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Reasons to study at YNU

The World is Waiting for Your Challenge!!
YNU is Your Gateway to the World.

Young Global Leaders are in High Demand

Today, East Asia is regarded as the dynamism of the world with full of chances, but also difficulties. Young challenging leaders are now in demand for harmonic development of this area, the Pacific, and over the world.

Yokohama is the Asia’s Gateway to the World

Ever since the port of Yokohama was opened in the19th century, Yokohama has been a unique crossroad where West meets East. It is not too much to say that the modernization and internationalization of Japan started from Yokohama. Today, as Japan’s second largest city, Yokohama is recognized as one of the most exiting cities for its cultural, socio-economic, and infrastructural dynamism.

Ideal Location to Study on the Most “Creative” Place on Earth: City

City is the most “creative” place on earth. Yokohama is the best city in Japan to learn how to contribute to the cultures and subcultures of our society, to design and produce our social and technical environments and to embellish our life with both traditional arts and pop culture.

Yokohama National University (YNU)

Established in 1949,YNU is known as one of the leading universities in Japan. With a student population of 10,000, a vast, leafy campus and modern facilities, YNU has long been committed to playing a global role with a long-term perspective. YNU is home to approximately 900 international students from all over the world. Students can enjoy lectures, seminars and workshop-style studio activities in small groups, as well as internships in the Tokyo-Yokohama metropolitan area. YNU will keep you busy as active citizens in a global community!


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