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Admission to YNU is by no means easy, but once admitted, many international students get tuition exemption as YNU has a tuition waiver system for its students.
To promote the acceptance of academically excellent international students and provide financial support after their admission to YNU, a new tuition waiver program has been established for privately financed international students who enter YNU in or after April 2020.
In addition, there is a wide range of scholarships available such as those of the Japanese government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT), foreign governments, Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), and other private foundations.
Senior Japanese or international students serve as “tutors” for newly admitted international students to provide the necessary support for daily life and studying Japanese and other specialized subjects. In this manner, students who are not yet fluent in Japanese or those who are living abroad for the first time can start a new campus life without any worries.
At YNU, officially recognized student support groups “105” and the “International Student Lounge (ISL)” provide support in studies (proofreading, preparing for exams, etc.) and various procedures at the university. In addition, welcome parties, BBQ parties, international food parties, and many other events are organized to stimulate exchange among international and Japanese students.
At YNU, any international students can take courses on Japanese language and culture free of charge. Students can study Japanese based on their proficiency level and objectives, as we offer a wide variety of courses in six proficiency levels from beginner to advanced, as well as courses to gain specific skills in conversation, writing, kanji proficiency, etc. These courses are a great way to get to know other international students from various countries and programs.
As of May 2019, 991 international students from 76 countries are enrolled at YNU. As there are many international student groups, new students can interact with senior international students from the same country or culture. A list of these groups is posted on the website of the International Student Center.
YNU respects the religious beliefs of its students. CO-OP has a Halal foods section offering pre-cooked meals such as canned soup, pot noodles and retort pouch curry. Also, Cafeteria 2 serves Halal meals. If students want to pray, there is a prayer room available on campus.
In 2017, YNU submitted a proposal for the International Students Job Recruitment Promotion Program, a public project for Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in collaboration with Yokohama City University, and the proposal was chosen. Both universities will collaborate with Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama City, financial groups, and international exchange groups to expand Japanese language education, career education, and internships. Through these activities, support for international students wishing to work in Japan will be further strengthened.