Tokai University was founded in 1942 and gained university status in 1946. The University’s educational philosophy of “combining the humanities and sciences” is aimed at fostering a broad perspective and flexible inventiveness rather than overemphasizing knowledge.
- 4-1-1 Kitakaname, Hiratsuka-shi, Kanagawa 259-1292, Japan
- Nearest stations
- Shonan Campus: Tōkaidaigaku-mae Station, Odakyu Line
Takanawa Campus: Shinagawa Station, JR Line & Keihin Kyuko Line
- Related to studying abroad：http://www.tsc.u-tokai.ac.jp/shonan/ckokusai/iss/index.html
- Admission requirements
- Foreign nationals who meet any one of the following conditions 1-3.
1．Have completed (or are expected to complete) a regular 12-year school program in a foreign country, or have been recognized by this University has having the equivalent academic ability.
2. Have reached (or are expected to reach) a level conforming to a 12-year school program in a foreign country.
3. Have completed (or are expected to complete) a 12-year program at an internationally accredited (WASC, ACSI or ECIS) school for foreigners.
- Selection method
- ■General entrance examination for foreign students (spring semester, first semester)
Method A (Applying within Japan): 1. Screening of application documents (stipulated by the University) 2. Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) 3. Interview
Method B (Applying from outside Japan): 1. Screening of application documents (stipulated by the University) 2. Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) (or J-TEST) 3. Three letters of recommendation
■General entrance examination for foreign students (Spring semester, second semester)
1. Screening of application documents (stipulated by the University) 2. Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) 3. Interview 4. Specialty test (Department of Arts only), Practical test (Departments of Physical Education, Competitive Sports, and Judo and Kendo only)
■Entrance examination for Japanese Language Course for International Students, Spring semester: April entry, Fall semester: October entry
Screening of application documents: 1. Graduation certificate (or graduation letter) 2. Results certificate 3. Other application documents
- Home countries of the international students
- China, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Afghanistan, UAE, Mongolia, Vietnam, USA, Cambodia, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, etc.
- University enrollment capacity
- 6,755 *First-year
Faculties and Departments
|Faculty names||Department names||
（The first year payment amount ）
( FY 2015 )
|School of International Cultural Relations|
|School of Biological Sciences|
|School of Information and Telecommunication Engineering|
|School of Letters|
|School of Tourism||Department of Tourism||1,477,000|
|School of Political Science and Economics|
|School of Law||Department of Law||1,466,000|
|School of Humanities and Culture|
|School of Science|
|School of Information Science and Technology|
|School of Engineering|
|School of Physical Education|
|School of Medicine||Faculty of Medicine||6,400,000|
|School of Health Sciences|
|School of Marine Science and Technology|
|School of Business Administration|
|School of Industrial and Welfare Engineering|
|School of Agriculture|
|Japanese Language Course for International Students||781,000|
|Faculty names||School of International Cultural Relations||School of Biological Sciences||School of Information and Telecommunication Engineering||School of Letters||School of Tourism||School of Political Science and Economics||School of Law||School of Humanities and Culture||School of Science||School of Information Science and Technology||School of Engineering||School of Physical Education||School of Medicine||School of Health Sciences||School of Marine Science and Technology||School of Business Administration||School of Industrial and Welfare Engineering||School of Agriculture||Japanese Language Course for International Students|
|Department names||Department of Community Development||Department of International Communications||Department of Design and Culture||Department of Biology||Department of Marine Biology and Sciences||Department of Information Media Technology||Department of Embedded Technology||Department of Management Systems Engineering||Department of Communication and Network Engineering||Department of Civilization||Department of Asian Civilization||Department of European Civilization||Department of American Civilization||Department of Nordic Studies||Department of History(Japanese history,Oriental history, Occidental history)||Department of History(Archaeology)||Department of Japanese Literature||Department of Creative Writing||Department of English||Department of Media Studies||Department of Psychological and Sociological Studies||Department of Tourism||Department of Political Science||Department of Economics||Department of Business Administration||Department of Law||Department of Human Development (Environment and Resources)||Department of Human Development (Human Welfare Environment)||Department of Arts (Music)||Department of Arts (Fine Arts)||Department of Arts (Design)||Department of International Studies||Department of Mathematics||Department of Mathematical Sciences||Department of Physics||Department of Chemistry||Department of Human and Information Science||Department of Applied Computer Engineering||Department of Applied Biochemistry||Department of Applied Chemistry||Department of Optical and Imaging Science & Technology||Department of Nuclear Engineering||Department of Energy Science and Engineering||Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering||Department of Materials Science||Department of Architecture and Building Engineering||Department of Civil Engineering||Department of Precision Engineering||Department of Mechanical Engineering||Department of Prime Mover Engineering||Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Aerospace)||Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Aviation)||Department of Biomedical Engineering||Department of Physical Education||Department of Competitive Sports||Department of Judo and Kendo||Department of Physical Recreation||Department of Sport & Leisure Management||Faculty of Medicine||Department of Nursing||Department of Social Work||Department of Maritime Civilizations||Department of Environmental and Societal Affairs||Department of Marine and Earth Science||Department of Fisheries||Department of Marine Biology||Department of Navigation and Ocean Engineering||Department of Business Administration||Department of Tourism Management||Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science||Department of Medical Care and Welfare Engineering||Department of Plant Science||Department of Animal Science||Department of Bioscience|
（The first year payment amount ）
( FY 2015 )
- Specialty of the University
We engage in the international exchange of researchers and students with our 115 partner universities and educational institutions in 38 countries and regions.
With the human resources, knowledge, technology and capability as an educational and research institution and 8 campuses nationwide, we are one of Japan's foremost universities.
With 18 schools and 77 departments, our university contributes to society through its diverse educational and research results.
- Employment support
- Major employment results
- Enrollment period
- Scholarship availability
Special Scholarship for International Students, Scholarship for International Students, Matsumae Shigeyoshi Scholarship for International Students
- Student housing
Student dormitories available
- Student housing costs
- 15,000 yen / month
- Halal meal availability
- Place of worship availability
- Part time work support