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Kobe University

神戸大学 (こうべだいがく) 

Graduate School of Human Development and Environment

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Human Development
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Arts)
Human Development
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Education)
Human Environmental Science
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Arts)
Human Environmental Science
First Stage of Doctoral Program (Master's degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Science)
Human Development
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy)
Human Development
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Education)
Human Environmental Science
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy)
Human Environmental Science
Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Science)
Academic Calendar

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

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

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

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 Affairs Section
078-803-7924
hudev-kyomu@office.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
Study Abroad Programs
3 mos
Exchange Programs with Partner Institutions Overseas
Link 1 yr
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs

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

Students

As of May 1, 2020

total
273
Students

Students

Number of International Students by Nationality

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

Number of Spring Admissions
87
Number of Spring International Admissions
12
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
13
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
96 (20)
Completion Rate in 2020
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2020

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
18
Number of Spring International Admissions
2
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
8
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
7 (2)
Completion Rate in 2020
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2020

Faculty

As of May 1, 2020

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
94
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    273:94

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
34
32
4
70
74
Female
10
13
1
24
25
International Faculty

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2020

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

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
6
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
60

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
4
Main Pathways for International Students
e.g. 上海住友商事(Sumitomo Corporation (Shanghai) Limited),富士通(FUJITSU LIMITED),ウィルテック(WILLTEC Co., Ltd.),瑞光(ZUIKO Corporation)
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
3
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 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
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
  • 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
Remarks
  • Exam must be taken in Japanese
Application Timing
Aug.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)

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

  • General
  • Special selection for working adults
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students

Second Stage of Doctoral Program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students

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

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