located in Minami-Uonuma city inNiigata Prefecture, Japan.
IUJ is the first, and one of the few Japanese universities which run their courses entirely in English. It was founded in 1982, primarily with the aim of providing a platform for delegates from all over the world to come together and work towards the betterment of the world. Master’s degrees in international development, Public Management and Policy Analysis, international peace studies and international relations, as well as MBA programs in business administration and e-business. All the courses are two-year programs, except the E-Biz program which runs for one year. All courses require a thesis submission at the end.
IUJ comprises two graduate schools, The Graduate School of International Relations (GSIR) and the Graduate School of International Management (GSIM). Both schools offer Master’s degree programs.
Apart from the graduate Schools, the IUJ Research Institute is based on campus and is made up of the former Center for Japan-US Relations, the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies, the International Management Research Institute and the Research Institute of Asian Development, all of which merged in 1997 into the current entity.
The Graduate School of International Management (GSIM) offers two graduate programs: a full-time MBA program and an E-Business Management (MEB) program (or “E-Biz” for short).
The Graduate School of International Relations (GSIR) has three graduate programs International Relations Program (IRP), the International Development Program (IDP), Public Management and Policy Analysis Program (PMPP).
International Peace Studies Program (IPSP) degree is under the program of (IRP). MA in Economics is under the (IDP).
IUJ offers two optional language programs, one in English and the other in Japanese. These language programs are offered to students from both graduate schools (GSIR and GSIM).