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Yokohama National University

Since its foundation, Yokohama National University (YNU) has been committed to the spirit of solving actual, real-world problems by putting theory into practice, encouraging new endeavors, widely opening its doors to society, and fostering exchange with other nations. 

About

History

  • 1949 - Yokohama National University was established under the National School Establishment Law. Its initial colleges were Liberal Arts and Education, Economics and Engineering.
  • 1962 - Master’s Programs in Engineering started.
  • 1697 - Branched off from the College of Economics, the College of Business Administration was established

Education

  • Graduate School of Education
  • Graduate School of International Social Sciences
  • Graduate School of Engineering
  • Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences
  • Graduate School of Urban Innovation
  • College of Education and Human Sciences
  • College of Economics
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Engineering Science

Research

  • Center for Health Service ScienceIt moves to another category.
  • International Student Center
  • Information Technology Service Center
  • Instrumental Analysis Center
  • Education Center
  • Center for Risk Management and Safety Sciences
  • Center for Future Medical Social Infrastructure Based on Information Communications Technology
  • Global-Local Education and Research Center
  • Center for Oceanic Studies and Integrated Education
  • Center for Economic Growth Strategy
  • Support Center for Gender Equality

Career

YNU Career Support Room holds several career lectures for international students seeking employment in Japan. It provides useful guidance and instruction related to career hunting activities such as how to collect employment information, how to deal with interviews, and any other job-hunting skills. The Room also organizes seminars featuring human resource representatives from various corporations who come to the campus and introduce their companies. Please take the initiative and participate in these programs

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
751 -50
2019
701 50
2018
751
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
-
2019
801
2018
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
-
2019
1138 -32
2018
1106
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

  • Academic Advisor
  • Tutoring System
  • Counseling at the International Student Center

Housing services

  • Ooka International Residence is a quality housing complex for international community of students, researchers, and faculty and administrative staff of YNU, aimed to promote multicultural exchanges and mutual understanding.
  • Hazawa International Residence is located near Tokiwadai Campus. YNU students, faculty and administrative staff as well as international researchers reside in the residence
  • YNU has two dormitories for YNU international students: Yokohama National University International Student House and the Minesawa International Student Dormitory. The former dormitory is located in 5 -minute walk from Gumyoji subway. The latter dormitory is located in 5- minute walk from our university.

Library services

The Central Library is located at the center of the campus. It is the largest support center for students and researchers of the university with a substantial collection (about 760,000) of books, journals and multimedia materials.

ICT services

The PC Plaza is a self-study room with more than 70 computers. With Internet connectivity, students can freely use the PCs

Medical services

The Center for Health Service Science provides health-related services so that students can focus on their studies and participate in sports without being concerned about their health. The Center offers medical checkups, and doctors, counselors and nurses can provide advice and help when students have concerns about their physical or mental health

Student Life

Campus life

The University Hall can be used as a place for students and faculty members to interact, for student club activities, for research presentations, concerts, and other services. The Hall includes meeting rooms, Japanese rooms, and halls.

The Hall also includes facilities to enrich student life, such as dining rooms and stores for purchasing books, stationery, and articles for daily use.

  • Shop - Sells books, stationary, everyday articles, and various tickets
  • Travel Agency - JR railway tickets, airline tickets, and hotel reservations
  • Lounge - Cashing Service Corner (Post Office), Cashing Service Corner (Yokohama Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking)
  • Cherche (Cafeteria) - Cafeteria-style dining room (240 seats)

Sports facilities

  • Archery Club
  • Aikido ClubIce
  • Hockey Club
  • American Football
  • Team Ultimate Team COUGARS
  • Martial Art Circle
  • Karate Club
  • Kyudo Club
  • Kendo Club
  • Tennis Club Tennis Club Part 2
  • Baseball Team
  • Golf Club
  • Soccer Club
  • Judo Club
  • Baseball Club (Semi-hard ball)
  • Shorinji Kempo
  • Club Swimming
  • Club Ski
  • Club Skin Diving
  • Club Soft Tennis
  • Club Gymnastics
  • Club Table Tennis

Student clubs

  • Orchestra Drama
  • Club Mikaduki-za
  • Glee Club World's Affairs Research
  • ClubMixed Chorus Scitex(PC relations Circle)
  • Tea Ceremony Circle
  • Newspaper club
  • Wind Orchestra
  • Ceramic Art Club
  • Folk Music Study
  • Group and Choir
  • Modern Jazz Society
  • Yokohama AEROSPACE
  • Wander Vogel Club
  • E.S.SCampus Festival Executive Committee

Student Reviews

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