Nanzan has long boasted one of the highest ratios of international students who are studying here in increasingly larger numbers. The University is constantly seeking to expand its international exchange programs with prestigious universities around the world.

Nanzan is admitting more and more international students into its undergraduate program and offers special incentives for international students to study here, including reduced fees and a number of scholarships. For graduate students, there is an increasing number of opportunities opening for international students as the University expands its graduate school program.

The Center for Japanese Studies, better known as CJS, is renowned as a leader in the field of Japanese language education for more than 45 years. It is possible for those who excel in the Center for Japanese Studies program to gain recommendation for entry to the undergraduate and graduate programs.