Name of the University: Yamanashi Gakuin University
Program Name:
International College of Liberal Arts
Type of Degree:
Bachelor of International Liberal Arts
Major Field:
Global Business & Economics / Political Science / Interdisciplinary Arts / Japan Studies
Application Period:
Sept — Nov (for April Enrollment) / Sept — April (for September Enrollment)
Period of Enrollment:
April / September
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Program Overview:

The International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA) at Yamanashi Gakuin University is a four- year, American style liberal arts college in Yamanashi Prefecture in Japan. The primary language of instruction is English and there is no Japanese language requirement to enroll. International students can study Japanese language alongside their degree studies, starting from any level, even complete beginner. Students can choose from a wide array of courses in various disciplines, learning from an intuitive and practical curriculum which includes the option of up to one year studying abroad at one of our 60+ partner universities in more than 30 countries around the world. The innovative courses taught at iCLA lead to a bachelor’s degree in International Liberal Arts. Over 50% of our students and 60% of our faculty members are from overseas, creating a truly multi-cultural environment. Located just 90 minutes west of Tokyo, Yamanashi is famed for its breathtaking landscapes, historic sites, hot springs, hiking trails, fruit orchards and vineyards, against the iconic backdrop of Mount Fuji. iCLA offers students the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the very essence of Japan and its culture, whilst acquiring a contemporary and globally relevant education at our state of the art facilities.

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