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Japan Business Model Competition – NIIGATA round

The Japan Business Model Competition (JBMC) NIIGATA round was held on Saturday, January 22nd 2022. This competition was hosted by Venturing Lab, Niigata Venture Capital Co., Ltd. and Broadcasting System of Niigata Inc. (BSN), and supported by KDDI CORPORATION. One presented by IUJ students, Gergely Kaszas and Passana Kongklieng with its project titled “Pura Mushi Recycling” won the Niigata Venture Capital Prize. The winning teams will join the final competition for JBMC in March 2022, which will allow its winner to join the Asia Business Model Competition (ABMC) to be held in August 2022 in Singapore. Let’s extend our warmest congratulations for their achievement and wish them good luck at […]

JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka delivers guest lecture for IUJ’s Japan-Global Development Program

On December 3rd, Shinichi Kitaoka delivered a special lecture titled “Japan’s Modernization and Fukuzawa Yukichi” at the MLIC Hall. Kitaoka is the current president of JICA, and a former professor and president of IUJ. The lecture was part of the Japan-Global Development Program operated jointly by IUJ and JICA. The lecture provided an overview of the historical transformation of Japan to modernization and democratization. Kitaoka described the transition from the feudal systems of the Edo period (1603-1868) to the modern political institutions and industrial state of the Meiji era. He highlighted some influential individuals who led changes in Japan during this era of modernization. Fukuzawa Yukichi, a famous Japanese scholar […]

Tuition Changes Starting in April in 2022

This is to notify you that the International University of Japan (IUJ) will change its tuition fees effective April 2022 as shown in the tables below. The new fees shall apply to students enrolled in or after April 2022. The fees for current students will remain the same during their period of enrollment. With the changes in tuition fees, we will improve the educational environment, and enhance our financial base. In addition, we will simultaneously enhance our scholarship system to ensure that the changes will not affect students’ ability to enter IUJ, such as by offering full tuition exemption to 10 Japanese and 10 international self-sponsored students who otherwise do […]