Oita, Japan

The key to globalization and the future of this country is your flexibility to accept differences and diversity. This program not only brings cutting-edge education systems to local communities in Oita, Japan but also provides opportunities for visitors from overseas to explore Japan and communicate with its people.


Welcome to Oita! Nestled among many places of scenic beauty and Buddhist lifestyles, Oita has had a long history of adopting Western culture thanks to growing numbers of international students. SIJ extends a warm welcome to university students hailing from all over the world and invites you to enjoy the natural sites, culture, traditions, and cuisine of the region.

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Here at SIJ, university instructors experience one-of-a-kind attractions, including Star Festival fireworks, spinning floats and colorful parades, authentic kimono and yukata, hot spring resorts, authentic Japanese restaurants and other celebrated cuisines, as well as a trip to Mount Takasaki, AKA “Monkey Mountain”, and cycling along the ocean.