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Although only a short train ride from one of Tokyofs major hubs, Shibuya, the Yagami campus is even closer to central Yokohama. Located just south of Tokyo, Yokohama is Japanfs second largest city, with a population of 3.63 million. Well-known for having the largest Chinatown in Japan, Yokohama is also popular for its fashionable Motomachi shopping area, the Yokohama Marine Tower, Yamashita Park and the futuristic Minato Mirai 21 harborside area, which includes the Landmark Tower, the tallest building in Japan. Yokohama is also home to a professional baseball team and two professional football teams.


International graduate students are offered a residence within walking distance of the campus for a period of up to two years. Japanese students serve as residence assistants to provide daily support. The university will also assist students in finding their own accommodations.

‘Japanese Classes

Students have the opportunity to take Japanese language courses. Classes are organized from beginning to advanced, enabling students to increase their ability in a short period. Those with on prior knowledge of Japanese can learn basic daily life communication skills from the courses offered.

‘Support Organizations

There are several organizations on the Yagami Campus that offer a variety of events and services to international students. Welcome parties, short trips and bazaars are held several times a year.

‘Extracurricular Activities

There are many student activity groups at the Yagami Campus and the nearby Hiyoshi Campus. International students are welcome to join these groups to enjoy sports, Japanese games such as gGo,h and other cultural activities.