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Yokohama National University - YNU


Education at YNU involves the development of both students' skills and capabilities.

Yokohama National University (YNU) was founded in Yokohama, place of origin of the Japanese Westernization Movement and an active center of industry. Yokohama National University has since grown along with the city. This background of openness and vision characterizes also the University's academic culture, along with a spirit of practicality, innovation and cosmopolitanism. Surrounded by a beautiful natural setting, the University offers education and research of high quality through its four Departments and four Graduate Schools, covering academic fields that help develop culture and industry. Graduates of the Yokohama National University are considered very dependable assets by the organizations that employ them in core positions in the industry, academia, government and local community. The campus is located on a 450,000 square meter site in the center of Yokohama, the second largest city in Japan, approximately 25 km south of Tokyo. Education at YNU involves the development of both students' skills such as judgment, creativity, humanity and communication, and specialized disciplines and capabilities that will nurture completely developed members of society that will succeed in the world. The university is working to build its own unique culture of education by constantly trying different approaches and methods to excite and impress students with the high-level knowledge of its faculty members. YNU2YNU focuses in production and transmission of world-class research in subjects fundamental to peace and human welfare, and in issues faced by the community and industry. In addition to the creative research of individual members of the faculty, the university actively organizes research projects involving multiple faculty members in response to specific issues in industry, the nation, or the local community. The university administration is always working to respond to the needs of society by fully utilizing the university functions of education, research, and social contribution as described above, through highly transparent management. The university sets and implements objectives, reexamines functions based on evaluations, and constantly reviews policies for improvement and innovation, while it continues to move forward in an autonomous fashion. YNU has signed academic exchange agreements with more than 60 overseas universities to foster a periodic and systematic exchange and cooperation in the fields of academic research and education. The agreements encourage the exchange of information and publications, academic and administrative staff, students and Implementation of joint research/holding symposia. Moreover, YNU is a member of the Japanese Consortium of "College Doctoral Franco-Japonais(CDFJ)". Doctral students of YNU may take the opportunity to study at a member university of the French University consortium, consisting of 35 universities. Students can also apply for Scholarships. Scholarships can be divided into two groups: Japanese governmental scholarships and scholarships provided by other organizations. International students without government scholarships can apply to the JASSO(Japan Student Services Organization) Study Encouragement Fund, through which undergraduate students can receive 50,000 and graduate students 70,000 per month.
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