Yokohama School of Commerce then developed into Yokohama City College of Commerce (Y college), which is the origin of Yokohama City University. Another origin of YCU is Juzen Hospital of Nogeyama in 1874. Although Yokohama was the center of western medicine at that time, there was no hospital for the citizens.
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Our university has over 100 clubs and societies based in our two largest campuses in Kanazawa-hakkei and Fukuura. Every club is managed by the students, for the students. Choose a campus in the links below to check out what clubs and societies we have here in YCU.
We offer a tutor system for newly arrived exchange students, housing support, scholarship related assistance, and consultation and information services for international students.
Yokohama City University Library and Information Center (Library) offers access to our academic materials that are not available at public libraries in Kanagawa Prefecture for those who are engaged in research and academic activities in the community. The Library Access for Residents service allows you to borrow library materials and browse materials in the library.
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Advanced Critical Care and Emergency Center, General Perinatal Center, Rheumatism and Collagen Disorder Center, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center, Mental health Center, Cardiovascular Center, Gastrointestinal Disease Center, Respiratory Disease Center, Children's Medical Center,Reproduction Center, comprehensive medical care, hematology,.
Kanazawa Hakkei CampusFukuura Campus/Yokohama City University HospitalTsurumi CampusMaioka Campus
The swimming pool is available for public use during times when it is not otherwise being used for university lessons or for extracurricular activities. Individuals from junior high school age and above are welcome. The swimming pool is open on Sundays and Public Holidays (with the exception of the New Year Holiday Period and Transferred National Holidays) with each day being divided into three time blocks for which separate charges apply.
Our university has been ranked 2nd nationally by Times Higher Education in their "Best Small Universities 2016" list.
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