Kobe University
National

Kobe University

神戸大学  (こうべだいがく) 

Faculty of Law

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Law
4
Bachelors
(Laws)
Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Syllabus
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
Academic Affairs Section, Faculty of Law
81-78-803-7234
law-kyomu-gakubu@office.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

MEXT Research Students Scholarship

Types of Professional Qualifications

Students

As of May 1, 2023

total
781
Students

Students

Number of International Undergraduate Students Local Students
7 774

Number of International Students by Nationality

Number of Spring Admissions
182
Number of Spring International Admissions
2
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
28
Number of Graduating Students in 2023 (International Students)
213 (1)
Completion Rate in 2023
91.9 %
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
37
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    781:37

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
26
4
30
81
Female
5
2
7
18
International Faculty
2
2
5

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2023

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
33
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
147
Main Pathways for International Students
なし
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
0
Information on Career Prospects
Internships and Other Opportunities
  • Internships/training outside Japan (Convert not to credit)
Career Support
Available
Link
Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus
Rokkodai 1st Campus
2-1 Rokkodai-cho, 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)
  • Barrier-free universal design
  • Cafeteria/On-campus store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students

Entrance Exam for International Students

As at 22nd 04 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
Link
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)
  • Intention can be expressed using an AAC device or computer
  • 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
Eligible to Apply
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): Japan and the World
  • 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
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students
  • Transfer between schools
  • 「志」特別入試

Tuition and Fees

As at 22nd 04 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 04 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)
Available
Grants (All International Students may Apply)
Loans (All Students may Apply)
Available
Details