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Kagoshima University

鹿児島大学 (Kagoshimadaigaku) 

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Overview

Kagoshima University

University/Junior College

University

Co-ed/Women Only

Co-ed

Year of Foundation

1949

History
Vision and Mission
Official Website
English
Link
Features
Strengthening of regional human resources development with a global perspective. Kagoshima University conducts educational reform through promoting higher education utilizing regional
characteristics and responding to the need to internationalize, reviewing relations between high schools and universities, enhancing the possibility for active learning, improving the quality assurance system for higher education and student support.
Promotion of academic research by utilizing the strengths and features of the university.
Kagoshima University develops academic research about regional society problems in the fields of island studies,
the environment, food & health, water, energy and disaster prevention research, in addition to international-standard
advanced research for infection control and experimental animal models.
Promotion of adult education and regional cooperation in accordance with the needs of
the local communities.
As a center for intellectual and cultural lifelong learning, Kagoshima University is deeply committed to collaboration
and development together with the regional organizations and the industry. Furthermore, the university takes the
lead in promoting social contribution through the Institute for Social Contribution, aiming to improve the recurrent
education and create innovation in the regional community.
Development of advanced education and research organizations.
Under the leadership of its President, Kagoshima University promotes advanced governance reforms. As the center
of education and research in the community, the university also endeavors to reorganize its administration and to
effectively redistribute the university resources through the restructuring of faculties and graduate schools and
expanding its regional center on the Amami lslands.
Link
TEL
81-99-285-7111
Email
Contact Info (for International Students)
International Student Office, International Cooperation Division, Student Affairs Department
ryugaku@kuas.kagoshima-u.ac.jp

Schools

As of May 1, 2019

Faculty of Law, Economics and the Humanities
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Fisheries
Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Graduate School of Education
Graduate School of Health Sciences
Graduate School of Science and Engineering
Graduate School of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Joint Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine
United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences

International Networks

Membership of International University Associations
Partnerships with Overseas Institutions
Numbers of Partner Institutions Overseas for Student Exchange
134
Numbers of Partner Institutions Overseas for Research
137
Office for Concluding Partnerships

International Cooperation Division, Student Affairs Department kjigyo@kuas.kagoshima-u.ac.jp

Data Collection

As of May 1, 2019

Overall Income
51,069,220,827 yen
Gift, Grant and Contract Income
3,287,423,924 yen
Competitive External Research Funds
1,068,639,759 yen
Number of Full-time Academic Staff/Faculty Members
1132

10326
students

Total Enrollment

8772
students

Undergraduate Enrollment

1554
students

Graduate Enrollment

Third-party Quality Assurance

Institutional Accreditation
  • Institutional Accreditation - NIAD-QE (2014)
Program Accreditation
  • Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

    Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Bachelor)

    Veterinary Educational Program Standards - JUAA (2019)

  • Clinical Psychology

    Graduate School of Clinical Psychology (Professional Degree)

    専門職大学院認証評価 - FJCBCP (2016)

Campus Location

Main Campus

Korimoto Campus

1-21-24 Korimoto, Kagoshima 890-8580, Kagoshima Google Map

Schools:

Faculty of Law, Economics and the Humanities , Faculty of Education , Faculty of Science , Faculty of Engineering , Faculty of Agriculture , Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine , Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences , Graduate School of Education , Graduate School of Science and Engineering , Graduate School of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries , Clinical Psychology , Joint Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine , United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences

The Campuses of Kagoshima University are located in Kagoshima City, which has a population of more than half a million and is the most populous area in the southernmost part of Japan.
Location Type and Access
Suburban 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
  • Halal food provided in the cafeteria and elsewhere (certified Halal)
  • Free Wi-Fi for students
  • Places for worship (Qibla indicated / washing place available)

Other Campus

Campus

Sakuragaoka Campus

8-35-1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890-8544, Kagoshima Google Map

Schools:

Faculty of Medicine , Faculty of Dentistry , Graduate School of Health Sciences , Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Location Type and Access
Suburban Link
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic Grounds and Facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Barrier-free Universal Design
  • Cafeteria/On-Campus Store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students
Campus

Shimoarata Campus

4-50-20 Shimoarata, Kagoshima 890-0056, Kagoshima Google Map

Schools:

Faculty of Fisheries , Graduate School of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Location Type and Access
Suburban Link
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic Grounds and Facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Barrier-free Universal Design
  • Cafeteria/On-Campus Store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students

Academic Support

Academic Support
  • Programs and support to strengthen language (Japanese) abilities
  • Support by fellow students (peer support/buddy system)
Cultural Experience Opportunities

Dormitories/School-supported Housing

Halls of Residence/Dormitories provided
Provided
Monthly Fees in Yen: 5,900
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: 11,900
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: 14,200
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: 4,700
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: 9,500
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: 11,900
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: 14,200
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: 25,000
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
唐湊寄宿舎(Student dormitory in Toso)
Monthly Fees in Yen: 4,300
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Men
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student
桜ヶ丘寄宿舎(Student dormitory in Sakuragaoka)
Monthly Fees in Yen: 5,900
The Dormitory Meals: Unavailable
Eligibility
  • Women
  • Undergraduate freshman
  • Undergraduate sophomore
  • Undergraduate junior
  • Undergraduate senior
  • Graduate student

Accommodation Support

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

Employment Opportunities on Campus

Employment Opportunities
  • Part-time jobs on campus; TAs and RAs
  • Peer support (with payment)
  • Introductions from the university or university coop for part-time jobs
  • Part-time jobs on campus; Others

Health Care

Physical and Mental Health Support (for International Students)
  • Physical Assistance / Mental Counseling in Japanese
  • Physical Assistance / Mental Counseling in Foreign Languages
  • Health Check
  • Limited Medical Assistance
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
  • Halal food provided in the cafeteria and elsewhere (certified Halal)
  • Free Wi-Fi for students
  • Places for worship (Qibla indicated / washing place available)
Disability Support Services
  • Student mutual support (e.g., note taking)
  • Consultation service (in Japanese)
  • Consultation service (in foreign language(s) such as English)

Safety

Crisis Management
Available

Libraries

Libraries
Kagoshima University Libraries Link

Centers and Institutes

Web Pages of Centers and Institutes
Published Academic Articles and Citations
Campus Publication
Newsletter-KU Today
Link
In-house Journals
Link