Kobe University
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Kobe University

神戸大学  (こうべだいがく) 

Graduate School of Agricultural Science

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Agricultural Engineering and Socio-Economics
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Agriculture)
Bioresource Science
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Agriculture)
Agrobioscience
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Agriculture)
Agricultural Engineering and Socio-Economics
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Agricultural Science)
Agricultural Engineering and Socio-Economics
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy)
Bioresource Science
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Agricultural Science)
Bioresource Science
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy)
Agrobioscience
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Agricultural Science)
Agrobioscience
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 / quarter
Entry Timing: Apr. Oct.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Jun. / Oct. / Dec.

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester / quarter
Entry Timing: Apr. Oct.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Jun. / Oct. / Dec.
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
“Kobe Global Graduate Program for Agricultural Science” is a course targeted at international students and is offered in English.

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
Available
Link
“Kobe Global Graduate Program for Agricultural Science” is a course targeted at international
students and is offered in English.

Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
Student Affairs Section
+81(78)803 5928
ans-kyomu@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
Exchange Programs with Partner Institutions Overseas
Link 1 yr
Study Abroad Programs
1 yr
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs

MEXT Research Students Scholarship
Prospective Students may Apply
Types of Professional Qualifications
  • Teacher's License
Link

Students

As of May 1, 2023

total
319
Students

Students

Number of International Graduated Students Local Students
36 283

Number of International Students by Nationality

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

Number of Spring Admissions
125
Number of Spring International Admissions
3
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
1
Number of Graduating Students in 2023 (International Students)
123 (16)
Completion Rate in 2023
99 %
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2023

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
13
Number of Spring International Admissions
5
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
Number of Graduating Students in 2023 (International Students)
13 (6)
Completion Rate in 2023
66.7 %
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2023
Number of Graduating Students in 2023 (International Students)
(22)
Completion Rate in 2023
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
88
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    319:88

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
33
25
20
78
88
Female
0
3
7
10
11
International Faculty
1
1
2
2

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2023

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

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
9
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
106

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
12
Main Pathways for International Students
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
Information on Career Prospects
Internships and Other Opportunities
  • Internships/training outside Japan (Convert to credit)
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 13th 07 2024

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance examination provisions for international students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
Kobe Global Graduate Program for Agricultural Science (Master’s program)
Link
Kobe Global Graduate Program for Agricultural Science (Doctoral program)
Link
Doctoral Course For Foreign-Government or Private scholarship Students
Link
Doctoral Course For Students of Inter-Faculty Academic Agreement Universities
Link
Consultation for Prospective Students Overseas
Special Arrangement on Admission for Persons with Disabilities
  • 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 (IELTS)
Remarks
  • Exams offered outside Japan/interviews during admissions screening conducted abroad (including instances where applicants may come to Japan before receiving an admission decision)
  • Travel to Japan not required before admission procedure
Application Timing
Feb. / May. / Jul. / Nov.

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

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students

Tuition and Fees

As at 13th 07 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 13th 07 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