Kobe University
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Kobe University

神戸大学  (こうべだいがく) 

Graduate School of Medicine

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Biomedical Science
Master's Program
2
Masters
(Biomedical Science)
Medical Sciences
Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
4
Doctoral
(Philosophy)
Medical Device Engineering
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Medical Engineering)
Medical Device Engineering
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy)
Academic Calendar

Master's Program

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr. Oct.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr. Oct.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Curriculum
Link
Syllabus
Link
List of Courses and Schedule
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
Master's Program
Unavailable


Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
Available
Link


First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
Unavailable


Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
Unavailable


Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
Graduate Student Affairs Section Student Affairs Division
+81(78)382 5193
kobegsm@med.kobe-u.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
School Overview
Link
Application Form
Link
School Brochures
Link
School Features
Criteria for Awarding Degrees
Supplementary Japanese Language Class
Available
Link
Curriculum Policy of Institution
Japanese Language Course at an Affiliated School (Separate Admission Process for the University)

Study Abroad Programs (Incl. in and outbound) / Length of Program
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs
Students may Apply
Link
MEXT Research Students Scholarship
Prospective Students may Apply
Types of Professional Qualifications

Students

As of May 1, 2023

total
530
Students

Students

Number of International Graduated Students Local Students
44 486

Number of International Students by Nationality

Master's Program

Number of Spring Admissions
19
Number of Spring International Admissions
3
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
2
Number of Graduating Students in 2023 (International Students)
13 (3)
Completion Rate in 2023
85.7 %
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2023

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
15
Number of Spring International Admissions
0
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
0
Number of Graduating Students in 2023 (International Students)
0 (0)
Completion Rate in 2023
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2023

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
12
Number of Spring International Admissions
0
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
0
Number of Graduating Students in 2023 (International Students)
0 ()
Completion Rate in 2023
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2023

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
100
Number of Spring International Admissions
2
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
19
Number of Graduating Students in 2023 (International Students)
105 (11)
Completion Rate in 2023
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2023

Faculty

As of May 1, 2023

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
284
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    530:284

Number of International Academic Staff/Faculty Members (by Gender)

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
89
66
18
73
246
86
Female
7
4
6
21
38
13
International Faculty
0
0
0
0

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2023

Master's Program

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
5
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
5

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
0

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
0

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
3
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
53
Main Pathways for International Students
上海中医薬大学、 神戸大学医学部附属病院
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
1
Information on Career Prospects
Internships and Other Opportunities
  • Internships/On-the-job training in Japan (Convert to credit)
  • Internships/training outside Japan (Convert to credit)
Career Support
Available
Link
Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus
Kusunoki Campus
7-5-1 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0017, Japan, Hyōgo Google Map
Access Map
Location Type
Metropolitan
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic grounds and facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Environments for independent learning other than the library (e.g., learning commons)
  • Barrier-free universal design
  • Cafeteria/On-campus store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students

Entrance Exam for International Students

As at 22nd 05 2024

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance examination provisions for international students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
外国人特別入試
Link
ASEANの持続可能な医療発展を担うグローバルリーダー育成プログラム(国費留学生)
Link
ASEANの持続可能な医療発展を担うグローバルリーダー育成プログラム(私費留学生)
Link
Consultation for Prospective Students Overseas
Special Arrangement on Admission for Persons with Disabilities
  • Consideration given to location of exam room (e.g., distance from restroom and elevator)
  • Other special measures such as use of walking sticks, hearing aids, wheelchairs, and specially made desks, etc.
Transfer within the Institution
Transfer from Another Institution
Options for Testing / Qualifications
Remarks
  • Travel to Japan not required before admission procedure
Application Timing
Apr. / May. / Nov.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)

Master's Program

  • General

Consistent four-year Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Special selection for working adults
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

  • General

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General

Tuition and Fees

As at 22nd 05 2024

Master's Program

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link
Admission Fee
282,000 yen

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Third Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Fourth Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Third Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link
Other Charges
Fees Charged during Student Short-time Leave
no payment

Special Payment Arrangements

As at 22nd 05 2024

Late Payment Plan
Available
Installment Payment Plan
Available
Tuition Waivers
Student may Apply for Waiver or Reduction of Tuition
Link

Scholarships/Loans

Grants (All Students may Apply)
Grants (All International Students may Apply)
Loans (All Students may Apply)
Available
Details