Degree Programs

Five Characteristics of Akita International University Fostering AIU SPIRIT

Akita International University's global educational policy focuses on the world.

We attract diverse students from across the country and abroad and develop them into competent human resources with a wide perspective and capability of working globally through small-group instruction, a multicultural campus environment, and a study abroad program.

High Engagement, All in English

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We train students to think and communicate in English.

Classes are Taught in English:
Percentage of Faculty Members with non-Japanese Nationality:
*As of April 1st, 2022
Average Number of Students per Course:
*As of Fall Semester AY2021



One Year Study Abroad

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The key to growth is the “substance” of your study abroad experience.

International Partner Universities:
201 overseas partner universities in 51 countries and regions
Exchange Program :
Basically NO additional tuition fees
Credit Transfer:
Credits earned during study abroad will be recognized as part of graduation requirements



Cross Cultural Campus

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Domestic and international students inspire each other to improve themselves.

On-campus Residence:
*As of ordinary times: pre-COVID 19 pandemic
Ratio of International Students on Campus:

1 in 4 Students are from Foreign Countries and Regions


Open for Students 24 hours a day, 365 days a year



Career Support

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We assist individual students in choosing their career paths through a variety of programs.

Secured Employment Rate (AY2021):
Support for Further Education:
Academic Career Support Center




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We look for motivation and potential for the development of global human resources.

Types of Entrance Examination:
Total 16 types
Number of Examination Opportunities:
Up to 6 times