Five Characteristics of AIU
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
We train students to think and communicate in English.
Classes Taught in English: 100 %
Percentage of Faculty Members with non-Japanese Nationality: 58 %
Average Number of Students per Course: 16
Student-Faculty Ratio: 14:1
As of Fall Semester AY2022
One Year Study Abroad
The key to growth is the “substance” of your study abroad experience.
International Partner Universities: over 200
Sending Students in Small Numbers,
Credit Transfer: BasicallyNOadditional tuition fees
Cross Cultural Campus
Domestic and international students inspire each other to improve themselves.
The ratio of international students on campus: 1 in 4 Students
The Ratio of students live on our residential Campus: 88 %
Exchange students: 168 students
Full-time international students: 11 students
As of September 1, 2023
We assist individual students in choosing their career paths through a variety of programs.
Secured Employment rate (AY2022): 100 %
Support for further education: Academic Career Support Center:
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
The curriculum of Akita International University is built on the concept of "Applied International Liberal Arts (AILA). It is a "mechanism" for fostering global leaders through the interaction of integrated knowledge and human skills.