Wakayama University

Location: Wakayama
Type of institution: National coed
Contact: International Exchange office
930 Sakaedani, Wakayama-shi, Wakayama 640-8510
TEL: +81-73-457-7524         FAX: +81-73-457-7520
Mail: kokusai@center.wakayama-u.ac.jp
Website: http://www.wakayama-u.ac.jp
Wakayama University was founded in May, 1949,with the stated mission to "broadly disseminate knowledge as a center of academic learning, conduct in-depth research and teaching in specific academic fields, and nurture individuals who will make a positive contribution to society in accordance with the spirit of the Fundamental Law of Education and the School Education Law. "Amalgamating Wakayama Teacher Training College (Men's and Women's Departments) ,Wakayama Young Men's Teacher Training College, and Wakayama Economics Academy, three schools which each had a long history and tradition, Wakayama University began with just two departments, Arts & Sciences (currently the Faculty of Education) and Economics. In October 1995 the Faculty of Systems Engineering was inaugurated. In April 2008 the Faculty of Tourism began, and the university with its four Faculties continues to develop steadily as Wakayama Prefecture's only national university.

No. of Professors (full-time/part-time): 137/0
No. of Foreign Teachers (full-time/part-time): 9/11
No. of Countries of Origin: 9
No. of Undergraduate Degree Students: 4080
No. of International Undergraduate Degree Students: 41
No. of Graduate Degree Students: 576
No. of International Graduate Degree Students: 65
No. of Associate Professors (full-time/part-time): 104/0
No. of International Students (Degree/Non-Degree): 106/41
No. of Exchange Agreements: 19
No. of Countries with Exchange Agreements: 7
No. of Exchange Students (Receiving): 17
No. of Exchange Students (Sending): 13
No. of International Students who got a job in Japan: 21

Undergraduate Programs
Business and Management
Business Administration
Business Environment
Business Information
Applied Socio-Economic Analysis
Economic and Social Policy
Education (General)
Lifelong Education
Education (Teacher Training)
Art Gymnastics Education
Environmental Education
Humanities Social Education
International-Relations Theory
Natural Education
Teacher Training
Maket and Environment
Commercial System.
Economic Environment
market and Law
System Engineering
Material Science and Chemistry
Environmental Systems
Computer and Communication Sciences
Design and Information Sciences
Graduate Programs
Economics (M)
Business Adminstration (M)
Market and Environment (M)
Education (Teacher Training)
General School Education (M)
Individual Subject Education (M)
System Engineering
Systems Engineering (M,D)
Tourism (M)

Special Programs for International Students
Special Japanese classes for International Students(Elementary Japanese, Academic
Private tutorial courses for International Students by the trained teachers
Language Cafe (Exchange program in Japanese and foreign languages for Japanese
students and International Students)
Service for International Students
There is a dormitory"International House"available for foreign students(24 single rooms).Due to a large number of coming students,however,sometimes we cannot guarantee residence therein. So,in that case,some foreign students may be accommodated in private lodging close to the campus.
We provide foreign students with private scholarships as well as scholarships offered by JASSO, cultural exchange program, welcome party and study tour.
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