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Kobe University

神戸大学 (こうべだいがく) 

Graduate School of Business Administration

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Business Administration
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Arts in Business Administration)
Business Administration
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Arts in Commerce)
Advanced Management
Professional Degree Program
2
Masters
(Business Administration)
Business Administration
Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Business Administration)
Business Administration
Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Commerce)
Academic Calendar

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

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

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: year-round
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr.

Professional Degree Program

Academic Calendar: year-round
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr.
List of Courses and Schedule
Curriculum
Link
Syllabus
Link
List of Courses and Schedule
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
Available
Link
SESAMI Program is academically oriented, and it will advance the frontiers of knowledge and practice in the fields of strategic entrepreneurship and sustainability alliance management founding on a thorough understanding of a wide range of management disciplines.

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
Available
Link
SESAMI Program is academically oriented, and it will advance the frontiers of knowledge and practice in the fields of strategic entrepreneurship and sustainability alliance management founding on a thorough understanding of a wide range of management disciplines.

Professional Degree Program
Unavailable


Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
Academic affairs section of Graduate School of Business Administration
+81(78)803 7260
bkyomu@b.kobe-u.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
Application Form
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
Students may Apply
Link
MEXT Research Students Scholarship

Types of Professional Qualifications

Students

As of May 1, 2019

total
360
Students

Students

Number of International Students by Nationality

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

Number of Spring Admissions
41
Number of Spring International Admissions
34
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
27
Number of Graduating Students in 2019 (International Students)
42 (18)
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
21
Number of Spring International Admissions
6
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
Number of Graduating Students in 2019 (International Students)
27 (7)
Completion Rate in 2019
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2019

Professional Degree Program

Number of Spring Admissions
69
Number of Spring International Admissions
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
Number of Graduating Students in 2019 (International Students)
71 ()
Completion Rate in 2019
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2019

Faculty

As of May 1, 2019

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
67
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    360:67

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
42
17
1
60
89
Female
3
4
7
10
International Faculty
4
4
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
10
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
27

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
21

Professional Degree Program

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
71
Main Pathways for International Students
e.g.母国や日本の大学の教員、国内外の企業(商社、金融、製造業、情報通信業等)
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
7
Information on Career Prospects
Internships and Other Opportunities
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

Third-party Quality Assurance

Program Accreditation
  • (Professional Degree)

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

Entrance Exam for International Students

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
外国人特別入試・博士課程前期課程(Ⅰ期/Ⅱ期)
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
  • Intention can be expressed using an AAC device or computer
  • 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
Options for Testing / Qualifications
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Japanese as a Foreign Language
  • Levels in Japanese Language Proficiency Test (N1)
Remarks
Application Timing
Jul. / Dec.

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)
  • Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students

Professional Degree Program

  • Special selection for working adults

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • Special selection for working adults

Tuition and Fees

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

Professional Degree Program

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link

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
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