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

The International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA) at Yamanashi Gakuin University 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, Interdisciplinary Arts, Interdisciplinary Data Science, Japan Studies, Political Science, and Psychology, with electives offered in subject areas such as Sociology, Quantitative Reasoning and Natural Science, and Japanese Language. Located 90 minutes west of Tokyo and with its 70%+ international student body coming from 50+ 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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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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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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Aichi Shukutoku University

Be a part of the inaugural intake of international students at Aichi Shukutoku University—a university which nurtures your ability to survive the next generation by discovering your own identity through encounters with diverse values and expanding your own possibilities!

Aichi Shukutoku University is a comprehensive university, with 10 faculties and 2 campuses, located in Aichi Prefecture.
As we approach the 120th anniversary of the school's founding in 2025, we will begin accepting privately financed international students for the first time at the Faculty of Global Culture and Communication, the Faculty of Business, and the Faculty of Global Communication.
In addition to our Center for Japanese Language and Culture, which has accepted students from many countries and regions since its establishment in 1992, we welcome you to join our inaugural intake of undergraduate international students and start a life of studying abroad where you can grow in your own way while interacting with the local community, society, and the world.
It is also possible to go on to undergraduate studies from the Center for Japanese Language and Culture.

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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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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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Tohoku University

Ranked No. 1 in Time Higher Education Japan University Rankings (2023), 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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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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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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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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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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Eikei University of Hiroshima

Eikei University of Hiroshima (EUH) is a public university, which has been established by the prefectural government of Hiroshima in 2021. EUH is a single department university and the department name is Social System Design. We offer undergraduate liberal arts courses related to the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and Practical programs such as Project Based Learning (PBL) and internship / volunteer programs with our over 100 partner organizations. in order to foster changemakers who create new value and positively change society by solving current local/global social issues. We are actively promoting global collaboration, and even in its third year of operation, has welcomed international students from 16 countries and concluded partner agreements for exchange programs with more than 20 universities around the world, all of which have contributed to the creation of a global environment at the campus.

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Kyoto University of Advanced Science

Kyoto University of Advanced Science (KUAS) is a private university with a history of over 50 years and two campuses in Kyoto, the traditional capital of Japan. KUAS' mission is to equip students with practical, professional education to help them develop into versatile leaders of innovation, capable of taking on the diverse demands of global society.
KUAS offers three September enrollment programs for international students seeking a future-oriented education, all of which operate under all-English curriculums.

Faculty of Engineering
KUAS-Eng focuses on mechanical, electrical and systems engineering and is designed to allow students to master a vast variety of the latest technologies within a single program. Its abundance of state-of-the-art facilities provides an ideal learning environment that stimulates students' creativity and imagination.

Faculty of Bioenvironmental Sciences (This program will open in 2025.)
KUAS-Bio emphasizes life, environment, food science and agriculture to create a future in which all life forms can coexist. Engaging in practical studies at the full-scale laboratories, forests and fields of Kyoto Kameoka Campus, students can explore natural phenomena in depth through a wealth of fieldwork and experiments.

Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (This program will open in 2025.)
KUAS-Biz (Global Business and Economics Program) allows students to learn under the guidance of business leaders from various specialized fields in Kyoto, a metropolis of world-class companies. Students can acquire real-world skills through collaboration with numerous longstanding enterprises.

Join KUAS and evolve into a future leader of global society!

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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.