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Akita International University


Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Program

Akita International University, AIU, is a four-year liberal arts university located in Akita prefecture in the Tohoku region of northern Japan.Public university corporation established in April 2004 by the local prefectural government.
Offers bachelor’s degrees in Global Business, Global Studies, and Global Connectivity Program.The undergraduate program at AIU offers all subject matter courses taught in English, only, the first program in Japan to do so. Foreign language courses in five languages as well as Japanese for speakers of other languages are offered in part in the target language.
89% on-campus housing for Japanese and international students (as of Fall 2019), bringing students from various backgrounds into direct contact and maximizing the benefit of international living as well as studying.
Akita International University (AIU) has been recognized as one of the top universities in Japan for its uniqueness and innovative approach. Since its establishment in 2004, the university has been highly regarded and received constant attention from the public.
As a leading Liberal Arts University in Japan, we place emphasis on well-rounded humanities education. As a result, the university is also known for the high employment rate of its graduates.

Available Program

Faculty of International Liberal Arts/Department of International Liberal Arts
(Global Business Program/Global Studies Program/Global Connectivity Program)

Application requirement

Applicants who do not possess Japanese nationality, permanent residence
status or special permanent residence status and must be 18 years of age or
older at the time of admission. They should also meet either of the following
1) Completed or expected to complete a 12-year curriculum at an
accredited school or possesses an equivalent of the
above-mentioned education which is recognized by the Japanese
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
2) Completed a standard education curriculum in less than 12 years at an
overseas institution and have completed or will complete a curriculum
at a preparatory education institution designated by MEXT or at an
educational center designated by MEXT

Application Documents

Application Form
Statement of Purpose
Original Diploma and Transcripts
Original Test Result Documents of English Proficiency(TOEFL iBT®, IELTS™…etc)
Letter of Recommendation
Original Certificates or Documents of University Entrance Qualification for Country that applicants reside(e.g. SAT for the USA, GCE(A-level) for the UK)

Application deadlines

(For admission in April)
Application period: Late-October to Early November
Examination:N/A (Document Screening)
Notification of results: Early December
Enrollment procedures: Early December to Early January

(For admission in September)
Application period Early-February to End of February
Examination:N/A (Document Screening)
Notification of results:Late-March
Enrollment procedures:Late-March to Mid April

Tuition, Other Fees

Application Fees 17,000JPY
Enrollment Fees 423,000JPY
Tuition Fees 696,000 JPY
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Contact information


Event Hours(1)

  • 14-Sep [Wed]

    19:00 – 19:45 (JST)

    Passcode : kmxs1@vm=R
    Webinar ID : 822 3201 1608

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September 1-22, 2022
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1:00pm in Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria
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