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Overview

Akita International University

University/Junior College

University

Co-ed/Women Only

Co-ed

Year of Foundation

2004

History
Vision and Mission
Official Website
English
Link
Features
Akita International University's approach to international liberal arts gives students the opportunity to develop an international mindset and the flexibility and adaptability to succeed in the global economy. In addition to a curriculum focused on developing international expertise, it is Japan's only university to offer all undergraduate content courses entirely in English and to require all students to study abroad for a full year. AIU also offers an unparalleled opportunity to develop close relationships across cultural barriers and establish an international network. Approximately 20% of the student body is made up international students from over 197 exchange partner universities in 50 countries and regions. Local and international students participate in all the same small classes, clubs, and activities, and over 80% of students live on campus, allowing for daily, personal interaction.
Link
TEL
+81-18-886-5900
Email
Contact Info (for International Students)
Center for International Affairs
info@aiu.ac.jp

Schools

As of May 1, 2019

Faculty of International Liberal Arts
Graduate School of Global Communication and Language

International Networks

Membership of International University Associations
Partnerships with Overseas Institutions
Numbers of Partner Institutions Overseas for Student Exchange
195
Numbers of Partner Institutions Overseas for Research
Office for Concluding Partnerships

https://web.aiu.ac.jp/en/contact/

Data Collection

As of May 1, 2019

Number of Full-time Academic Staff/Faculty Members
66

923
students

Total Enrollment

871
students

Undergraduate Enrollment

52
students

Graduate Enrollment

Third-party Quality Assurance

Institutional Accreditation
  • University Accreditation (Certified Evaluation and Accreditation for University) - JUAA (2015)
Program Accreditation
  • Graduate School of Global Communication and Language

    Graduate School of Global Communication and Language (Professional Degree)

    Certified Evaluation and Accreditation for Professional Graduate Global Communications - JUAA (2017)

Campus Location

Main Campus

010-1292 Okutsubakidai, Yuwa-Tsubakigawa, Akita City, Akita Google Map

Schools:


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
  • Muslim-friendly food provided in the cafeteria and elsewhere (not certified Halal)
  • Free Wi-Fi for students

Academic Support

Academic Support
  • Assignment of a tutor; Support from educational support staff members, TAs, RAs, etc.
  • Support for students with Insufficient Fundamental Academic Ability
  • Programs and support to strengthen language (Japanese) abilities
  • Support by fellow students (peer support/buddy system)
  • Support in English or an international student’s native language
Cultural Experience Opportunities

Dormitories/School-supported Housing

Halls of Residence/Dormitories provided
Provided
Monthly Fees in Yen:
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility

Accommodation Support

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


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
  • Muslim-friendly food provided in the cafeteria and elsewhere (not certified Halal)
Disability Support Services
  • Consultation service (in Japanese)
  • Consultation service (in foreign language(s) such as English)
Link

Safety

Crisis Management
Available
Link

Libraries

Libraries
Nakajima Library Link

Centers and Institutes

Web Pages of Centers and Institutes
Published Academic Articles and Citations
Campus Publication
In-house Journals
Link