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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: quarter
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 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
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
  • 社会福祉主事

Students

As of May 1, 2019

total
1146
Students

Students

Number of International Students by Nationality

Number of Spring Admissions
382
Number of Spring International Admissions
3
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
52

Faculty

As of May 1, 2019

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
151
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    1146:151

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
58
42
2
2
104
68
Female
24
18
4
1
47
31
International Faculty
1
3
1
5
3

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2019

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
Tsurukabuto 1st Campus
1-2-1, Tsurukabuto-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)
  • 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
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

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
私費外国人特別入試
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
  • Exam must be taken in Japanese
Application Timing
Jan.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)
  • General
  • AO Admission
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • Special selection for working adults
  • Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students
  • Transfer between Schools

Tuition and Fees

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
Estimated Housing and Utilities Cost (Per Month)
59,986 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)
Grants (All International Students may Apply)
Loans (All Students may Apply)
Available
Details