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Yokohama Creative-City Studies (YCCS) October 3, 2017

Univesity-Wide Operation Degree Program for Arts, Social Sciences and Physical Sciences & Engineering
Yokohama Creative-City Studies (YCCS)

Yokohama National University seeks adventurous, world-class students for the YOKOHAMA Creative-City Studies (YCCS) program. The program will offer innovative interdisciplinary courses for future leaders. The classes will be taught in English, but students will also learn the Japanese language intensively during their studies. Through the program, the students are expected to develop key skills for global leaders such as multilingual and cross-cultural communication, teamwork, leadership, project planning and organizing, as well as to acquire professional knowledge in their major subjects.

Program Information
Subject - Architecture and Related Services
- Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
- Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
- Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
- Construction Trades
- Education
- Engineering
- Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
- Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- Public Administration and Social Service Professions
- Science Technologies/Technicians
- Social Sciences (Economics, Political Science, etc.)
Duration 4 years
Degree Bachelor
Type of Degree Liberal Arts
Major Urban Cultural Creation
Urban Social Management
Urban Creative Technologies
Classes Commence October 3, 2017
Entrance Fee 282,000 yen
Tuition Fees 535,800 yen
Other Expenses 60,000 yen for a 4-year student insurance.
For other expenses, please refer to the website.
Location 79-8 Tokiwadai, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama 240-8501, Japan
Area Kanto Region (Tokyo, etc.)
Program Started October 1, 2013
No. of Students 36
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members Full time: 17
Part time: 16
Additional Information In order to develop a deeper level of leadership and facilitation skills in the student’s own field of expertise, the YCCS Program features three interdisciplinary areas described above. Students take courses in all three areas and ultimately choose one of the three to be their major while the other two become their minors.
Application Type Other
Admission Capacity 12
Application Period November 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017
Examination Date None (Screened by submitted application materials.)
Results Announced March 24, 2017
Enrollment Procedure Period March 27 to April 21, 2017
Eligibility Please refer to the following website:
Application Process 1) Pay application fee.
2) Submit application documents by email.
Screening Process Evaluation of submitted documents
(No need to come to the University or Japan)
Admission Fee 5,000 yen
Contact Addressee: Yokohama Creative-City Studies (YCCS) Program Office, Yokohama National University
Phone: +81-45-339-3176
Fax: +81-45-339-3189

As of October 21, 2016


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