Best Universities in Japan for International Students

April 2020, 24

With its rich history, vibrant culture and technological marvels. Japan is undeniably one of the favorite destinations for students globally for pursuing education. Being the Asian country with the most Nobel laureates, Japan has high standards for education. Japan has got amazing universities, undergraduate and graduate studies. The best cities for international students are Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto. A general preview of the universities are listed below: 




Kyoto University

The second oldest university in Japan, Kyoto University rivals Japan’s best University in the recent ranking lists. It has famous alumni with several nobel laureates and field medalists etc. With 10 faculties and more than15 graduate schools, Kyoto UNiversity is spread across 3 campuses, each offering world class education.

Tokyo University

A public research university and first imperial university, Tokyo University is the most prestigious institution of the country. With 10 faculties spread across 5 campuses. Tokyo university is home to over 3000 international students. It is also the best research institute in the country with several aides and grants available to passionate researchers.  

Tohoku University

Tohoku is ranked amongst the top 50 universities of the world. It has got 10 faculties and 15 graduate schools. It has four campuses in Sendai city, the largest city in the Tohoku region. With excellent facilities, Tohoku is the 4th best research facility in the nation, with the best material science research facility, being the best in Japan and the 3rd best in the world.

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Tokyo Tech is the largest institute in Japan dedicated to the research and study of technology. Spread across 6 schools and 40 department, Tokyo Institute of Technology is relatively new as compared to other universities but is still over 100 years old. Split into 3 campuses, Tokyo Tech has a wide array of research laboratories that deal with all aspects of science form physics, to medical to political science. 

Kyushu University

A former imperial university and Japan’s 4th oldest university, Kyushu University is located on the island of Kyushu. It was chosen for the top 13 global university project and has been selected to the Global 30 university program. It has over 10 undergraduate schools with international admissions every year.