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Higher Education Institution List Contents, Sources and Policies

Institution List Policy

Institution List Policy

Higher Education Institution List Contents, Sources and Policies

The scope of “higher education institutions (HEIs)” subject to the “Asia-Pacific Regional Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education” (known as “the Tokyo Convention”) is defined by the “Guideline on Recognition of Higher Education Qualification – Asia-Pacific Regional Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education –”[(Japanese language only)]. According to this Guideline, HEIs include “universities, graduate schools, junior colleges, Colleges of Technology, and Professional Training Colleges (except for Prefectural Colleges of Agriculture) as well as National College of Nursing, Japan, Polytechnic University, and National Fisheries University amongst educational institutions operated by government ministries and agencies”. This list includes HEIs following this definition as a standard.

University

Scope

University, Professional and Vocational University, Junior College, Professional and Vocational Junior College, Graduate School, and Professional Graduate School

 

Content

Item

Source and Policy

Type of Institution

Data provided by MEXT*

Qualifications awarded

Data provided by MEXT*

Name of Institution (Japanese)

Data provided by MEXT*

For abolished institutions, “(廃止)” is added after the name of the institution.

Name of Institution (English)

Data provided by MEXT*

For abolished institutions, “(abolished)” is added after the name of the institution. If English name is not identified, only “(abolished)” is indicated.

Address (Japanese)

Data provided by MEXT*

Address (English)

Address translated to English by NIAD-QE

Contact Information

Data provided by MEXT*

Certified Evaluation and Accreditation (Japanese/English)

Relevant webpage of Japan Network of Certified Evaluation and Certified Evaluation and Accreditation Agencies (JNCEAA) website

Institution Website (Japanese/English)

Researched by NIAD-QE

Notes (Japanese)

Information on abolishment and name change acquired from the data provided by MEXT*. Results of research conducted by NIAD-QE is indicated in the notes.

Notes (English)

Notes translated from Japanese to English by NIAD-QE

*Data provided by MEXT, and is current as of April 1st, 2018. However, if newer information for location or other data is available, updates and changes will be made.

College of Technology

Scope

College of Technology

 

Content

Item

Source and Policy

Type of Institution

College of Technology

Qualification awarded

Associate

Name of Institution (Japanese)

Data provided by MEXT

For abolished institutions, “(廃止)” is added after the name of the institution.

Name of Institution (English)

Data provided by MEXT

For abolished institutions, “(abolished)” is added after the name of the institution. If English name is not identified, only “(abolished)” is indicated.

Address (Japanese)

Data provided by MEXT

Address (English)

Address translated to English by NIAD-QE

Contact Information

Data provided by MEXT

Certified Evaluation and Accreditation (Japanese/English)

Relevant webpage of Japan Network of Certified Evaluation and Certified Evaluation and Accreditation Agencies (JNCEAA) website

Institution Website (Japanese/English)

Researched by NIAD-QE

Notes (Japanese)

Information on abolishment and name change acquired from the data provided by MEXT* is indicated

Notes (English)

Notes translated from Japanese to English by NIAD-QE

Professional Training College

Scope

Specialized Training College that offer post-secondary course (excluding Prefectural College of Agriculture)

 

Content

Item

Source and Policy

Type of Institution

Professional Training College

Qualifications awarded

Data of the NIAD-QE research* result

Name of Institution (Japanese)

Data of the NIAD-QE research* result revised and confirmed by the competent authorities, the prefectural governments.

For abolished institutions, “(廃止)” is added after the name of the institution.

Name of Institution (English)

Data of the NIAD-QE research* result

For abolished institutions, “(abolished)” is added after the name of the institution. If English name is not identified, only “(abolished)” is indicated.

Address (Japanese)

Data of the NIAD-QE research * results have been revised and confirmed by the competent authorities, the prefectural governments. The latest information is listed if it has changed after NIAD-QE research*.

Address (English)

Address translated to English by NIAD-QE

Contact Information

Data of the NIAD-QE research* results were revised and confirmed by the competent authorities, the prefectural governments. The latest information is listed if it has changed after NIAD-QE research*.

History of Institution Name Changes (Japanese/English)

Data of the NIAD-QE research* result

The Japanese name and the English name are not always changed at the same time.

Programs (Japanese/English)

Data of the NIAD-QE research* result

Institution Website (Japanese)

Data of the NIAD-QE research* result

The latest information is listed if it has changed after NIAD-QE research*.

Institution Website (English)

Researched by NIAD-QE

Notes (Japanese)

Information on abolishment acquired from the NIAD-QE research* results and data provided by prefectural governments is provided.

Notes (English)

Notes translated from Japanese to English by NIAD-QE

*NIAD-QE research: A survey targeting all Professional Training Colleges in Japan conducted by NIAD-QE, published May 1st, 2018.

Educational institution operated by government ministries and agencies

Scope

Educational institution operated by government ministries and agencies that are included in the scope of the Tokyo Convention

 

Content

Item

Source and Policy

Type of Institution

Educational institution operated by government ministries and agencies

Qualifications awarded

Data provided by MEXT

Name of Institution (Japanese/English)

Data provided by MEXT

Address (Japanese)

Data provided by MEXT

Address (English)

Address translated to English by NIAD-QE

Contact Information

Data provided by MEXT

Institution Website (Japanese)

Data provided by MEXT

Institution Website (English)

Researched by NIAD-QE

Notes (Japanese)

The fact that degrees are awarded by NIAD-QE is indicated

Notes (English)

Notes translated from Japanese to English by NIAD-QE

 

Tips for Searching

  • If the name of the institution may not be current, please use Keyword search here.
  • If you cannot find the institution, please make sure that you have not selected any irrelevant items in Type of Institution or Types of Qualification or Location. Selections from your previous searches may still remain.
  • The list does not cover all information on abolishment and name changes.
  • Prefectures are listed in order of prefecture code [Japanese only] (generally from north-east to south-west) in the Location pull-down menu.
  • When there are more than 2 institutions for English search results, they are listed in the following order:
    1. English name is blank
    2. English name starts with symbols or numbers (e.g. (abolished))
    3. English name starts with alphabets letters