Hiroshima University is a national institution founded in 1949, selected as one of the Top Global University Projects by the Ministry of Education in 2014. This 10-year (2014 to 2024) project aims to enhance the international compatibility and competitiveness of higher education in Japan.

With 12 schools and 4 graduate schools, research facilities, and affiliated hospitals, HU continues to take on worldwide challenges, strengthening its global education network. Hiroshima University has a high reputation for the quality of its education and the level of its research.

Hiroshima University would be the ideal choice if you want to study in Japan.

Department of Integrated Global Studies (IGS) is Hiroshima University’s English-taught four-year undergraduate program. Students from all over the globe will learn together. Such a multicultural environment will develop your intercultural communication competence, broad-mindedness, and cooperative skills to bring more peace to the world.

For those who are concerned about financial support, IGS offers full and partial scholarships to international students to help them succeed academically: Japanese government scholarship (MEXT scholarship), Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship, and IGS Scholarship.

You need to check the eligibility for such scholarships prior to applying to any of them: All are offered to students who do not have Japanese nationality and will enter Japan with a valid Student Visa. Some scholarships are not available for those who have already lived or studied in Japan. Please access (https://www.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/en/igs/fees-scholarships) to learn more details.

Hiroshima University

Higashi-Hiroshima / Hiroshima / Higashi-senda, Japan

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Highlights

- English taught four-year undergraduate program
- Multiple scholarships and tuition fee reductions
- High employability rate

-Hiroshima University fulfills its roles as a national university with these 12 schools and 4 graduate schools at 3 campuses.

-Hiroshima University has been selected as one of the 13 top global universities in Japan since 2014.
Hiroshima University has been designated by the Japanese government as one of the 22 institutions for ""The Program for Promoting the Enhancement of Research Universities"".

-Our University has a very unique history for more than 150 years in Hiroshima. We have been challenging and developing every and each year.

-Hiroshima University will be University of World-wide repute and splendor for years into the future based on its founding principle “a single unified university, free and pursuing peace” and its five guiding principles: the Pursuit of Peace, the Creation of New Forms of Knowledge, the Nurturing of Well-Rounded Human Beings, Collaboration with the Local, Regional, and International Community, and Continuous Self-Development.

- IGS does NOT require EJU (Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students) test scores. - Interview Examination via Internet (You don’t have to come to Japan to take the IGS entrance examination.)

Undergraduate Programs

i.e. Bachelor, Technician, Vocational

-School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Department of Integrated Global Studies

-Humanities and Social Sciences-Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral
-Integrated Global Studies, Letters, Education, Law, Economics

-Advanced Science and Engineering-Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral
-Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Earth and Planetary Systems, Architecture,
Electrical, Systems, and Control Engineering,
Engineering (Civil and Environmental, Chemical, Mechanical, Mechanical),
Transportation and Environmental Systems, Quantum Matter,
Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering, Informatics and Data Science, Smart Innovative

-Integrated Sciences for Life-Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral
-Biotechnology, Bioresource, Basic Biology, Biomedical, Food and AgriLife,
Life and Environmental, Mathematical and Life Sciences, Genome Editing

-Biomedical and Health Sciences-Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral
-medical, dental, pharmaceutical, health sciences

Graduate Programs

i.e. Master's, Doctorate, MBA

Graduate level studies at Hiroshima University consist of 4 graduate schools that offer academic and research opportunities in the fields of natural sciences, humanities and social sciences.

Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life
Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences

Other Programs

i.e. Online program, Exchange programs, Language Schools

SCHOLARSHIPS:
-Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship
-IGS Scholarship
-Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship.
More information on: https://www.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/en/igs/fees-scholarships


In addition, three unique program offerings: “Phoenix Leader Education Program for Renaissance from Radiation Disaster” , “TAOYAKA PROGRAM for creating a flexible, enduring, and peaceful society”, and “The Frontier Development Program for Genome Editing” combine graduate level academic coursework with integrative research components.

Materials and Downloads

Brochures, Application Guides, Scholarship Information