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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.

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Shibaura Institute of Technology

Since its establishment in 1927, Shibaura Institute of Technology has pursued its founding mission of fostering practice-oriented engineers who can learn from and contribute to society, and worked to cultivate science and engineering talent to support Japan's economy.
In 2014, the university was selected for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's Top Global University Project, which provides prioritized support for universities to advance internationalization through partnerships with universities outside Japan and the pursuit of world-class education and research. SIT was one of just 37 out of the 781 universities in Japan to be selected under the project. We aim to provide a truly unique learning environment designed to foster "human resources who can learn from and contribute to the world."

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International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA) at Yamanashi Gakuin University

The International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA) at Yamanashi Gakuin UniveBachelor of International Liberal Artsrsity is a four- year liberal arts college where the language of instruction is English. iCLA students choose from a wide array of courses as part of our innovative Bachelor of International Liberal Arts degree program. iCLA offers majors in Global Business and Economics, Political Science, Interdisciplinary Arts, and Japan Studies with electives offered in subject areas such as Data Science, Psychology and Sociology, Quantitative Reasoning and Natural Science, and Japanese Language. Located 90 minutes west of Tokyo and with its 60% international student body coming from 40+ nationalities, iCLA combines a multi-cultural, diverse, and supportive learning environment with a beautifully traditional Japanese setting. iCLA offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the very essence of Japanese culture, whilst acquiring a contemporary and globally relevant education at our state-of-the-art facilities.

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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.

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Kwansei Gakuin University

Kwansei Gakuin is one of the most prestigious private schools in Japan, dating back to 1889, when it was founded in Kobe by the American missionary Reverend Walter Russell Lambuth, M.D. It is now a comprehensive and integrated educational institution spread across eight campuses. As one of Kansai's leading private universities, KGU offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees to around 25,000 students in over 80 different disciplines across 14 undergraduate schools and 14 graduate schools.

Our mission at Kwansei Gakuin, as a learning community based on the principles of Christianity, is to inspire our members to seek their life missions, and cultivate them to be creative and capable world citizens who embody our motto, "Mastery for Service," by transforming society with compassion and integrity.

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Kyoto University of Advanced Science

Kyoto University of Advanced Science (KUAS) is an accredited four-year private university which was founded in 1969 in Kameoka City in the west of Kyoto Prefecture. In addition to this, KUAS has recently established a new campus in Uzumasa, Kyoto City.
In 2019, KUAS welcomed Shigenobu Nagamori, the founder of Nidec Corporation, as its new chairman. Nidec Corporation is the world's largest motor manufacturer and has strong ties to many high tech industries. In the same year, to commemorate its 50th anniversary, the university was given a new name.
Furthermore, in April of 2020, KUAS established the Faculty of Engineering where students can learn the most advanced technologies through a practical study program. At KUAS's Faculty of Engineering, students will be able to study a wide range of engineering fields and prepare themselves to compete on the global stage.
The kind of human resources who will create the innovations of the future are in high demand all over the world. KUAS will provide its students a professional and practical education to help them grow into leaders of innovation and ensure that they are capable of taking on the diverse challenges that society faces.

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Hiroshima University

Hiroshima University is a national institution founded in 1949, incorporating many different institutions of higher education. The university has been growing ever since; adding new schools, research institutes and centers. Today it is counted among the national universities and consists of 12 schools, 4 graduate schools, a research institute, research facilities, and an affiliated hospital. The university has approximately 11,000 undergraduate students and 4,500 graduate students currently enrolled, as well as 1,638 international students from 84 different countries and regions. Today, Hiroshima University is making steady progress as a global university, taking on worldwide challenges and strengthening its global educational network by signing international exchange agreements with universities around the world and opening overseas bases in strategic locations.

The Department of Integrated Global Studies is a 4-year undergraduate program taught in English aiming to develop students' diverse perspectives through integration of humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Studies focus on the three fields of Culture and Tourism, Peace and Communication, and Environment and Society. Knowledge and skills learnt through the curriculum should guide students to the exploration and solutions to issues that modern society is currently facing around the globe.

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University of Tsukuba

The University of Tsukuba traces its roots back to a teacher-training school which opened in 1872. This was followed by the opening of the Tokyo University of Education in 1949, and in 1973 the university was relocated and took its current name, re-founded with the aim of building an academic community that extends across Japan and throughout the world.
Dr. Jigoro Kano, who is known as the founder of Judo, served as the principal of the Higher Normal School and the Tokyo Higher Normal School, which were the predecessors of Tsukuba University, for 25 years. He advocated the philosophies of "Maximum Efficiency with Minimum Effort" and "Mutual Welfare and Benefit", as well as various educational initiatives such as realizing personal growth through the practice of Judo, the expansion of school education throughout Japan, the active intake of international students, and the development of sports education in Japan. Dr. Kano's vision revealed not just an education plan for his students, but a model of education for universities in general for nurturing the talents of students and for bringing Japan to prominence on the global stage.
The University of Tsukuba counts among its alumni both Nobel Laureates and Olympic gold medalists. Nobel Laureates include former President of the university Dr. Shin-Itiro Tomonaga and former President of the University of Tsukuba Dr. Leo Esaki (winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics) and Professor Emeritus Dr. Hideki Shirakawa (winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry). In the Olympic Games, Sawao Kato (a professor emeritus of the University) won twelve Olympic medals including eight gold medals between 1968 and 1976 in artistic gymnastics. In recent years, Ayumi Tanimoto won gold medals in Judo at two consecutive Olympics. Those associated with Tsukuba have won a total of sixty-three medals at the Olympics.
The University of Tsukuba will continue to strive to keep ahead of our ever-changing modern society, developing new educational and research capacities and organizational operations that are highly-adaptable, diverse and globally-minded.

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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.

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Tohoku University

Ranked No. 1 in Time Higher Education Japan University Rankings (2022), Tohoku University strives to provide world class education and research, utilizing the positive spiral of research, education, and social collaboration.
The FGL (Future Global Leadership) Program offers 3 outstanding courses taught in English: Advanced Molecular Chemistry (Bachelor of Science), International Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Bachelor of Engineering) and Applied Marine Biology (Bachelor of Agriculture). Each course provides curriculums that help students to build a solid foundation in the fundamentals of their chosen fields and to encounter the very latest cutting-edge research. FGL students will often go on to further their research in our graduate programs, onto careers in research facilities and industries at the top of their field.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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YOKOHAMA National University

In April 2024, the YOKOHAMA Socrates Program (YNU Program for SOCially Resilient And susTainable EcoSystems) will be starting at YOKOHAMA National University. The new program will be centered around the issues and methodologies in the humanities and social sciences related to the twin themes of social resilience and social sustainability. It is a bilingual global education program in the YNU College of Urban Sciences enabling students to obtain a bachelor's degree with English (primary) and Japanese (Secondary) as common languages. Students will participate in small classes, including seminars conducted through the dialogue-based Socratic method. Graduation theses will be co-supervised by two faculty members who will advise students with the aim of enabling them to utilize appropriate methodology for thinking deeply with their own minds about issues of our times in completing their works.

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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

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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.

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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.

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