YOKOHAMA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Prospectus for
International Students

2017 / 2018

5 Reasons to Study at YNU

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YNU values international students and the diversitythey bring to our campus.

We have years of experience in hosting enthusiasticinternational students and researchers. As a result,there is a range of languages, culture, religions, andvalues in YNU, as well as systems and environmentsin place to harness such diversity and enrich campuslife for all.

Together with international students, YNU willcontinuously strive to be a vibrant educational hubwith a diverse student body, and will continue todisseminate world-class educational and researchachievements to create a better future.

YNU by Numbers

Founded in
1874
Colleges
5
Graduate Schools
5
Undergraduate Students
7500
Graduate Students
2500
International Students
940
Full-time Faculty
600
Campus
1
Partner Institutions
130

1Cutting-edge Research

Research Strengths

Research Strengths

At YNU, some 600 researchers conduct research in various fields and create and apply knowledge as an international hub for practical academics that can contribute to the welfare and social development of people in Japan and around the world. This section features fields of research within which YNU excels in particular along with profiles of the faculty members leading the research from five perspectives.

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Eight Researchers

Eight Researchers

This section highlights eight notable individuals from among the researchers at YNU who are active in a variety of fields. Their research field, main achievements and publications, and current research topic are introduced here as well. You can also see detailed information about other researchers by looking at the specialist field or performing a keyword search in the “Academic Research Staff” list.

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2Practical Education

The practical learning pursued at YNU's colleges and graduate schools is based on the deep-rooted history and tradition of Yokohama as a thriving city of trade, commerce, and industry. Fully exploiting the flexibility and adaptability of a mid-sized university with a single campus, YNU carries on the advanced and practical scholarship to cultivate globally-competitive talents.

3Ideal Location and Environment

Capacious Metropolis, Yokohama

Capacious Metropolis,Yokohama

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Green Campus

Green Campus

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4Excellent Facilities and Student Support

YNU aspires to serve as a vibrant educational hub for a diverse body of students. This section features some unique services and systems for international students, along with student facilities so that prospective students can envision campus life at YNU.

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Admissions Information

To learn more about the entrance examinations for the undergraduate and graduate programs (including research students), international student exchange (JOY Program), and summer program, please check the Admissions Information.