Educational Conventions/Fairs

EAIE2014 Exhibiting Universities and organizations

1. Chuo University, 2. International Christian University
3. J. F. Oberlin (JFOU), 4. Kansai University
5. Keio University, 6. Kobe University
7. Nihon University, 8. Osaka Gakuin University
9. Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, 10. Ritsumeikan University
11. Saitama University, 12. Soka University
13. Toyo University, 14. Waseda University
15. Yokohama National University

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16. Manaba        


Since its establishment in 1885, Chuo University has grown into one of Japan’s top comprehensive universities, comprising six faculties, seven graduate schools, and three professional graduate schools, with an enrolment of over 27,000 students. More than 800 of these are international students studying on Chuo’s campuses in Tokyo, mainly on the Tama Campus located in the western suburbs, and also on the Korakuen Campus located downtown. Chuo University has partnerships and academic exchange agreements with over 140 overseas universities and accepts about 100 foreign exchange students each year who come to study Japanese and/or to take academic courses in English. Since 2012, Chuo has been receiving special government funding as part of a nationwide project for the Promotion of Global Human Resources Development. The goal of this project is to provide outstanding education and support for Japanese students in order to ensure that they attain the knowledge and skills necessary to act proactively in global society.


International Christian University (ICU) is a private, coeducational, four-year, bilingual (English and Japanese) liberal arts college in Tokyo. ICU has been a pioneer of liberal arts education in Japan since 1953 and offers over 30 majors in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.
ICU is known for small innovative classes, accomplished and dedicated faculty, and a beautiful green campus environment conducive to learning. International students from over 60 partner universities in 21 countries participate in our popular and challenging Japanese Language Programs, as well as regular academic courses along with Japanese students to acquire broader perspectives, critical thinking skills, and linguistic abilities with which to serve the needs of a changing world.

E-mail: J.F OBERLIN University

Founded over 90 years ago, J. F. Oberlin (JFOU) has four undergraduate colleges and a graduate school with a total student body of 8,800 students. We are located in the Tokyo suburbs. Committed to our mission of ‘fostering global citizens based on Christian values,’ service is highly valued. JFOU welcomes over 536 international students from 20 countries as either fully matriculated, one-year, or one-semester students. International students participating in the semester or year-long program, one of the oldest in Japan, study intensive Japanese and take content courses in either English or Chinese. All international students are fully integrated into college life with Japanese students -- from clubs to dorms to excursions planned with our Global Supporters who have already studied abroad. JFOU also sends out over 700 students per year on both long-term and short-term programs.

E-mail: KANSAI University

Kansai University, founded as Kansai Law School in 1886, is one of the largest and most prestigious private universities in western Japan. With 13 faculties, 12 graduate schools, and 3 professional graduate schools on 4 campuses located in Osaka, the second largest city in Japan, there is no limit to the fields of study and research that can be conducted for the 30,000 students KU has. KU offers various programs for international students and provides its students and scholars with study and research abroad programs. We hope to continue building partnership with more universities and seek possibilities for future collaboration.

E-mail: KEIO University

Keio University is Japan’s first modern institution of higher learning. Founded in 1858 by Yukichi Fukuzawa, a highly respected educator and intellectual, it has established itself over the last century and a half as a leader in Japan through its continued commitment to education, research and medicine. It currently has 10 undergraduate faculties(Letters, Economics, Law, Business & Commerce, Medicine, Science & Technology, Policy Management, Environment & Information Studies, Nursing & Medical Care, and Pharmacy), 14 graduate schools(Letters, Economics, Law, Human Relations, Business & Commerce, Medicine, Science & Technology, Business Administration, Media & Governance, Health Management, System Design & Management, Media Design, and Pharmaceutical Sciences) and as many as 30 research centers on campuses across the greater Tokyo area.

E-mail: KOBE University

In keeping with its open and cosmopolitan environs ever since its foundation in 1902, Kobe University provides education that heightens one's humanity, creativity, internationality and expertise and also promotes advanced interdisciplinary research. The University has been actively promoting academic exchanges with educational and research institutions abroad and the partnership has been expanding to 249 overseas partner institutions in 53 countries. In particular, having a base in Brussels, Kobe University has been playing an active role in promoting EU-Japan collaboration both in education and research.

E-mail: NIHON University

Since its founding in 1889, Nihon University has constantly been developing human resources who form the core of Japanese society. The University holds a firm position as Japan’s largest private comprehensive university, currently having 22 graduate schools, 14 colleges 87 departments and a junior college. Under the educational principles of “Independent Creativity”, Nihon University is actively engaged in bringing up globally competent people who have wide views by virtue of international academic exchange agreements with 135 universities and institutions all over the world, while advancing the University education so that students’ intellectual curiosity can grow and new paths may also be cleared.

E-mail: OSAKA GAKUIN University

At Osaka Gakuin University, you will experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that will forever change your life!Full immersion and successful completion of the Japanese studies program at OGU will ensure you a strong Japanese language foundation and sincere appreciation for Japan.Moreover, your study abroad experience at OGU will offer you a greater understanding of the true meaning of the "global village," as you will build lifelong friendships with international students from some 54 partner schools in as many as 21 countries all over the world. OGU is comprised of six graduate schools, eight faculties, a junior college, and correspondence courses.


Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) is the ultimate destination to educate your students about Japan, Asia and global society as a whole. Established in 2000 and strategically located in the center of East Asia, APU has become a truly multicultural university where half of both the student body and the faculty is non-Japanese. On our campus, students live in an international dormitory and study in English together with students from 83 different countries. APU is proud of its ever-growing network of exchange partners and its short-term Japanese language program which is offered in the summer. Tailor-made programs designed to fit your university’s and students’ needs are also available. Shape your student's future with APU.

E-mail: RITSUMEIKAN University

Since its foundation in 1900, Ritsumeikan University (RU) has become a comprehensive university offering 13 undergraduate and 19 graduate disciplines across three campuses in Kyoto and Shiga. RU plans to open its fourth campus in Osaka in 2015. The Ritsumeikan Trust comprises 8 affiliate middle and high schools and 1 elementary school located across Japan. Globalization is a key component of all academic disciplines, and RU sends over 1,800 students abroad and hosts 1,100 international students each year. For international students, RU offers the Study in Kyoto Program, a one or two semester program with 3 track options: Intensive Japanese Language and Culture (no Japanese ability prerequisite), International Relations, and Business, all taught in English. The Ritsumeikan Summer/Winter Japanese Program are two to five week programs where students learn the Japanese language and experience Japanese culture. RU also organizes customized programs to meet the needs of each institution.

E-mail: SAITAMA University

We have a long-standing history as a well-known national university within Japan. Saitama University aspires to fulfill the role of “The World’s Gateway to Japan” through its various international exchange programs, while extending its global reach by fostering closer cooperation with scholars across the world.

E-mail: SOKA University

Established in 1971 by Dr. Daisaku Ikeda, a Buddhist philosopher and lifelong proponent of peace, Soka University has developed advanced academic curricula and support systems based on the mandate that the needs of the students are paramount. Located in Hachioji, a suburb of Tokyo, our verdant campus provides an optimal learning environment and offers one of the most comprehensive and fastest-growing foreign exchange programs in Japan. International students not only have access to a range of scholarships and housing facilities, but can also enroll in Japanese study programs. Our hope is that you will discover your potential at Soka University, so you can make a real difference in the world!

E-mail: TOYO University

Toyo University was founded by Dr. Enryo Inoue in 1887 as Academy of Philosophy in Tokyo with the basic spirit, “The basis of all learning lies in philosophy.” It has now become a comprehensive university consisting of eleven faculties, ten graduate schools, and a law school in its four campuses with some 31,000 students, including about 400 international students. In 2012 Toyo University commemorated its 125th anniversary. Based upon this significant milestone, it is committed to working towards developing an even higher quality of education and research while reinforcing its efforts for globalization.

E-mail: WASEDA University

Waseda University was founded in 1882 in the heart of Tokyo. Based on the school’s spirit of valuing freedom and creativity, we have been establishing a new era in the field of education and research activities while keeping traditions alive. In the extensive study and research stage of 13 faculties and 22 graduate schools, students with diverse backgrounds gather not only from Japan, but also from around 100 countries worldwide. Together, we are making progress everyday to contribute to the world as a Global University.

E-mail: YOKOHAMA NATIONAL University

Yokohama National University (YNU) was established in 1949. Today, YNU comprises four Undergraduate Colleges (Education and Human Sciences, Economics, Business Administration, and Engineering Science) and five Graduate Schools (Education, Social Sciences, Engineering, Environment and Information Sciences, and Urban Innovation). It has developed into a university with more than 1,000 faculty and administrative staff and 10,000 students. YNU is located in the historically international City of Yokohama, where is Japan's second largest city and located less than half an hour south of Tokyo by train. YNU has been highly dedicated to a global perspective and has concluded International Exchange Agreements with 110 universities in 38 countries and region. More than 900 international students from 60 countries and region are currently enrolled at YNU.

E-mail: manaba(Asahi Net, Inc.)

manaba is a cloud-based collaborative learning system developed by ASAHI Net, Inc and used by over 200 educational programs globally. manaba fosters fruitful interaction among students, instructors, program officers and the surrounding learning community and allows them to store and share their work online. International educators implement manaba for the 1) accumulation of learning evidence and artifacts, 2) assessment of learning outcomes, and 3) mutual learning and collaboration in order to enhance the quality of students' international experiences.