Northwestern and Japan
|Partner Institution||Partner Type & Sponsor|
|Keio University: Graduate School of Business|
|Keio University: School of Medicine|
|Tokyo Institute of Technology|
Units and Groups
Asian Studies Graduate ClusterFaculty in the Asian Studies Graduate Cluster (ASGC) offer comprehensive yet focused exposure to Asian cultures, histories,
- Japan Club
- Northwestern Anime Club
- Japanese American Student Association
- Karate Club
- Asian Pacific American Coalition
Northwestern students from Japan enrich our community by bringing their culture and heritage to campus, while Northwestern students in Japan get to experience that culture firsthand.
- 12 Northwestern students in Japan:
- 6 Undergraduate
- 6 Graduate
Northwestern students in Japan include 6 undergraduates on affiliated programs, 5 medical students on clinical rotations, and 1 MBA student on an exchange program.
- 58 students from Japan at Northwestern:
- 6 Undergraduate
- 11 Masters
- 41 Doctoral
1,400+Northwestern alumni are based in Japan.
The NU Club of Japan and the Kellogg Alumni Club of Japan offer social and networking opportunities to keep alumni connected to Northwestern and fellow alumni in Japan. Other ways to get and stay involved can be found here.
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Due to the irregularities in student mobility caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, this document contains data from 2019, the last full academic year prior to the imposed travel restrictions. All other information is up to date as of September 2021. For questions or comments about the information listed here, please contact Janka Pieper, Director of Communications.