We created this truly international academic community for one purpose: to produce future leaders for 21st-century societies and organizations.
We encourage you to learn together with our internationally-minded Japanese students.
I am certain that your experience will be one of the highlights of your life.
Akita dates to 658 AD and offers a glimpse of traditional Japan.
Akita's numerous festivals, including Akita Kanto and Omagari Fireworks, celebrate its history, nature and community.
Read more about Japan and Akita.
Study at Akita International University (AIU)
Intensive Japanese Language and studies courses
Wide selection of business, politics, general education and other courses (taught in English)
Community service opportunities
Maximum of 15 credits per semester
Transcripts issued by AIU and Marist College (accredited in the USA)
Cultural field trips in Akita, Kakunodate, Lake Tazawa, Tokyo and Fuji