Vibrant, varied and international community Vibrant, varied and international community

Yokohama National University is a national university in Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama, Japan. It has four faculties and five graduate schools, and offers PhD degrees in Economics, Business Administration and Engineering.
Based on sixty years of history and tradition, YNU is highly internationalised, as it respects and strives to respond to the needs of society. A total of 861 international students from 59 countries and regions are currently enrolled at YNU.

As the base for internationalisation of YNU, the International Student Centre (ISC) offers excellent Japanese language and culture courses for foreign students, manages short-term international exchange programmes and holds international exchange and international understanding classes. The ISC supports foreign students in learning the Japanese language, studying and living in Japan.

Now Japan's second largest city, Yokohama is a vibrant, varied and international community, combing the old Western mansions of Yamate with the neon glitter of Chinatown, the traditional architecture of Sankeien with the modern atmosphere of Minato Mirai 21. Convenient for Tokyo, the ancient capital of Kamakura, and the hot springs of Hakone, Yokohama is the perfect site for learning about Japan and its relation to the world.

Quick Facts:

Location: Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
City Population: 3,697,894
University Population: 10,183
Climate: Humid Subtropical climate - hot, humid summers and cold and occasionally snowy winters
Nearest Airport: Narita Airport

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