Kumamoto University
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Kumamoto University

熊本大学  (Kumamoto Daigaku) 

Updates

Overview

Kumamoto University

University/Junior College

University

Co-ed/Women Only

Co-ed

Year of Foundation

1949

History
Vision and Mission
Official Website
English
Link
Features
TEL
Email
Contact Info (for International Students)
Global Education Division
gji-ryugaku@jimu.kumamoto-u.ac.jp

Schools

As of May 1, 2022

Faculty of Letters
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Science
School of Medicine
School of Pharmacy
Faculty of Engineering
Graduate School of Education
Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences
Graduate School of Science and Technology
Graduate School of Science and Technology
Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Graduate School of Health Sciences
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

International Networks

Membership of International University Associations
Partnerships with Overseas Institutions
Numbers of Partner Institutions Overseas for Student Exchange
Numbers of Partner Institutions Overseas for Research
Office for Concluding Partnerships

Data Collection

As of May 1, 2022

Number of Full-time Academic Staff/Faculty Members
843

9,525
students

Total Enrollment

International
Students
Local Students
345 9,180

7,589
students

Undergraduate Enrollment

International
Students
Local Students
39 7,550

1,936
students

Graduate Enrollment

International
Students
Local Students
306 1,630

Third-party Quality Assurance

Institutional Accreditation
  • Institutional Certified Evaluation and Accreditation - NIAD-QE (2022)
Program Accreditation
  • School of Medicine

    School of Medicine (Bachelor)

    JACME - JACME (2020)

  • School of Pharmacy

    School of Parmacy (Bachelor)

    JABPE - JABPE (2020)

  • Faculty of Engineering

    Civil and Environmental Engineering/Urban and Regional Planning Design Education Program (Bachelor)

    JABEE - JABEE (2018)

  • Faculty of Engineering

    Architecture and Building Engineering Education Program (Bachelor)

    JABEE - JABEE (2021)

  • Faculty of Engineering

    Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Systems Education Program (Bachelor)

    JABEE - JABEE (2018)

  • Faculty of Engineering

    Electrical Engineering/Electronic Engineering Education Program (Bachelor)

    JABEE - JABEE (2021)

  • Graduate School of Education

    Graduate School of Education (Professional Degree)

    Certified Evaluation and Accreditation for Professional Graduate Schools - IETE (2022)

Campus Location

Main Campus

Kurokami South Campus

2-39-1 Kurokami, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, 860-8555, Kumamoto Google Map

Schools:


Location Type and Access
Metropolitan Link
Facilities and Services
  • Rest areas
  • 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

Other Campus

Campus

Kurokami North Campus

2-40-1 Kurokami, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, 860-8555, Kumamoto Google Map

Schools:

Graduate School of Social and Cultural Sciences
Location Type and Access
Metropolitan Link
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic grounds and facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Rest areas
  • 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
Campus

Honjo-Kuhonji Campus

1-1-1 Honjo, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, 860-8556, Kumamoto Google Map

Schools:

Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Location Type and Access
Metropolitan Link
Facilities and Services
  • Rest areas
  • Barrier-free universal design
  • Cafeteria/On-campus store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students
Campus

Honjo-Kuhonji Campus

4-24-1 Kuhonji, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, 862-0976, Kumamoto Google Map

Schools:

Graduate School of Health Sciences
Location Type and Access
Metropolitan Link
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic grounds and facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Rest areas
  • 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
Campus

Oe Campus

5-1 Oehonmachi, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, 862-0973, Kumamoto Google Map

Schools:

Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Location Type and Access
Metropolitan Link
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic grounds and facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Rest areas
  • Barrier-free universal design
  • Cafeteria/On-campus store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students

Dormitories/School-supported Housing

Halls of Residence/Dormitories provided
Provided
Monthly Fees in Yen:
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Men
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
  • Short-term exchange student
  • Long-term exchange student
  • Family with several members
Monthly Fees in Yen:
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Men
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student

Accommodation Support

Other Housing and Accommodation
Information on Housing and University Guarantor Available
Link
Accommodation Support for International Academic Staff
Academic Staff Housing Provided

Link

Employment Opportunities on Campus

Employment Opportunities
  • Part-time jobs on campus; TAs and RAs
  • Introductions from the university or university coop for part-time jobs

Health Care

Physical and Mental Health Support (for International Students)
  • Physical Assistance / Mental Counseling in Japanese
  • Health Check
  • Limited Medical Assistance
Link
Facilities and Services
  • Rest areas
  • 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
Disability Support Services
  • Student mutual support (e.g., note taking)
  • Consultation service (in Japanese)
Link

Safety

Crisis Management
Available
Link

Libraries

Libraries
Kumamoto University Library Link

Centers and Institutes

Web Pages of Centers and Institutes
Published Academic Articles and Citations
Campus Publication