南山大学

 

Nagoya gateway to central Japan Location

Studying about Japan in the very heart of the country

Nanzan University is located in Nagoya City in Aichi Prefecture.
Aichi is situated right in the middle of the Japanese archipelago that stretches from north to south, making it an ideal location for studying the Japanese language and experiencing Japanese life and culture.
The capital of Aichi Prefecture, Nagoya City, is a highly modernized city. Nanzan University is based in the quiet eastern area of Nagoya known as an educational, cultural and residential zone of the city. Its campuses are surrounded by greenery, creating a pleasant, urban park-like atmosphere.

Brief Introduction to Nagoya City and Aichi Prefecture

Climate

The climate is typical of most of Japan - hot and humid in summer and dry and cold in winter. Changes in climate through the year mean that you can enjoy Japan’s distinct four seasons.

Life

Nagoya City and Aichi Prefecture are amongst the most industrialized and richest regions of Japan. The average per capita income in Aichi is second only to Tokyo, allowing people to enjoy a high standard of living.

Environment

Bordering on the Pacific Ocean and with a mountain range to the north, in Nagoya City and Aichi Prefecture you can enjoy marine activities such as swimming in the sea, or spend time in the mountains skiing or climbing.

City

The center of Nagoya City is about 25 minutes away from Nanzan University by subway. In the city center there are many companies’ offices, shopping facilities such as department stores, and leisure attractions such as cinemas, allowing you to relax and enjoy shopping and socializing with your friends.

Transport

Nagoya City in Aichi Prefecture is located in the center of Japan, a convenient location from which to visit many other places. Traveling by bullet train (Shinkansen), it takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes to reach Tokyo, about 50 minutes to reach Kyoto, and about 1 hour to reach Osaka. Famous World Heritage registered sites such as Nara, Shirakawa-go and Kumano Kodo are also relatively close. Centrair, the Central Japan International Airport, also provides links to the worldwide airline network.