Call for Applications
This is a three-day program at intervals designed for university students who are willing to do their research at the Graduate Schools of Yokohama National University (YNU). This program will provide participants lectures on advanced research at YNU, as well as deepen their understanding of Japanese culture and society. The main topic for this year is the Global Environment and Sustainability.
The program will be held online and is mainly for the students from our partner universities in Asia, however, we are also open to considering applicants from other universities.
You will also have opportunities to interact with YNU students through various activities. Admission guidance for future studies at YNU is available as well.
Don’t miss this chance to be a part of our Spring Program!
Tuesdays, December 13 and December 20, 2022 and January 10, 2023 (3 days)
Seminar on the Global Environment and Sustainability
“A new normal between human and biosphere toward the post pandemic -30 by 30 challenge for nature conservation”
– Prof. Hiroyuki Matsuda, Faculty of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University
“Planetary boundaries: What are the limits for biodiversity, conservation and sustainable use of natural resources?”
– Prof. Miguel Clüsener-Godt, Faculty of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University
“Social communication for creating a better future Sustainability trends in education and business in Japan” – Haruto Irie, College of Urban Sciences, Yokohama National University
“Thirty years of activities towards a sustainable future” – Yutaka Itadani, Zarina Badavamova, AEON Environmental Foundation
Lecture on Japanese culture
– Assoc. Prof. Kenji Hasegawa, International Strategy Organization, Yokohama National University
“How the life is at YNU” by student groups
Information session on job hunting in Japan
A Virtual Tour to Japan
Undergraduate and graduate students
Note: This program is mainly for the students from our partner universities, however, we are also open to considering applicants from other universities. In the case there are a large number of applicants, a selection may be made.
Mainly English/some Japanese
– The applicants must be able to communicate in English.
– Japanese language ability is advantageous, but not required.
JPY4,000(Tax free/If the applicant is in Japan, tax will be added to the program fee.)
Note: This cost includes tuition, course material, and online excursion fees.
The program fee once paid will never be refunded under any circumstances.
Certificate of Completion
An Open Badge(Digital Credentials) will be issued as a Certificate of Completion.
Note: There will be no diplomas for this program.
How to apply
Application Form for YNU Spring Program 2023
Deadline：12:00p.m. (JST), November 28, 2022
International Students Section
Address: 79-8, Tokiwadai, Hodogayaku,Yokohama 240-8501 JAPAN