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The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) offers a flexible academic program leading to a PhD degree. With over half of our students and faculty coming from outside Japan, OIST offers the highest level of graduate education while embedded in a truly international environment. About 50 cutting-edge laboratories conducting research in a range of fields form the hub of the OIST Graduate University. Based on a firm foundation in the basic sciences, we promote education that is highly interdisciplinary. Program design is customized to the unique needs of individual students. From the beginning, students work side-by-side with world-class faculty and researchers in well-equipped laboratories, learning research by doing research.
|Location||1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Okinawa 904-0495, Japan|
|No. of Undergraduate Students||0|
|No. of Graduate Students||134|
|No. of Full-Time Faculty Members||60|
|No. of International Students||111|
|Breakdown of International Student Numbers by Country||Bangladesh, Belgium, Canada, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States, West Bank, Zambia|
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|International Student Dormitories||Campus Village:
Accommodation is provided on campus. Most students are housed in twin-share apartments that include separate bedrooms, kitchen, and living rooms, although students may also choose from single or family apartments if their circumstances require. Student rents for a furnished apartment are currently: single occupancy apartment - monthly rent 21,600 yen, annual rent 259,200 yen; two room apartment shared by two students - monthly rent 18,000 yen per person, annual rent 216,000 yen per person.
|Japanese Language Education Services||https://groups.oist.jp/cpr/japanese-language-teachers|
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|Contact||Address: 1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Okinawa, 904-0495 Japan
As of April 7, 2017
University and program information, costs, dates, policies are subject to change; please confirm important facts with university admission personnel.