1. Mission Statement

    The School’s mission is to develop leaders who, through a ‘Frontier Spirit’, are equipped to succeed in the globalised business reality. These leaders will have the ability to bridge the gap between New Asia and the rest of the world, and to bring innovation and high ethical standards to their management practices.

    Best Masters Ranking

    NGS programs have been ranked among top in East Asia by Eduniversal’s “Best Masters Ranking 2015”. The result includes its Tax Accountant Program ranked 1st in Asia, and General Manager Program ranked 1st in Japan and 2nd in Asia.

    Programme Topics Asia Japan
    Business Innovation Programme Management #3 #1
    General Manager Programme Executive MBA #2 #1
    Global Leader Programme Full-time MBA #7 #1
    Tax Accountant Programme Taxation #1 #1

    Business School Ranking

    NUCB has been recognized as one of the world’s top business schools with an international reputation and was awarded 4 palms by to the EDUNIVERSAL rankings, sponsored by the French international human resources consulting firm, SMBG.

    1Keio University
    2Waseda University
    3Kobe University
    4Kyoto University
    5Nagoya University of Commerce & Business
    6Tokyo University of Science
    7International University of Japan
    8Hitotsubashi University Ics

    Executive MBA Asia Ranking

    • 1.National University of Singapore - NUS Business School Asia-Pacific EMBA
    • 2.The NUCB Graduate School / General Manager Program
    • 3.CEIBS - China Europe International Business School /Executive MBA
    • 4.Tongji University / EMBA programe of SEM
    • 5.National Taiwan University School of Management /EMBA
    • 6.Korea University/ Executive MBA
    • 7.The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology MBA Part Time Hong Kong
    • 8.Fudan University - School of Management / EMBA
    • 9.Shanghai Jiao Tong University /Parttime MBA
    • 10.Seoul National University / Executive MBA

    Asahi Newspaper Ranking 2015

    NUCB is ranked 28nd out of 751 Japanese universities by the Asahi newspaper company in its University Rankings for 2015.

    1Tohoku University
    2Tokyo University
    3Kyoto University
    4Osaka University
    18Nagoya University
    41Nagoya University of Commerce & Business

    AACSB Accredited

    In 2002, Nagoya University of Commerce & Business acquired AACSB International membership as only the third educational institution in Japan. NUCB has achieved accreditation of its undergraduate and graduate programs in 2006 and successfully maintained it in 2011.

    AMBA Accredited

    NUCB Graduate School is the only Japanese business school accredited by AMBA.

    Principles for Responsible Management Education

    NUCB is proud to announce our recent commitment to sustainability in business education as our new participation in PRME: Principles for Responsible Management Education. The mission the PRME initiative is to inspire and champion responsible management education, research and thought leadership globally. The PRME participating schools are inspired by internationally accepted values such as the principles of the United Nations Global Compact. They seek to establish a process of continuous improvement among institutions of management education in order to develop a new generation of business leaders capable of managing the complex challenges faced by business and society in the 21st century.

  2. Nagoya Marunouchi Campus

    Scheduled for completion in June 2015

    Graduate school Campus

    While NUCB is based in Greater Nagoya district, its graduate school campuses including two satellites are located in the heart of the three major cosmopolitan cities in Japan; Nagoya, Tokyo, and Osaka. Each campus is located within less than 5 minutes walking distance from a major train station. The urban-based environment provides students with the opportunity to observe how Japanese business practices combine tradition with innovation.

    Nagoya Fushimi Campus

    Tokyo Marunouchi Campus

    Osaka Umekita Campus

    Nagoya Marunouchi Campus

    Access Map

  3. Nisshin Campus

    Undergraduate Campus

    Relocated in 1968, NUCB Nisshin Campus serves as an optimum place of learning where students can acquire academic leadership skills and new friendships. The campus covers an area of more than 700,000 square meters, which is equivalent in size to 16 Tokyo Domes. Nisshin Campus is located in a natural setting, providing a calm and quiet environment that is very suitable for students to pursue their studies.

    IS Building

    CGC Building

    General Language Education Center

    Central Information Center

    Rugby Field

    Athletics Field

    Millennium Gate (front gate)

    School Amenities

    Access Map

  4. An experience beyond my expectation

    from Lithuania

    Who You Learn With

    NUCB offers a diverse learning environment with students and professors of different backgrounds. Incoming students will be able to make friends from various countries and enjoy a good relationship with Japanese students, professors, and administrative staff members.

    Guaranteeing the quality of education by strict faculty recruitment standards

    Our faculty consists of successful business professionals and academics who have conducted outstanding research. We recruit our faculty based on strict standards including AACSB criteria, business experience in their professional area, research papers and books published.

  5. Greater Nagoya

    A global business power-region, the area known as ‘Greater Nagoya’ is clean, safe and technologically cutting-edge. Home to front-running companies such as Toyota, Greater Nagoya produces nearly 1% of world GDP annually.

    The Most Dynamic Region of Japan

    Greater Nagoya is Japan's third largest metropolitan area after Tokyo and Osaka. Home to front-running companies such as Toyota, Greater Nagoya is clean, safe, and an exciting area to live in. Located in central Japan, Greater Nagoya functions as the transportation hub of the country making travel to other destinations fast and easy. Moreover, because the area was once the home of warlords in Japan’s ancient times, it is rich in historical sites and Japanese traditional culture, attracting many tourists. A World Heritage site, Shirakawa-go, is within easy reach, and the city of Kyoto is located only 35 minutes away by Shinkansen. As such, Greater Nagoya is a place where a well-balanced synergy between modern and traditional cultures exist.

    Chiyoda Dormitory

    Fully furnished, single-occupancy rooms create a comfortable living environment. Located in downtown Nagoya, NUCB’ s Chiyoda Dormitory has a convenient 24/7 independent access and is a 3 minute walk to the nearest station.

    Meito Dormitory

    Single room, fully furnished including electric appliances. Built in 2013, in the eastern part of Nagoya, both regular Japanese undergraduate students and exchange students live in this dormitory.

    NUCB Global Center

    The NUCB Global Center is a residence facility for graduate students, newly established in 2010. The facility has 44 single rooms and is also equipped with a seminar room, library, and a fitness center. Located in the suburbs of Nagoya, it provides residents with a serene living space and is a 5 minute walk to the nearest station.

    Access Map in Nagoya

    NUCB Housing Scholarship

    NUCB may award housing scholarship to students who have an outstanding academic record. The assessment standard is based on the academic performance of the first semester after enrollment.

      Rent / Month Housing Scholarship / Month
    Chiyoda Dormitory JPY 71,250
    Including utility fees
    JPY 40,000  or
    JPY 25,000 or 15,000
    Meito Domitory JPY 71,250
    Including utility fees
    JPY 40,000  or
    JPY 25,000 or 15,000
    NUCB Global Center JPY 86,250
    Including utility fees
    JPY 40,000  or
    JPY 30,000


  6. Frontier Spirit

    “Promoting a frontier spirit is the basis of our education both in principle and method.Our institution was established with the aim of creating a path for who
    come to develop themselves and to provide an environment where they can flourish.”
    - Dr. Yuichi Kurimoto, the founder of NUCB


    Dr. Yuichi Kurimoto

    “A world-class university for the Leaders of tomorrow”


    Dr. Hiroshi Kurimoto