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What courses are available in English at NUCB?

You will be able to gain a 4-year Global Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA). One of only a handful of universities in Japan to offer a business degree in Japan.

Click here for our application guidelines and brochure.

Is NUCB internationally recognized?

NUCB are one of 817 business schools in 53 countries and territories that have earned AACSB Accreditation. There are only three other schools in Japan that also have AACSB.

AACSB-accredited schools have better programs, better faculty, better students with higher overall GPAs, more international students, more employers that recruit from them, and graduates that receive better salaries. Click here to find out why an investment in an AACSB accredited school pays off.

How many international students are studying at NUCB?

Each year NUCB brings in roughly 200 students from over 30 different countries, with a mixture of full-time student, exchange students, and double degree students. We are renowned for our diverse campus, which was recently recognized by Times Higher Education (THE) who ranked us the best university in Central Japan for “internationalization”.

What programs do you have to go abroad?

At NUCB, internationalization is of the utmost importance. You can study abroad at one of our excellent partner universities on an Exchange Program, Double Degree Program, or Summer Program. You can also gain credits domestically or overseas whilst doing an internship.

How many years does it take to obtain a bachelor degree at NUCB?

It takes four (4) years to complete our undergraduate programs.

Where is Greater Nagoya?

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.

Where is the undergraduate campus located?

NUCB’s main undergraduate campus is located in Nisshin Nagakute; a natural setting, providing a calm and quiet environment that is very suitable for students to pursue their studies.

The campus of NUCB 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 to 1.5 times the size of Tokyo Disneyland.

Close to campus students can find plenty of shopping malls, supermarkets, restaurants and the recently opened IKEA.

Can I visit NUCB?

Yes, we welcome all prospective applicants who would like to visit Nisshin Nagakute campus. We also hold online consultations. For more information please sign up here.

What kind of career support does NUCB offer?

We offer international students a thorough guide to find job placement and provides a series of workshops and seminars to support the students, which include resume/cover letter writing, business manner, Japanese corporate culture, industry/organization research, and etc.

What is Active Learning & The Case Method?

NUCB focuses on Active Learning using the case teaching method. The participant-centered learning method requires you to conduct self-research regarding the case topic before class and have the ability and confidence to express your opinion in class. Studying business administration through the case method at NUCB will help develop your skills in accounting, management, ethics, marketing, strategy, etc. and soft skills such as leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, etc.; all of which are key competencies you'll need to succeed in today's dynamic global business environment.

Calendar & Workload

All courses are organized by the quarter system and each course will be completed in a single term (lasting 7 weeks). Whilst this requires a lot of work in a short space of time, full-time students have almost 4 months of the year away from school. This gives students the perfect opportunity to return home, take out part-time work, study Japanese, take out an internship or work on their weaknesses on the GBBA curriculum.

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