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Eikei University of Hiroshima

Eikei University of Hiroshima

Eikei University of Hiroshima


Eikei University of Hiroshima (EUH) is a public university, which has been established by the prefectural government of Hiroshima, Japan in 2021. EUH offers a single department named Social System Design based on SDGs-oriented liberal arts subjects and practical programs and is a "22nd Century-type University" that will deliver change makers who will positively change society. The university nurtures practical skills to change society and globally recognized cultural skills so that students can design a future map for the century ahead. The university is actively promoting global collaboration, and even in its second year of operation, has welcomed undergraduate students from 25 countries and concluded partner agreements with more than 20 universities around the world, all of which have contributed to the creation of a global environment at the campus.



Eikei University of Hiroshima aims to foster a cadre of young people by enhancing interdisciplinary skills and knowledge to overlook societies, identify problems, find solutions by collaborating with others, create new values, and contribute locally and globally.

Who We Aim to Foster

Eikei University of Hiroshima aims to foster a cadre of young people who have high aspirations to contribute to local communities and the world amid uncertain socioeconomic circumstances, as well as to boldly take on unsolved challenges, and to tenaciously pave the way for a new era by offering education that develops 5 competencies (abilities and skills) required to thrive in society.

Our students will enhance the following competencies (abilities and skills)

  • The ability to discover problems from a global perspective and strategically create plans for unifying solutions based on a broad education and digital literacy
  • Respect for diversities and collaboration with others who have different cultural backgrounds such as culture and values, etc.
  • Ability to complete tasks to achieve set goals while taking on challenges with leadership, with a lifelong desire to learn

Why Eikei

We develop students' skills to create comprehensive solutions for various challenges, that also create economic and social values. It is aimed at not only for the benefit of individuals but also for creating new social values with SDGs in mind.

We aim for students to acquire foresight to discover core problems of various issues, strategic skills to create solutions, the ability to see things through as leaders, self-improvement skills to continue learning with high motivation, and skills for global collaboration to respect diversity and collaborate with others.

A City of International Peace Hiroshima

Hiroshima, Whose Population Is About 1.2 Million, Is a City in The Chugoku Region in The Western Part of Japan and Is Known as The Place Where the First Atomic Bomb in Human History Was Dropped.

Many Tourists from Within Japan and Abroad Come to See the Two World Heritage Sites in The Prefecture and The Beautiful Views of The Seto Inland Sea with Its Approximately 140 Floating Islands.
Hiroshima Is Truly Developing Into an International City of Peace and Culture.

Scholarships and Funding

International students may apply for the university's own tuition fee reduction and deferment programs, or scholarships from the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) and foundations off-campus. Each program has its own eligibility requirements for application, and there is a screening process based on criteria such as family finances and academic records.

Special Scholarship for International Students

From 2023 autumn enrollment, a special scholarship will be introduced.

Please note that as a prerequisite, the budget of Hiroshima Prefecture and Hiroshima Corporation for Higher Education must be approved in March 2023 and later.

Tuition Deduction/Exemption

ContentApplicable Students
50% exemptionInternational or Japanese students who are not covered by the country’s learning support system
100% or 50% exemptionAll students who have experienced sudden changes in circumstances due to death, injury, or illness of livelihood maintainers (including sudden changes due to COVID-19)

Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Honors Scholarship

Applicants who do not reside in Japan may apply for the Reservation Program for Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Honors Scholarship for Privately-Financed International Students by Pre-arrival Admission through the university.


  • Hiroshima

    1-5 Nobori-cho Naka-ku Hiroshima City, Japan, 730-0016, Hiroshima


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