YNU establishes international branches at universities overseas with the following 6 objectives suitable for each country, region, and university. From the faculty’s perspectives, 1. To enhance education level, 2. To intensify research level, 3. To hold strong missions. From students’ perspectives, 4. To strengthen basic education, 5. Education at global standard 6.Advanced-level education.
YNU’s international branches focus on conducting new educational programs, expanding public relations’ activities to accept excellent international students, exchanging communications with local universities where the international branches are located and hosting reunions.
As being a hub for international cooperation, YNU build a human network among university students and alumni overseas, YNU alumni who are working or job-hunting, current YNU students, current faculty in Japan and abroad. We will further strengthen international exchange, and form an international joint research base.

UD-YNU International Branch (Da Nang) (established in June 2014)

YNU has established the UD-YNU International Branch (Da Nang) at the University of Da Nang. This branch has been a hub for practical scientific technology and research development regarding security and safety.

Manager Dr. Le Anh Tuan at UD-YNU International Branch
Address: 14 Le Duan St., Danang City, Vietnam
E-mail: ynu-ud@ynu.ac.jp

USP-YNU International Branch (Sao Paulo) (established in May 2015)

YNU has established the USP-YNU International Branch at the University of Sao Paulo. This branch has been a hub for practical research, and research development, and cultivation of human resources to achieve sustainable development by joint work of Asia and Central, South America.

Manager Dr. Alexandre Kawano at USP-YNU International Branch
Coordinator Dr. Kazuo Nishimoto at USP-YNU International Branch
Address: Av. Mello Moraes 2231, Escola Politécnica -
Universidade de São Paulo Edificio de Eng.
Mecânica e Naval São Paulo SP 05508-010, Brazil
USP-YNU International Branch
USP International Cooperation Office

OYO-YNU International Branch (Oulu) (established in November 2015)

YNU has established the OYO-YNU International Branch(Oulu) at the University of Oulu,Finland. This branch has been a hub for research and educational cooperation in Europe. Role of the branch:1.Collecting and disseminating information concerning local research and education 2.Cooperating in public relations 3.Providing prospective students with up-to-date information 4.Cooperating in alumni activities 5.Supporting visiting staff

Address: University of Oulu, Petti Kaiteran katu 1,

PSU-YNU International Branch (Phuket, Thailand) (established in June 2017)

YNU has established the PSU-YNU International Branch (Phuket) at Prince of Songkla University,Phuket Campus. This branch will be a hub for practical research, research development and cultivation of human resources in Thailand and neighboring countries especially in the field of environmental science, natural science, computer science, business administration, Japanese studies and urban development.

Coordinator Peewara Noo-urai (Ms.) at YNU-PSU International Branch
Address: Global Affairs and Corporate
Communication Center (GACC), Prince of
Songkla University, 15 Karnjanawanich Road,
Hat Yai, Songkhla 90110, THAILAND
Tel. +66 (0)74 446824 / Fax. +66 (0)74 558941

PSU-YNU International Branch (Portland, U.S.A) (established in September 2017)

YNU has established the PSU-YNU International Branch (Portland) at Portland State University. This branch will be operated as a cooperative base for research especially in the field of YNU Overseas Short Term English Training Program, Japanese Studies, Urban Planning and Traffic Planning.

Coordinator ZAMA Anri (Ms.) at YNU-PSU International Branch
Address: Intensive English Language Program
Portland State University, 527 SW Hall Street
Suite 400, Portland, OR 97201, U.S.A

(International Planning Section, Global Promotion Division)