Helping International Students Find English-Taught Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs at Japanese Universities

Josai International University

Type of Institution Established No. of Students
Private 1992 6,057

Josai International University (JIU) was founded in 1992 by the Josai University Educational Corporation in the city of Togane, Chiba Prefecture. There are 10 academic departments offering undergraduate programs in addition to 6 graduate schools offering master's and doctorate programs. Certain departments offer all-English programs.

The majority of the students are from Japan, yet there are a significant number of international students. The teaching staff from diverse backgrounds provides an international learning experience for all students. JIU treasures and promotes student diversity on its campuses, considering it an opportunity for cultural exchange and awareness.

In addition, international students get to experience Japanese culture during their study. By joining various student organizations, they can experience social relations in Japan. A variety of extracurricular activities are also available on campus, such as ikebana (flower arrangement), sado (tea ceremony), judo, karate and kendo.

Many international students
Many student housing options
Location 1 Gumyo, Togane-shi, Chiba-ken 283-8555, Japan
No. of Undergraduate Students 5,653
No. of Graduate Students 404 (excluding research students)
No. of Full-Time Faculty Members 1,053
No. of International Students 1,406
Breakdown of International Student Numbers by Country Canada: 1
China: 784
France: 2
Hungary: 11
Norway: 4
South Korea: 76
Taiwan: 33
No. of Countries with Exchange Agreements 170
Individual University Scholarships 1. Mizuta Scholarship Program (Scholarship of 150,000 yen per person is granted to outstanding students)
2. Female Leadership Scholarship/ Noriko Mizuta Scholarship (Up to 300,000 yen tuition discount)
3. Teaching Apprenticeship Tuition Reduction/ Exemption Program (Partial tuition discount)
4. Teaching Assistant Program (a 30 % waiver on tuition)
5. Work Study Program (WSP) (On-campus employment)
International Student Dormitories
Japanese Language Education Services
Consultation Room
International Student Associations
Career Support Yes
Contact Addressee: International Student Center
Josai International University 1 Gumyo, Togane-shi Chiba-ken 283-8555, Japan
Phone: 0475-55-8834
Fax: 0475-55-8824

As of November 28, 2016


University and program information, costs, dates, policies are subject to change; please confirm important facts with university admission personnel.