Kumamoto | Oita | Miyazaki |
| Kagoshima
| Okinawa |

[Search for Japanese schools by subject]

[Search for schools with a study abroad program in Humanities]

| Literature | Language | Law | Economics, Management, Commerce | Sociology |
| International Relations

[Search for schools with a study abroad program in Science]

| Nursing and Health Sciences | Medical and Dental Sciences | Pharmacy | Physical Science |
| Engineering
| Agricultural and Fisheries Sciences |

[Search for schools with a study abroad program in Humanities & Science]

| Teacher training, Education Science | Life Sciences | Arts | Integrated Science |

[Language Choice]

| 日本語 | 中文(简体字) | 中文(繁體字) | 한국어 | Tiếng Việt | Bahasa Indonesia | ภาษาไทย |

Site operator
This site is jointly operated by The Asian Students Cultural Association and Benesse Corporation.
The Asian Students Cultural Association, International Education Support Department 2-12-13 Hon-Komagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8642

Copyright(C) 1999-2016 The Asian Students Cultural Association & Benesse Corporation. All Right Reserved.