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Hirosaki University

弘前大学 (Hirosaki daigaku) 

Faculty of Agriculture and Life Science

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Department of Biology
4
Bachelors
(Agriculture and Life Science)
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
4
Bachelors
(Agriculture and Life Science)
Department of Applied Biology and Food Sciences
4
Bachelors
(Agriculture and Life Science)
Department of Agriculture and Horticulture
4
Bachelors
(Agriculture and Life Science)
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
4
Bachelors
(Agriculture and Life Science)
Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Degree Programs Offered in English
Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)


Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
School Features
Criteria for Awarding Degrees
Supplementary Japanese Language Class

Curriculum Policy of Institution
Japanese Language Course at an Affiliated School (Separate Admission Process for the University)

Study Abroad Programs (Incl. in and outbound) / Length of Program
Short-term Study Abroad to Japan
Link
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs

MEXT Research Students Scholarship

Types of Professional Qualifications
  • Teacher's License
  • Assistant Surveyor
  • Food Sanitation Supervisor
  • 食品衛生監視員、土木施工管理技士(1級、2級の受験資格)

Students

As of May 1, 2020

total
909
Students

Students

Number of International Students by Nationality

Number of Spring Admissions
224
Number of Spring International Admissions
2
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
2
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
205 ()
Completion Rate in 2020
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2020

Faculty

As of May 1, 2020

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
78
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    909:78

Number of International Academic Staff/Faculty Members (by Gender)

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
27
31
13
71
91
Female
1
4
2
7
8
International Faculty
1
2
2
5
6

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2020

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
59
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
131
Main Pathways for International Students
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
Information on Career Prospects
Internships and Other Opportunities
  • Internships/On-the-job training in Japan (Convert to credit)
Career Support

Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus
Bunkyo-cho Campus
1 Bunkyo-cho, Hirosaki-shi, Aomori-ken, 036-8560, Japan, Aomori Google Map
Access Map
Location Type
Suburban
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic grounds and facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Rest areas
  • Computer rooms
  • Environments for independent learning other than the library (e.g., learning commons)
  • Barrier-free universal design
  • Cafeteria/On-campus store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students

Third-party Quality Assurance

Program Accreditation
  • 農業土木コース (Bachelor)

    JABEE (2017)

Entrance Exam for International Students

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance examination provisions for international students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
私費外国人留学生入試
Consultation for Prospective Students Overseas
Special Arrangement on Admission for Persons with Disabilities
Transfer within the Institution
Eligible to Apply
Transfer from Another Institution
Options for Testing / Qualifications
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Japanese as a Foreign Language
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Mathematics
  • Scores/Achievement University Entrance Qualification Examination, Uniform exams (Baccalaureat)
  • Scores/Achievement University Entrance Qualification Examination, Uniform exams (Abitur)
Remarks
  • Exam must be taken in Japanese
Application Timing
Jan. / Feb.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)
  • General
  • Comprehensive selection
  • Special selection for working adults
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students
  • Transfer between schools

Tuition and Fees

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Third Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Fourth Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link
Admission Fee
282,000 yen
Fees Charged during Student Short-time Leave
no payment

Special Payment Arrangements

Late Payment Plan
Available
Installment Payment Plan
Available
Tuition Waivers
Student may Apply for Waiver or Reduction of Tuition
Link

Scholarships/Loans