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Kobe University

神戸大学 (こうべだいがく) 

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Overview

Kobe University

University/Junior College

University

Co-ed/Women Only

Co-ed

Year of Foundation

1902

History
Vision and Mission
Official Website
English
Link
Features
TEL
+81-(0)78-881-1212
Email
Contact Info (for International Students)
International Exchange Division
intl-suishin@office.kobe-u.ac.jp

Schools

As of May 1, 2019

Faculty of Letters
Faculty of Global Human Sciences
Faculty of Intercultural Studies
Faculty of Human Development
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Economics
School of Business Administration
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine
Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Maritime Sciences
Graduate School of Humanities
Graduate School of Intercultural Studies
Graduate School of Human Development and Environment
Graduate School of Law
Graduate School of Economics
Graduate School of Business Administration
Graduate School of Science
Graduate School of Medicine
Graduate School of Health Sciences
Graduate School of Engineering
Graduate School of System Informatics
Graduate School of Agricultural Science
Graduate School of Maritime Sciences
Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies
Graduate School of Science, Technology and Innovation
Sea Training Course

International Networks

Membership of International University Associations
Partnerships with Overseas Institutions
Numbers of Partner Institutions Overseas for Student Exchange
328
Numbers of Partner Institutions Overseas for Research
340
Office for Concluding Partnerships

intl-relations@office.kobe-u.ac.jp

Data Collection

As of May 1, 2019

Overall Income
78,739,506,687 yen
Gift, Grant and Contract Income
8,216,640,292 yen
Competitive External Research Funds
Number of Full-time Academic Staff/Faculty Members
1286

16226
students

Total Enrollment

11577
students

Undergraduate Enrollment

4649
students

Graduate Enrollment

Third-party Quality Assurance

Institutional Accreditation
  • Institutional Certified Evaluation and Accreditation (reviewed in 2014 academic year) - NIAD-QE (2015)
  • Institutional Thematic Assessment (reviewed in 2014 academic year) - NIAD-QE (2015)
Program Accreditation
  • Faculty of Agriculture

    Agricultural and Environmental Engineering (Bachelor)

    Program Accreditation JABEE (Agricultural Engineering, Bachelor, 2004) - JABEE (2015)

  • Graduate School of Law

    Law School (Professional Degree)

    Certified Evaluation and Accreditation for Law School (reviewed in 2018 academic year) - NIAD-QE (2019)

  • Graduate School of Business Administration

    (Professional Degree)

    Certified Accreditation for Management Theory in Practice (MTP), Graduate School of Business Administration (reviewed in 2018 academic year) - JUAA (2019)

Campus Location

Main Campus

Rokkodai 2nd Campus

1-1 Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku,Kobe,657-8501,JAPAN, Hyōgo Google Map

Schools:

Faculty of Letters , Faculty of Science , Faculty of Engineering , Faculty of Agriculture , Graduate School of Humanities , Graduate School of Science , Graduate School of Engineering , Graduate School of System Informatics , Graduate School of Agricultural Science , Graduate School of Science, Technology and Innovation

Location Type and Access
Metropolitan Link
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

Other Campus

Campus

Rokkodai 1st Campus

2-1,Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku,Kobe, 657-8501,JAPAN , Hyōgo Google Map

Schools:

Faculty of Law , Faculty of Economics , School of Business Administration , Graduate School of Law , Graduate School of Economics , Graduate School of Business Administration , Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies
Location Type and Access
Metropolitan Link
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)
  • Barrier-free Universal Design
  • Cafeteria/On-Campus Store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students
Campus

Tsurukabuto 1st Campus

1-2-1, Tsurukabuto-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe, 657-8501, JAPAN, Hyōgo Google Map

Schools:

Faculty of Global Human Sciences , Faculty of Intercultural Studies , Graduate School of Intercultural Studies
Location Type and Access
Metropolitan Link
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-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe,657-8501,JAPAN, Hyōgo Google Map

Schools:

Faculty of Global Human Sciences , Faculty of Human Development , Graduate School of Human Development and Environment
Location Type and Access
Metropolitan Link
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
Campus

Kusunoki Campus

1-1 kusunoki-cho, chuoku-ku,Kobe,650-0017,JAPAN, Hyōgo Google Map

Schools:

Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine , Graduate School of Medicine
Location Type and Access
Metropolitan Link
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
Campus

Myodani Campus

7-10-2,Tomogaoka,Suma-ku,Kobe,654-0142,JAPAN, Hyōgo Google Map

Schools:

Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine , Graduate School of Health Sciences
Location Type and Access
Metropolitan Link
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
Campus

Fukae Campus

5-1-1 Fukaeminami-machi, Higashinada-ku, Kobe, 658-0022, JAPAN, Hyōgo Google Map

Schools:

Faculty of Maritime Sciences , Graduate School of Maritime Sciences , Sea Training Course
Location Type and Access
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)
  • Barrier-free Universal Design
  • Cafeteria/On-Campus Store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students

Academic Support

Academic Support
  • Assignment of a tutor; Support from educational support staff members, TAs, RAs, etc.
  • Programs and support to strengthen language (Japanese) abilities
  • Other support for international students
Cultural Experience Opportunities

Dormitories/School-supported Housing

Halls of Residence/Dormitories provided
Provided
Monthly Fees in Yen:
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Men
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
  • Short-term exchange student
  • Long-term exchange student
  • Family with several members
Sumiyoshi International Student House
Monthly Fees in Yen: 4,700
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Men
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
  • Short-term exchange student
  • Long-term exchange student
Sumiyoshi Residence
Monthly Fees in Yen: 18,000
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Men
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
  • Short-term exchange student
  • Long-term exchange student
International House
Monthly Fees in Yen:
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Men
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
  • Short-term exchange student
  • Long-term exchange student
  • Family with several members
Hakuo Dormitory (1 unit consists of 4 separate rooms)
Monthly Fees in Yen: 5,900
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Men
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
  • Short-term exchange student
  • Long-term exchange student
Kokui Residence
Monthly Fees in Yen: 18,000
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Men
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
  • Short-term exchange student
  • Long-term exchange student
Joshi-Ryo(women's dormitory)
Monthly Fees in Yen: 18,000
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
  • Short-term exchange student
  • Long-term exchange student

Accommodation Support

Other Housing and Accommodation

Accommodation Support for International Academic Staff
Academic Staff Housing Provided

Link

Employment Opportunities on Campus

Employment Opportunities
  • Part-time jobs on campus; TAs and RAs
  • Introductions from the university or university coop for part-time jobs

Health Care

Physical and Mental Health Support (for International Students)
  • Physical Assistance / Mental Counseling in Japanese
  • Physical Assistance / Mental Counseling in Foreign Languages
  • Health Check
  • Limited Medical Assistance
Link
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)
  • Barrier-free Universal Design
  • Cafeteria/On-Campus Store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students
Disability Support Services
  • Student mutual support (e.g., note taking)
  • Consultation service (in Japanese)
Link

Libraries

Libraries
General Library, Library for Intercultural Studies Link
Library for Social Sciences Link
Library for Science and Technology Link
Library for Humanities Link
Library for Human Development Sciences Link
Library of Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration Link
Library for Medical Sciences Link
Library for Health Sciences Link
Library for Maritime Sciences Link

Centers and Institutes

Web Pages of Centers and Institutes
Published Academic Articles and Citations
Campus Publication
In-house Journals
Link