Nihon University is the largest university in Japan and was established in 1889 as tNihon Law School by the Minister of Justice, Akiyoshi Yamada. The College of International Relations was founded in 1979 as Japan’s first college that provided education in this field. Nihon is one of Japan’s distinguished private universities with the motto, "the spirit of independent creativity," as the principle and goal of university education.
Mishima CampusMishima, Japan Campus Website0 - 5,000 on Campus100,000 - 250,000 residents in MishimaLanguage(s) spoken on campus: Japanese
- New Student Introduction and Language Exchange Activity (Fall/Spring)
- Welcome BBQ (Fall/Spring)
- Japanese Day (Fall/Spring) - Students experience wearing the yukata and practice the art of Japanese flower arrangement, tea ceremony and calligraphy (Note: in the fall, these activities may be offered on different days)
- College Cultural Festival or Fuohsai (Fall) - Fuohsai is the biggest college event held in October or November. In the past, exchange students have participated in activities including band concerts, Japanese cultural club performances and mogiten (food stalls)
- Mishima Grand Shrine Otauchi Festival (January)
- Japanese Traditional Festival Events Around Shizuoka Prefecture (summer fireworks festivals, the "Yosakoi Dance Festival", "Fujinomiya Autumn Festival", etc.)
- International Fair in Mishima (November)
- "Daido-gei" World Cup in Shizuoka (November)
There are also a number of clubs and circles at Nihon University College of International Relations where students warmly welcome the participation of international students. You can participate in clubs such as soccer, outdoor activities, American football, badminton, photography and music.
Click the links here to see photos of exchange student life at Nihon University.