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 5,986

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 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 5,603
No. of Graduate Students 383
No. of Full-Time Faculty Members 239
No. of International Students 1,089
Breakdown of International Student Numbers by Country 18 countries from Asia, Europe and North/South America.
No. of Countries with Exchange Agreements 30
Individual University Scholarships For exchange students from JIU’s affiliated schools:
• Full tuition fee exemption
• Matriculation fee exemption
• Accommodation fee exemption (up to one year)
• Up to 35 units of credit transfer (for one academic year of stay at JIU)

For JIU’s Japanese Studies Program (JSP) students:
If JSP students proceed to JIU’s undergraduate or graduate programs, they may obtain:
• Partial tuition fee exemption
• Matriculation fee exemption
• Accommodation fee exemption (up to one year, only for those proceeding to study at the Togane
or Awa Campus)

For other international students:
• Partial tuition fee exemption
• Accommodation fee exemption (up to one year, only for Togane and Awa Campus students who were admitted to JIU through our overseas admissions)

The information above is as of 2018 and the contents are subject to change. There are specific requirements when you apply for the assistance mentioned here.
International Student Dormitories
Japanese Language Education Services
Consultation Room
International Student Associations
Career Support Yes
Contact Addressee: Admissions Office
Phone: 81-475-55-8855 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
Fax: 81-475-53-2194

As of December 20, 2018


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