Yamanashi Gakuin University (YGU) is located in Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan. It is locally known as 山梨学院大学. The university was established in 1962. It is accredited by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan.
For students wishing to study in English, the International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA) is a department of Yamanashi Gakuin University that offers a Bachelor of International Liberal Arts taught entirely in English. iCLA offers majors in Global Business and Economics, Interdisciplinary Arts, Political Science, and Japan Studies. Students can also take electives in the subjects areas of Data Science, Psychology and Sociology, Quantitative Reasoning and Natural Science, Health and Physical Education, and the Japanese Language.