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Essential Information for New Incoming Students

Dear New Incoming Students,

Congratulations and welcome to International M.A. and Ph.D. Programs, Department of Economics, YNU.

Here is some initial information to help you get started in our programs.

1. Access to YNU

International airports to Yokohama City Air Terminal (YCAT)

(Yokohama City Air Terminal: http://www.ycat.co.jp/)

YCAT is the meeting place with your tutor, who will excort you to your hotel, Ooka International Residence, or YNU dormitory.

Narita International Airport

(Narita International Airport: http://www.narita-airport.jp)

From Narita Internatilnal Airport to YCAT

The Airport Limousine bus service: http://www.limousinebus.co.jp/en/

The fare is 3,600 yen and it takes approximately 1.5 hours depending on traffic conditions.

Haneda International Airport

From Haneda International Airport to YCAT

The Keikyu Limousine bus service: http://www.hnd-bus.com

The fare is approximately 580 yen and it takes about 30minute.

Railways to Yokohama

(Yokohama Convention & Visitors Bureau: http://www.yokohamajapan.com)

2. Landing Examination Procedures

(Japanese Government Internet TV: http://nettv.gov-online.go.jp/eng/)

3. Resident Card

The New Residency Management System

Brochure: http://www.immi-moj.go.jp/newimmiact_1/pdf/NewResidencyManagementSystem-(EN).pdf

(The Immigration Bureau of Japan: http://www.immi-moj.go.jp/english/)

Video: http://nettv.gov-online.go.jp/eng/prg/prg2672.html

(Japanese Government Internet TV: http://nettv.gov-online.go.jp/eng/)

Resident Card

(The Immigration Bureau of Japan: http://www.immi-moj.go.jp/english/)

Immigration Procedure guidebook

Guidebook: http://www.immi-moj.go.jp/english/tetuduki/index.html

(The Immigration Bureau of Japan: http://www.immi-moj.go.jp/english/)

4. Life in Yokohama

Information about daily life necessary for foreigners to live in Japan is included on this homepage in several languages

(Council of Local Authorities for International Relations: http://www.clair.or.jp/e/index.html)

Disaster and Crime Prevention

(City of Yokohama: http://www.city.yokohama.lg.jp/lang/en/)

Medical and General Welfare

(City of Yokohama: http://www.city.yokohama.lg.jp/lang/en/)

Yokohama Vistor's Guide

(Yokohama Convention & Visitors Bureau: http://www.welcome.city.yokohama.jp/ja/)


(Yokohama Convention & Visitors Bureau: http://www.welcome.city.yokohama.jp/ja/)


(Yokohama Convention & Visitors Bureau: http://www.welcome.city.yokohama.jp/ja/)

5. YNU Campus Life

About YNU

YNU Campus Life

Guidebook for International Students

Student Center

1F Center for Hearlth Service Science
2F Student Support Division, Educational Affairs Division, Student Advisory Service
3F Career Support Room, Admissions Division

S5-1 Student Center *See the campus map

Rules for Mext Scholarship Student

The Permission Certificate for a Legal Part-Time Job

(Study in Japan Comprehensive Guide: http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/)

Applications for Entrance Fee Exemptions / Deferred Payment

Information about available scholarships for Privately Financed International Students

Earthquakes and International Students

YNU Campus Map

Annual Schedule

Medical Fee Supports System

National Health Insurance & other types of insurance

6. Housing

YNU Dormitories

The Yokohama International Student House

Kanagawa International Foundation

Tokyo International Exchange Center

(Independent Administrative Institution Japan Student Services Organization:

7. Weather in Japan

Japan Meteorological Agency

Welcome again to YNU and we are all looking forward to meeting you and working with you.

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