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Yokohama National University, Yokohama State University

Address: 79-1 Tokiwadai, Hodogaya Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 240-8501, Japan

Description Yokohama National University, Yokohama State University

  • Established: 1949
  • Location: Yokohama, Japan
  • Students age: from 17 years old
  • Number of students: 10,000 people
  • Language of instruction: Japanese, English
  • Type of study: state university.

Yokohama National University (YNU) was founded in 1949 from Yokohama High School, an educational institution for continuing professional education teachers in Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama Graduate School of Commerce and Yokohama High School of Technology. Currently, the university offers 4 undergraduate courses (education and humanities, economics, business administration, engineering) and 4 - graduate programs (education, social sciences, engineering, environment and information sciences). The university employs over 1000 teachers and about 10,000 students. Since 2004, YNU has started a new life as a national university corporation, based on over fifty years of history and tradition.

Yokohama is a dynamic, bustling metropolis, Japan's gateway to the world, one of the country's first ports to open to international trade. Today the city has an international, cosmopolitan look.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Yokohama National University, Yokohama State University

Program name
Date
Age
Cost

Undergraduate

  • Business and economics
  • Physical sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Geology, environment, earth and marine sciences
  • Mathematics and statistics
  • Engineering technology
  • Civil engineering
  • Mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering
  • Social sciencies
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Architecture
  • Languages, literature and linguistics
  • Arts, performing arts and design
  • History, philosophy and theology
  • Computer science
  • Education
  • Natural Sciences
  • Agriculture and forestry
  • Biological sciences
  • Law
  • Psychology.

Master's degree

  • Business and economics
  • Physical sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Geology, environment, earth and marine sciences
  • Mathematics and statistics
  • Engineering technology
  • Civil engineering
  • Mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering
  • Social sciencies
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Architecture
  • Languages, literature and linguistics
  • Arts, performing arts and design
  • History, philosophy and theology
  • Computer science
  • Education
  • Natural Sciences
  • Agriculture and forestry
  • Biological sciences
  • Law
  • Psychology.

Accommodation, housing and food

Yokohama National University offers accommodation in residences:

  • Minezawa International House
  • International student hall
  • Ooka International Residence
  • Tokiwadai International Residence.

Students can choose accommodation in private apartments, host families.

Events Yokohama National University, Yokohama State University

Extracurricular activities are carried out in circles that organize sports and cultural events. Yokohama National University Student Support Unit assists in club activities.

Advantages

  • Yokohama National University supports international exchange, collaborates with overseas institutions, and offers a set of international programs that currently accept students from over 50 different countries. International undergraduate and graduate programs are taught in English, offering international students the opportunity to study in a vibrant Japanese city.
  • Notable alumni of Yokohama National University are chemist Akira Fujishima, Katsuhiko Kawasoe, former president and CEO of Mitsubishi Motors, Masaya Nakamura, founder of Namco Co, "Pacman's father", filmmaker Shunji Iwai.
  • The university implements a mentoring system - Japanese and foreign senior students help foreign students in education, research, and everyday life.

Equipment Yokohama National University, Yokohama State University

The university is located on a large campus in the heart of Yokohama city. The campus is equipped with:

  • University hall
  • Gym
  • Student hostel
  • Public spaces.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The entry fee for undergraduate / graduate students is  payable at time of enrollment.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Yokohama National University is one of the most selective educational institutions. Applicants take academic tests, provide certificates of knowledge of English / Japanese.

International students must complete a 12-year high school education, receive an International Baccalaureate, Abitur, GCE Advanced Level or equivalent.

Scholarships Yokohama National University, Yokohama State University

Yokohama National University will reduce tuition fees for international students with excellent academic performance and provide post-enrollment scholarships. The selection of scholars is based on academic performance: scholarships cover 100%, 50%, 30% of tuition fees.

Applicants submit an application for a scholarship, the validity period is two semesters in a row from the moment of admission. After that, the application is submitted every semester. The scholarship is awarded based on the academic performance of the applicant.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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