"Island wisdom, for the world, for the future."
The University of the Ryukyus is located in Okinawa, the southernmost prefecture of Japan, and consists of seven faculties and eight graduate schools. Okinawa, an island prefecture located in the sub-tropics, has a unique ecosystem and distinct traditional culture. It has a long history of establishing relationships with other countries, and its thriving overseas trade in the Ryukyu Kingdom era between the 15th and 19th centuries is one such example. Such exchanges have created a diverse and multicultural society in Okinawa.
In order to sustain and further develop such unique features of Okinawa, the university takes advantage of Okinawa’s regional characteristics and promotes research and education in distinct fields such as island and marine environment studies, health and longevity studies, and Ryukyuan/Okinawan studies. The university also aims to nurture well-rounded individuals imbued with knowledge and capabilities for social contribution on a global and regional scale. As a university with local and global features, our university has actively promoted international exchanges with academic institutions overseas, especially in the Asian and Pacific regions.
To date, the university has concluded academic exchange agreements with 129 institutions in 41 countries and areas worldwide, resulting in a diversified campus environment with many international students from all over the world.
University of the Ryukyus
-Special Graduate Programs for international students offered in English.
-Distinctive feature of study (subtropical climate study, marine science, Okinawan language and culture)
-Multiple scholarships and tuition fee exemption (full / partial)
-Reasonable on-campus accommodation
-Only national university located in the subtropical region in Japan
Programas de graduación
Licenciatura, Técnica, Vocacional
-Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
-Faculty of Global and Regional Studies
-Faculty of Education
-Faculty of Science
-Faculty of Medicine
-Faculty of Engineering
-Faculty of Agriculture
Programas de postgrado
Maestría, Doctorado, MBA
-Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
-Graduate School of Community Engagement and Development
-Graduate School of Education
-Graduate School of Medicine
-Graduate School of Health Sciences
-Graduate School of Engineering and Science
-Graduate School of Agriculture
-Graduate School of Law
Intercambio, escuela de idiomas, etc.
-Resilient Smart City Program
-Leadership for ASEAN Marine Environments and Resources (LA MER) Program
-Okinawa Global Health Science Program
-Ryukyus International Student Exchange (RISE) Program
-University of the Ryukyus Foundation Scholarship