Global Center for Higher Education(GHE)

Global Center for Higher Education Newsletter

The Global Center for Higher Education newsletter is published twice a year to give information on the activities of international students and faculty members who have participated in our programs. Please take a look at our newsletter to find out more about our activities.

Guide for International Students

This brochure provides easy-to-understand information about university life and entrance examinations for those who wish to study at Akita University.

Guide for International Students
  • Overview of the University
  • Undergraduate and graduate schools
  • Admissions system
  • Financial aid
  • Exchange programs
  • Facilities
  • Student life
  • Housing information
  • Message from current students

Akita University Study Guide for International Students

This brochure provides an easy-to-understand summary of the characteristics of the undergraduate and graduate schools in English for those who wish to enroll at Akita University.

Overview of faculties and graduate schools
  • Faculty of International Resource Sciences
  • Faculty of Education and Human Studies
  • Faculty of Engineering Science
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Graduate School of International Resource Sciences
  • Graduate School of Education
  • Graduate School of Engineering Science
  • Graduate School of Medicine

Akita University Handbook 2022 For International Students

This handbook provides international students with easy-to-understand information on procedures and the advisory services necessary for student life.



  1. Global Center for Higher Education
  2. Campus Life
  3. Residency Procedures
  4. Housing
  5. Medical & Health Care
  6. Daily Life
  7. Respecting Japanese Law
    ・Upon Arrival: Checklist
    ・Before Leaving Japan: Checklist
    ・Emergency Contact Information   

Safety Management and Response Manual for International Exchange Activities

Akita University has formulated the following three manuals for safety management and responses in international exchange activities for implementation of the international exchange programs.