The Thunderbird School of Global Management-Arizona State University-Hiroshima University Global Initiative offers an undergraduate degree program on the campus of Hiroshima University, a leading national comprehensive research university in Japan.
At Thunderbird/ASU-HU Global Initiative, students study towards a bachelor’s degree in global management or international trade. Upon successful completion of all the requirements, a Thunderbird bachelor’s degree is conferred by Arizona State University, whose main campus is located at the heart of the City of Tempe in the State of Arizona.
An intensive pre-admission English as a second language program prepares non-native English speaking students to study in English, and through the rigorous four-year Thunderbird curriculum, students will be equipped with specialized skills, knowledge, and global perspectives to play a leading role in global and complex environments.
Three years of Optional Practical Training (OPT) will be granted to students who have completed Bachelor of Science in international Trade (BSIT).
|Start Date||August 2022|
4 years Bachelor Degree Program
Bachelor of Global Management (BGM) or Bachelor of Science in Intl Trade (BSIT)
* All four years of academic instruction in the Global Initiative is provided in English.
|Degree||Bachelor Degree (by Arizona State University)|
|Location||Hiroshima University campus in Japan|
|Bachelor of Global Management (BGM)||4 years||$32,000||¥3,360,000|
|Bachelor of Science in International Trade (BSIT)||4 years||$32,000||¥3,360,000|
As of March, 2021
Fill in the Thunderbird application form and send to below email address.
Global Initiative will inform you of the date and time for a counseling session – either in person or on Skype – via email.
At the counseling, we will advise you on your major, how to prepare for application, and the flow of the application procedure.
Submit all required documents to Global Initiative.
( PDF files can be submitted via email. )
My ASU ID, with which you can log into the ASU portal site and find out your application results, will be issued after all the required documents are submitted.
Log into the ASU portal site with My ASU ID to check your application result.
Proceed with the admission procedure according to the guidance,
which will be sent once application has been accepted.
Please send an application form to
ASU/Thunderbird Global Initiative Japan office