Kobe University
National

Kobe University

神戸大学  (こうべだいがく) 

Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Medicine
6
(Bachelor)
Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar: semester / quarter
Entry Timing: Apr.
List of Courses and Schedule
Curriculum
Link
Syllabus
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
学務課国際交流支援係 Student Affairs Division International Exchange Support Section

kkoryu@med.kobe-u.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
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
Short-term Study Abroad to Japan
Link 1 mo
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs

MEXT Research Students Scholarship

Types of Professional Qualifications
  • 医師国家試験の受験資格
Link

Students

As of May 1, 2023

total
716
Students

Students

Local Students
716
Number of Spring Admissions
112
Number of Spring International Admissions
0
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
1
Number of Graduating Students in 2023 (International Students)
105 ()
Completion Rate in 2023
98.2 %
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)

    716:153

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
45
39
12
38
1
135
88
Female
3
2
2
10
1
18
11
International Faculty
0
0
0
0
1
1
0

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2023

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
1
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
100
Main Pathways for International Students
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
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

Third-party Quality Assurance

Program Accreditation
  • (Bachelor)

    医学教育分野別評価 (2020)

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
私費外国人留学生特別選抜
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
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): Mathematics
Remarks
  • 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)
  • 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
Fifth Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Sixth 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