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YNU Spring Program 2022 Call for Applications

This is a three-day intensive program designed for university students who are willing to do their research at the Graduate Schools of Yokohama National University (YNU). This program will provide participants lectures on advanced research at YNU, as well as deepen their understanding of Japanese culture and society. The main topic for this year is the global environment and risk management.
Due to COVID-19 consideration, this year the program will be held online and is mainly for the students from our partner universities in Asia, however, we are also open to considering applicants from other universities.
You will also have opportunities to interact with YNU students through various activities. Admission guidance for future studies at YNU is available as well.
Don’t miss this chance to be a part of our Spring Program!


Tuesday, February 8 - Thursday, February 10, 2022 (3 days)


Seminar on the global environment
  • Keynote Lecture
  • “Are sustainable development friendly with environment and human health?”
    - Prof. Hiroyuki Matsuda, Faculty of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University
  • Lecture
  • “Nature Conservation and Sustainable Development: Can the World Meet the 30 by 30 Challenge?”
    - Dr. Miguel Clüsener-Godt, former Director of the Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences, UNESCO
  • Lecture
  • “Health risk from nano- technology applied in agriculture”
    - Assoc. Prof. Ying ZHANG, School of Environmental Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology
    Lecture on Japanese culture
    - Assoc. Prof. Kenji Hasegawa, International Strategy Organization, Yokohama National University
    “How the life is at YNU” by student groups
    A Virtual Tour to Japan
    Admission Guidance
    Information session on job hunting in Japan


    Undergraduate and graduate students
    Note: This program is mainly for the students from our partner universities, however, we are also open to considering applicants from other universities. In the case there are a large number of applicants, a selection may be made.
    The list of our partner universities新しいウィンドウが開きます


    Online (Zoom)


    Mainly English/some Japanese
    - The applicants must be able to communicate in English.
    - Japanese language ability is advantageous, but not required.

    Program Fee

    JPY3,000(Tax free/If the applicant is in Japan, tax will be added to the program fee.)
    Note: This cost includes tuition, course material, and online excursion fees.

    Cancellation Policy

    The program fee once paid will never be refunded under any circumstances.
    Example : Open Badge
    Example : Open Badge

    Certificate of Completion

    An Open Badge(Digital Credentials) will be issued as a Certificate of Completion.
    Note: There will be no diplomas for this program.

    How to apply

    Application Form for YNU Spring Program 2022新しいウィンドウが開きます
    Deadline:12:00p.m. (JST), January 17, 2022


    International Education Division
    Address: 79-8, Tokiwadai, Hodogayaku,Yokohama 240-8501 JAPAN
    E-mail: kokusai.shien@ynu.ac.jp

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