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Overview

Nara Women's University

University/Junior College

University

Co-ed/Women Only

Women Only

Year of Foundation

1949

History
Vision and Mission
Official Website
English
Link
Features
National University Corporation Nara Women's University offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs through its three faculties and graduate school. The undergraduate course is composed of the Faculty of Letters, the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Human Life and Environment. The Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences is a 5-year program, characterized by its academic educational research integrating the humanities and sciences. Founded in 1908 as the Nara Women's Higher Normal School, Nara Women's University has been a leading institution of higher learning for women in Japan, and marked its 110th anniversary in 2019. With this legacy of history and tradition we head toward a new era, for which our university has set up the following principles: Principle 1: To cultivate human resources that will lead to a gender-equal society - Toward a university that disseminates information for the empowerment of women - Principle 2: To enhance liberal arts education and basic education as well as upgrading professional education Principle 3: To conduct high level basic research and to pursue interdisciplinary research Principle 4: To be an open university - Promotion of international exchange and contribution to the region and the society -
Link
TEL
+81-0742-20-3204
Email
Contact Info (for International Students)
International Division
ryugakusei@cc.nara-wu.ac.jp

Schools

As of May 1, 2019

Faculty of Letters
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Human Life and Environment

International Networks

Membership of International University Associations
Partnerships with Overseas Institutions
Numbers of Partner Institutions Overseas for Student Exchange
87
Numbers of Partner Institutions Overseas for Research
0
Office for Concluding Partnerships

International Division / ryugakusei@cc.nara-wu.ac.jp

Data Collection

As of May 1, 2019

Overall Income
5,674,726,056 yen
Gift, Grant and Contract Income
212,891,000 yen
Competitive External Research Funds
312,349,525 yen
Number of Full-time Academic Staff/Faculty Members
212

2686
students

Total Enrollment

2160
students

Undergraduate Enrollment

526
students

Graduate Enrollment

Third-party Quality Assurance

Institutional Accreditation
  • Institutional Accreditation - NIAD-QE (2014)
Program Accreditation
  • Faculty of Human Life and Environment

    Department of Residential Architecture and Environmental Science (Bachelor)

    Program Accreditation-JABEE(Architecture and Building Engineering (AR)2005-) - JABEE (2016)

Campus Location

Main Campus

630-8263, Nara Google Map

Schools:

Faculty of Letters , Faculty of Science , Faculty of Human Life and Environment

Location Type and Access
Suburban Link
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

Academic Support

Academic Support
  • Programs and support to strengthen language (Japanese) abilities
  • Support by fellow students (peer support/buddy system)
Cultural Experience Opportunities

Dormitories/School-supported Housing

Halls of Residence/Dormitories provided
Provided
Nara Women's University International Student House
Monthly Fees in Yen: 4,700
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
  • Short-term exchange student
  • Long-term exchange student
Nara Women's University International House (Single Room)
Monthly Fees in Yen: 5,900
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Men
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
  • Short-term exchange student
  • Long-term exchange student
Nara Women's University International House (Couple's Room)
Monthly Fees in Yen: 11,900
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Men
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
  • Short-term exchange student
  • Long-term exchange student
  • Family with several members
Nara Women's University International House (Family Room)
Monthly Fees in Yen: 14,200
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Men
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
  • Short-term exchange student
  • Long-term exchange student
  • Family with several members

Accommodation Support

Other Housing and Accommodation
Information on Housing and University Guarantor Available
Accommodation Support for International Academic Staff
Academic Staff Housing Provided

Link

Employment Opportunities on Campus

Employment Opportunities
  • Part-time jobs on campus; TAs and RAs
  • Part-time jobs on campus; Others

Health Care

Physical and Mental Health Support (for International Students)
  • Physical Assistance / Mental Counseling in Japanese
  • Physical Assistance / Mental Counseling in Foreign Languages
  • Health Check
  • Limited Medical Assistance
Link
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
Disability Support Services
  • Student mutual support (e.g., note taking)
  • Consultation service (in Japanese)

Safety

Crisis Management
Available
Link

Libraries

Libraries
Academic Information Center Link

Centers and Institutes

Web Pages of Centers and Institutes
Published Academic Articles and Citations
Campus Publication
Annual Report on Research and Education Faculty of Letters, Nara Women's University
RESEARCH JOURNAL OF LIVING SCIENCE
Research journal of sport science in Nara Women's University