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YOKOHAMA Creative-City Studies (YCCS)


○●[NEW!] YOKOHAMA Creative-City Studies (YCCS) Application Guidelines●○
Application guidelines for October 2020 admission have been released.

○●[NEW!] Application Guidelines for YNU Recommended Candidates of Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship 2020 (Research Student by University Recommendation [General]) ●○
Application guidelines for 2020 admission have been released.

○●[NEW!] Application Guidelines for Chinese Government Graduate Student Overseas Study Program by China Scholarship Council (CSC)●○
Application guidelines for admissions in October 2020 or April 2021 as doctoral students (Doctoral Students) and for admissions in Fall semester 2020 or Spring semester 2021 as special research doctoral students (Co-supervised Doctoral Study Students) under the Chinese Government Graduate Student Overseas Study Program have been released.

○●[NEW!] Interview●○
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YNU is located almost at the center of Yokohama, in Hodogaya Ward. The campus is a 15- or 20-minute bus ride from Yokohama Station, a 15-minute walk from Mitsuzawa-kamicho Station (Yokohama Municipal Subway), or a 20-minute walk from Wadamachi Station (Sotetsu Line).

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Central Library

Open and comfortable environments in the central library guarantee effective reading and studies. With roughly 710,000 books and 1,200 seats, the library is also used as a multi-functional space equipped with a common learning space, a working studio, a media hall, a cafe and other facilities. There are two other libraries on campus: the Social Science Library and the Science and Technology Library.

Student Center

The center provides one-stop services for consultation and applications regarding scholarships, tuition exemption, dormitories, visa renewal, extracurricular activities, exchange programs, job hunting, and so forth. In addition, automated certificate issuing machines are available for obtaining various certificates. Students can also use “Nandemo Sodan Shitsu” (the all-round support service).

Cafeterias and Food Shops

There are 3 cafeterias on campus: Cherche, Cafeteria 1 (Renga Kan) and Cafeteria 2 (College of Engineering Science Cafeteria), providing nutritious and affordable meals for students and staff members of YNU. Meals can also be bought at a cafe, University Cooperative (CO-OP), a convenience store, and food trucks.

Physical Education Facilities

YNU has a gymnasium (with arena, judo hall, kendo hall, dance room, training room), athletic field, baseball field, tennis courts, swimming pool, football field, futsal field, archery field, Japanese archery field, and other athletic facilities. They are mostly used for gym classes in the regular curriculum, but students are actively encouraged to use them for voluntary extracurricular activities, and the exercise facilities and shared club facilities are fully equipped.

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