Kobe University
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Kobe University

神戸大学  (こうべだいがく) 

Faculty of Global Human Sciences

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Global Cultures
4
Bachelors
(Arts)
Human Development and Community
4
Bachelors
(Arts)
Environment and Sustainability
4
Bachelors
(Arts)
Child Education
4
Bachelors
(Arts)
Child Education
4
Bachelors
(Education)
Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Curriculum
Link
Syllabus
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
Academic Student Affairs Section, Faculty of Global Human Sciences, Tsurukabuto 1st Campus
+81(78)803 7530
edu-info@fgh.kobe-u.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
Application Form
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
Exchange Programs with Partner Institutions Overseas
Link 1 yr
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs

MEXT Research Students Scholarship

Types of Professional Qualifications
  • Teacher's License
  • Curator
  • Social Education Director
  • Social work officer
Link

Students

As of May 1, 2023

total
1,598
Students

Students

Number of International Undergraduate Students Local Students
16 1,582

Number of International Students by Nationality

Number of Spring Admissions
378
Number of International Admissions

※As of May 22, 2024(This item only)

2
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
45
Number of Graduating Students in 2023 (International Students)
351 (2)
Completion Rate in 2023
97.4 %
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
153
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    1598:153

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
50
31
9
14
104
67
Female
20
16
6
7
49
32
International Faculty
0
1
1
2
4
2

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2023

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
61
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
272
Main Pathways for International Students
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
0
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
Tsurukabuto 1st Campus
1-2-1 Tsurukabuto, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501, Japan, Hyōgo Google Map
Access Map
Location Type
Metropolitan
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic grounds and facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Computer rooms
  • Environments for independent learning other than the library (e.g., learning commons)
  • Cafeteria/On-campus store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students
Campus
Tsurukabuto 2nd Campus
3-11 Tsurukabuto, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501, Japan, Hyōgo Google Map
Access Map
Location Type
Metropolitan
Facilities and Services
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Computer rooms
  • 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
Entrance Examination for Privately-financed International Students
Consultation for Prospective Students Overseas
Special Arrangement on Admission for Persons with Disabilities
  • Time for exam extended by 1.5 times or 1.3 times
  • Permission to take exam in Braille; use of question sheets with a font that is 1.4 times larger and paper sheets that are twice as large; use of a magnifying glass; etc.
  • Consideration given to methods of answering (can answer by check marks, writing, or writing done by another on behalf of the test-taker)
  • Sign-language interpreter, helper available
  • Exemption from listening portion or permission to control audio on listening portion
  • 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
Eligible to Apply
Options for Testing / Qualifications
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Japanese as a Foreign Language
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Japan and the World
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Mathematics
Remarks
  • Examination fees and other charges payable by credit card or online payment system
  • Exam must be taken in Japanese
Application Timing
Jan.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)
  • General
  • Comprehensive selection
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • Special selection for working adults
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students
  • Transfer between schools

Tuition and Fees

As at 22nd 05 2024

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
Admission Fee
282,000 yen
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