Kobe University
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Kobe University

神戸大学  (こうべだいがく) 

Graduate School of Humanities

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Human Cultural Studies
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Arts)
Human Social Dynamics
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Arts)
Human Cultural Studies
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy)
Human Social Dynamics
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy)
Academic Calendar

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Syllabus
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
Unavailable


Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
Unavailable


Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
Academic Affairs Section, Graduate School of Humanities
+81(78)803 5595
lkyomu@lit.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
Students may Apply
Link
MEXT Research Students Scholarship
Prospective Students may Apply
Types of Professional Qualifications
  • Teacher's License
  • Curator
  • 専門社会調査士の申請資格 Eligibility for Specialized Social Researcher
Link

Students

As of May 1, 2023

total
184
Students

Students

Number of International Graduated Students Local Students
67 117

Number of International Students by Nationality

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
37
Number of Spring International Admissions
13
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
20
Number of Graduating Students in 2023 (International Students)
37 (21)
Completion Rate in 2023
93.3 %
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2023

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
16
Number of Spring International Admissions
10
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
3
Number of Graduating Students in 2023 (International Students)
15 (4)
Completion Rate in 2023
57.9 %
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
57
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    184:57

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
22
12
4
1
0
39
68
Female
7
4
6
1
18
31
International Faculty
2
1
3
5

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2023

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
10
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
20

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
10
Main Pathways for International Students
日本経済大学 神戸三宮キャンパス
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㈱MTトレーディング
Kyndryl Japan
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Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
5
Information on Career Prospects
Internships and Other Opportunities
Career Support
Available
Link
Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus
Rokkodai 2nd Campus
1-1 Rokkodai-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
  • Halal food provided in the cafeteria and elsewhere (certified Halal)
  • Muslim-friendly food provided in the cafeteria and elsewhere (not certified Halal)
  • Free Wi-Fi for students

Entrance Exam for International Students

As at 17th 06 2024

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance examination provisions for international students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
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
  • 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 (Any other English Proficiency level Equipment to Entrance Qualification (not specified))
Remarks
  • Examination fees and other charges payable by credit card or online payment system
  • Exam must be taken in Japanese
Application Timing
Jan. / Aug.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students
  • 特別入試

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students

Tuition and Fees

As at 17th 06 2024

First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)

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

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

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
Link
Other Charges
Fees Charged during Student Short-time Leave
no payment

Special Payment Arrangements

As at 17th 06 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