Graduate School of Science and Technology

Overview

Departments and Divisions, and Typical Length of Program
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Applied Biology
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Agriculture)
Innovative Materials
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Engineering)
Material's Properties Control
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Engineering)
Materials Synthesis
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Engineering)
Functional Chemistry
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Engineering)
Electronics
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Engineering)
Information Science
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Engineering)
Mechanophysics
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Engineering)
Mechanodesign
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Engineering)
Desing
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Engineering)
Architecture
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Engineering,Architectural design)
Kyoto Institute of Technology and Chiang Mai University Joint Master's Degree Program in Architecture
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Architecture)
Advanced Fibro-Science
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Engineering)
Biobased Materials Science
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Engineering)
Biotechnology
Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy)
Materials Chemistry
Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Engneering,Philosophy)
Electronics
Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Engneering,Philosophy)
Engineering Design
Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Engneering,Philosophy)
Desing
Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Engneering,Philosophy)
Architecture
Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Engneering,Philosophy)
Advanced Fibro-Science
Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Engneering,Philosophy)
Biobased Materials Science
Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Engneering)
Academic Calendar

First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester / quarter
Entry Timing: Apr. Sep.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Sep.

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester / quarter
Entry Timing: Apr. Sep.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Sep.
List of Courses and Schedule
Syllabus
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
Available
Link
Program title: KIT International Graduate Program (IGP)
Eligibility: Persons from KIT partner, or connected institutions
Language of instruction: English
Available courses: A combined FOUR-year Master's/Doctoral Course, a TWO-year Master's Course, and a THREE-year Doctoral Course
Enrollment capacity: A limited number (<10)
Academic Calendar: Course begins at the end of September
Semesters: Fall (Sept. through March), Spring (April through August)


Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
Available
Link
Program title: KIT International Graduate Program (IGP)
Eligibility: Persons from KIT partner, or connected institutions
Language of instruction: English
Available courses: A combined FOUR-year Master's/Doctoral Course, a TWO-year Master's Course, and a THREE-year Doctoral Course
Enrollment capacity: A limited number (<10)
Academic Calendar: Course begins at the end of September
Semesters: Fall (Sept. through March), Spring (April through August)


Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info(International Students)
International Affairs Office Student Excahge Services
81-75-724-7131
ses@jim.kit.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures & App Form
School Overview
Link
Application Form
Link
School Brochures
Link
School Features
Criteria for Awarding Degrees
Supplementary Japanese Language Class

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 Programs from Japan
Link 1 yr
Short-term Study Abroad to Japan
Link 1 yr
Exchange Programs with Partner Institutions Overseas
Link 1 yr
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs
Students may Apply
Link
MEXT Research Students Scholorship
Prospective Students may Apply
Types of Professional Qualifications
  • Teacher's License

Students

As of May 1, 2019

total
1278
Students

Students

Number of International Students by Nationality

First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
501
Number of Spring International Admissions
11
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
34
Number of Graduating Students in 2019 (International Students)
515 (33)
Completion Rate in 2019
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2019

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
33
Number of Spring International Admissions
3
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
0
Number of Graduating Students in 2019 (International Students)
36 (16)
Completion Rate in 2019
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2019
100 %

Faculty

As of May 1, 2019

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
278
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    1278:278

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
102
77
0
55
1
235
84
Female
15
12
4
12
0
43
15
International Faculty
2
6
0
6
0
14
5

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2019

First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
22
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
469

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
31
Main Pathways for International Students
DIC Corporation、 Renesas Electronics Corporation、 Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.、 Isuzu Motors Limited 、 CAPCOM CO., LTD.、 Japan Display Inc.、 Takenaka Corporation、 TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION、 KYOCERA Corporation、 YKK CORPORATION、 TOWA CORPORATION、 Tiger Corporation、 FUJIBO Holdings,inc、 SANKI ENGINEERING CO.,LTD.、 SHIMADZU CORPORATION、 Nissin Electric Co., Ltd.、 FANUC CORPORATION、 SPACE CO., LTD.、 Bando Chemical Industries, Ltd.、 Hitachi, Ltd.、 NSK Ltd.、 Toray Industries, Inc.、 FUJITSU LIMITED、 ARBAY Company Limited、 Mitsubishi Jisho Sekkei Inc.、 Juzivr、 Hyosung、 Department of Agricultural and Rural Development、 HOJO STRUCTURE RESEARCH INSTITUTE、 MSC Software Corporation、 Kyoto Institute of Technology、 Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia、 The University of Tokyo、 Maruhachi Corppration.、 Ministry of Industry(Thailand)、 THAI NEGORO CO.,LTD、 SAIGON HI-TECH PARK
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
21
Information on Career Prospects
Internships & Other Opportunities
  • Internships/On-the-job training in Japan (Convert to credit)
  • Internships/training outside Japan (Convert to credit)
  • Internships/training in Japan (Convert not to credit)
Link
Career Support

Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus
Matsugasaki Campus
606-8585 Hashikami-cho,Matsugasaki,Sakyo-ku, Kyoto Google Map
Access Map
Campus Overview and Access
Urban
Facilities & Services
  • Athletic Grounds and Facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Rest areas
  • Computer rooms
  • Environments for independent learning other than the library (e.g., learning commons)
  • Barrier-free Universal Design
  • Cafeteria/On-Campus Store
  • Halal food provided in the cafeteria and elsewhere(certified Halal)
  • Free Wi-Fi for students
  • Places for worship(Qibla not indicated / no washing place available)
Campus
Saga Campus
616-8354 1Ippongi-cho,Saga,Ukyo-ku, Kyoto Google Map
Access Map
Campus Overview and Access
Urban
Facilities & Services
  • Rest areas
  • Barrier-free Universal Design
  • Free Wi-Fi for students
Campus
Fukuchiyama Campus
620-0886 3385,Hori,Fukuchiyama, Kyoto Google Map
Access Map
Campus Overview and Access
Suburban
Facilities & Services
  • Barrier-free Universal Design
  • Free Wi-Fi for students

Entrance Exam for International Students

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
Special Admissions for Privately-financed International Graduate Students
Link
Special Admissions for Privately-Financed International Doctoral Students
Link
Consultation for Prospective Students Overseas
Special Arrangement on Admission for Persons with Disabilites
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 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
  • Requires English language proficiency (TOEIC)
Remarks
  • Online Application Available
  • Examination fees and other charges payable by credit card or online payment system
  • Entrance examinations conducted locally and admission interviews conducted at sites outside Japan (travel to Japan required before admission procedure)
Application Timing
Jan. / Jun. / Jul.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)

First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • Special selection for working adults
  • Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Special selection for working adults
  • Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students

Tuition and Fees

First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max:  yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max:  yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link
Admission Fee
282,000 yen
Other Charges
First Year 1,750 yen
Link

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max:  yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max:  yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Third Year   Max:  yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link
Other Charges
First Year 2,600 yen
Link
Estimated Housing and Utilities Cost (Per Month):
59,986 yen
Estimated Food Cost (Per Month)
30,886 yen
Estimated Textbooks and Supplies Cost (Per Month)
7,517 yen
Fees Charged during Student Short-time Leave
no payment

Special Payment Arrangements

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