Campus Life


Club Activities

Active participation in club and circle activities enriches student life and builds interpersonal relationships, as well as organizational and social skills. AIU is a university populated by inquisitive and motivated students, and has many clubs and groups. Students from all over Japan and all around the world take part in these activities on a daily basis.

List of Clubs/Circles

We have a diverse range of clubs and groups at AIU. These activities enable Japanese and international students with similar hobbies and interests to share a greater degree of interaction, regardless of grade level or nationality.

Sports Clubs

  • Aikido Club
  • Badminton Club
  • Softball Baseball Club
  • Basketball Club
  • Women’s Futsal Club
  • Men’s Futsal Club
  • Handball Club
  • Kendo Club
  • Hopping Runners
  • Rugby Club
  • Athletics Club
  • Soft Tennis Club
  • Swimming Club
  • Tennis Club
  • Volleyball Club
  • Shorinji Kempo Club

Music and Dance

  • Gospel Choir
  • Extreme Martial Arts
  • Music Club
  • A Capella Club
  • Light Music Club
  • Philharmonic Chorus
  • Japanese Traditional Dance Club
  • Dance Club
  • YATOSE Club

Cultural Activities Clubs

  • Art Club
  • Calligraphy Club
  • Drama Club
  • Flower Arrangement Club
  • Card Games Association
  • Tea Ceremony Club

Global Understanding and languages

  • Debating Society
  • Japan-Taiwan Student Conference
  • Committee on International Security
  • Anime Laboratory
  • Le Piment
  • Northeast Asia Student Round Table (SRT)
  • Sign Language Club


  • Eat with Eat TOHOKU Magazine
  • Team Takimata
  • HAPPY PEOPLE in Akita
  • Service Travel ICC
  • V-ACT
  • Magazine Club

Special Groups

  • AIU Kanto Team

(AY 2014)

AIU Kanto Team