Saitama University

Location: Saitama
Type of institution: National coed
Contact: Office for International Exchange
255 Shimo-okubo, Sakura-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama 338-8570
TEL: +81-48-858-3028         FAX: +81-48-858-9675
Saitama University,which is the only national university in the Saitama Prefecture, was founded in 1949 when the Japanese educational system was reformed. It started with two faculties; the Faculty of Literature and Science and the Faculty of Education, and has since developed into a general university with five faculties and four graduate schools, after additions and consolidations of some faculties. The campus is located in Saitama City, the capital of Saitama Prefecture, which is easily accessible: about an hour by train from the Tokyo metropolitan area. The University currently has exchange agreements with several universities abroad to implement our commitment to keep our doors open for the international community. The members of the University community, which include more than 530 international students from 26 countries and areas, are proud of their active academic and student exchages.

No. of Professors (full-time/part-time): 232/0
No. of Foreign Teachers (full-time/part-time): 21/0
No. of Countries of Origin: 26
No. of Undergraduate Degree Students: 7634
No. of International Undergraduate Degree Students: 173
No. of Graduate Degree Students: 1367
No. of International Graduate Degree Students: 279
No. of Associate Professors (full-time/part-time): 164/0
No. of International Students (Degree/Non-Degree): 448/90
No. of Exchange Agreements: 59
No. of Countries with Exchange Agreements: 27
No. of Exchange Students (Receiving): 21
No. of Exchange Students (Sending): 45

Undergraduate Programs
Civil Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Education (Teacher Training)
Teacher Education
Environmental Sciences
Social Environment Design
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Graduate Programs
Agricultural Sciences
Biological and Environmental Science (D)
Civil Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering (M)
Education (Special Education)
Disability Education (M)
Education (Teacher Training)
School Education (M)
Subjects Education (M)
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Regulation Engineering (M)
Environmental Regulation Control (M,D)
Literature, Linguistics and Area Studies(General)
Cultural Environment Research (M)
Cultural Organization Research (M)
Literature, Linguistics and Area Studies(Japanese)
Area Studies (M,D)
Information and Mathematical Sciences (D)
Mathematics (M)
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering (M)
System Science and Engineering
Information Systems Engineering (M)

Special Programs for International Students
The special Graduate Program for International Students on Environmental Management and Infrastructure Development Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Short-Term Exchange Program in Saitama, STEPS (only for the students from academic exchange agreements' universities)
Service for International Students
Supplementary Japanese programes are offered for international students according to the level. Tutoring system, Health clinic, international house, homestay information. International Students can feel free to consult the faculty office,or the Internation Student Consulting Room.