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Akita International University

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Programs

Programs Class Commence
International Liberal Arts September 1, 2020
International Liberal Arts April 8, 2020

International Liberal Arts
International Liberal Arts

Our curriculum is divided into five categories: Japan Studies courses, Japanese Language courses, Basic Education courses, the Global Business Program, and the Global Studies Program. Since all courses are taught in English, international students are welcome to take any course in our entire curriculum (except ENG courses and program seminars designed for degree-seeking students).

Program Information
Subject - Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
- Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
- Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- Social Sciences (Economics, Political Science, etc.)
Duration 4 years
Degree Bachelor
Type of Degree Bachelor
Major - Global Business
- Global Studies
Classes Commence September 1, 2020
Entrance Fee 423,000 yen
Tuition Fees 696,000 yen
Other Expenses Approx. 750,000 yen
Location Okutsubakidai, Yuwa Tsubakigawa, Akita-shi 010-1292, Japan
Area Hokkaido & Tohoku Region (Sapporo, Sendai, etc.)
Program Started April, 2004
No. of Students 871
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members 101
Additional Information The library is open 24 hours a day, so students have access to academic resources whenever they want.
International students stay in the residence hall on campus with Japanese suitemates.
Application Type Open to non-Japanese students only
Admission Capacity Limited
Application Period February 3, 2020 - February 28, 2020
Examination Date Evaluation of written application materials
Results Announced March 19, 2020
Enrollment Procedure Period March 23, 2020 - April 17, 2020
Eligibility Meeting all the following criteria:
1) An applicant who meets the criteria for admission to a university in his/her own country.
2) All applicants for whom English is not their native language must present a valid score of one of the following: TOEFL iBT® TEST 61, TOEFL® PBT TEST 500,TOEIC® Tests (Listening & Reading Test + Speaking & Writing Test) 1100, IELTS 6.0, EIKEN STEP Pre-1 level, GTEC (only CBT-type) 1000, or TEAP 300.
However, applicants who studied 3 or more consecutive years at an English institution and graduated or plan to graduate are not required to present the above-mentioned scores if documentation from those educational institutions is provided.
* Native speakers of English do not have to submit a certificate for any of the above examinations.
3) An applicant who can acquire residency qualification, which means there is no obstacle for the student to enroll at AIU according to the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act of Japan.
Application Process 1) Application fee payment
2) Submission of required documents
Screening Process Evaluation of submitted documents
Admission Fee 17,000 yen
Contact Addressee: Admissions Office Akita International University
Phone: +81-18-886-5931
Fax: +81-18-886-5910
Email: info@aiu.ac.jp
URL: https://web.aiu.ac.jp/en/contact

As of August 28, 2019


International Liberal Arts
International Liberal Arts

Our curriculum is divided into five categories: Japan Studies courses, Japanese Language courses, Basic Education courses, the Global Business Program, and the Global Studies Program. Since all courses are taught in English, international students are welcome to take any course in our entire curriculum (except ENG courses and program seminars designed for degree-seeking students).

Program Information
Subject - Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
- Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
- Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- Social Sciences (Economics, Political Science, etc.)
Duration 4 years
Degree Bachelor
Type of Degree Bachelor
Major - Global Business
- Global Studies
Classes Commence April 8, 2020
Entrance Fee 423,000 yen
Tuition Fees 696,000 yen
Other Expenses Approx. 750,000 yen
Location Okutsubakidai, Yuwa Tsubakigawa, Akita-shi 010-1292, Japan
Area Hokkaido & Tohoku Region (Sapporo, Sendai, etc.)
Program Started April, 2004
No. of Students 871
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members 101
Additional Information The library is open 24 hours a day, so students have access to academic resources whenever they want.
International students stay in the residence hall on campus with Japanese suitemates.
Application Type Open to non-Japanese students only
Admission Capacity Limited
Application Period October 21, 2019 - November 1, 2019
Examination Date Evaluation of written application materials
Results Announced December 4, 2019
Enrollment Procedure Period December 5, 2019 - January 10, 2020
Eligibility Meeting all the following criteria:
1) An applicant who meets the criteria for admission to a university in his/her own country.
2) All applicants for whom English is not their native language must present a valid score of one of the following: TOEFL iBT® TEST 61, TOEFL® PBT TEST 500,TOEIC® Tests (Listening & Reading Test + Speaking & Writing Test) 1100, IELTS 6.0, EIKEN STEP Pre-1 level, GTEC (only CBT-type) 1000, or TEAP 300.
However, applicants who studied 3 or more consecutive years at an English institution and graduated or plan to graduate are not required to present the above-mentioned scores if documentation from those educational institutions is provided.
* Native speakers of English do not have to submit a certificate for any of the above examinations.
3) An applicant who can acquire residency qualification, which means there is no obstacle for the student to enroll at AIU according to the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act of Japan.
Application Process 1) Application fee payment
2) Submission of required documents
Screening Process Evaluation of submitted documents
Admission Fee 17,000 yen
Contact Addressee: Admissions Office Akita International University
Phone: +81-18-886-5931
Fax: +81-18-886-5910
Email: info@aiu.ac.jp
URL: https://web.aiu.ac.jp/en/contact

As of August 28, 2019

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