Located on the island of Okinawa, southernmost prefecture of Japan, the University of the Ryukyus offers unique educational and research opportunities. Okinawa, an island prefecture located in the sub-tropics, has a unique ecosystem and distinct traditional culture. In order to sustain and further develop such unique features of Okinawa, the University promotes research in the fields of island and marine environment studies, health and longevity studies, and Ryukyuan/Okinawan cultural studies, all of which take advantage of Okinawa’s regional characteristics. The University also aims to nurture well-rounded individuals imbued with knowledge and capabilities for social contribution on a global and regional scale.

As a university with local and global features, our university has actively promoted international exchanges, resulting in a cosmopolitan and dynamic campus environment with many international students from all over the world.

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Global Education Section


International Student Unit, Global Education Center


University of the Ryukyus

Okinawa, Japan

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Programas Graduação

Bacharel, Ténico, Vocacional

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Programas Pós-Graduação

Mestrado, Doutorado, MBA

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Outros Programas

Intercâmbio, Escola de Línguas, Etc

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Materiais e Downloads

Brochuras, Guias de inscrição, informações de bolsa