Kyoto University

Location: Kyoto
Type of institution: National coed
Contact: Foreign Student Division
Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 606-8501
TEL: +81-75-753-2543         FAX: +81-75-753-2562
Kyoto University was founded in June, 1897 and it has a long history and proud traditions. The main campus is located in the historic city of Kyoto, a center of traditional Japanese culture. Since its founding, the University has been dedicated to furthering higher education and fostering an atmosphere of free academic exchange. Graduates of the University play important roles in both international and national affairs, acting as leaders in politics, industry and society. At present, Kyoto University is comprised of ten faculties, seventeen graduate schools including professional degree programs, thirteen research institutes, eighteen educational institutes and other establishments (as of May, 2007). Approximately 1,300 out of 23,000 are from more than 80 overseas countries, which the makes campuses culturally diverse.

No. of Professors (full-time/part-time): 997/0
No. of Countries of Origin: 80
No. of Undergraduate Degree Students: 13381
No. of International Undergraduate Degree Students: 139
No. of Graduate Degree Students: 9377
No. of International Graduate Degree Students: 855
No. of Associate Professors (full-time/part-time): 765/0
No. of International Students (Degree/Non-Degree): 855/247
No. of Exchange Agreements: 44
No. of Countries with Exchange Agreements: 19
No. of Exchange Students (Receiving): 63
No. of Exchange Students (Sending): 39

Undergraduate Programs
Agricultural Sciences
Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
Applied Life Sciences
Bioresource Science
Food Science and Technology
Forest and Biomaterials Science
Industrial Chemistry
Education (General)
Education Sciences
Electrical Engineering
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Engineering (Miscellaneous)
Engineering Science
Global Engineering
Earth and Planetary Sciences
Humanities (Miscellaneous)
Human Services
Literature, Linguistics and Area Studies(General)
Informatics and Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics and Mathematical Analysis
Health Science
Medical Science
Natural Science (Miscellaneous)
Natural Science
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Physics and Astronomy
Social Sciences (Miscellaneous)
Human and Social Sciences
Graduate Programs
Agricultural Economics
Natural Resources Economics (M,D)
Agricultural Sciences
Agronomy and Horticultural Science (M,D)
Applied Bioscience (M,D)
Applied Life Sciences (M,D)
Forest and Biomaterials Science (M,D)
Architecture and Architectural Engineering (M,D)
Biological Science (M,D)
Life Science (M,D)
Systemic Life Science (M,D)
Business and Management
Economy and Business (M,D)
Chemical Engineering (M,D)
Chemistry (M,D)
Energy and Hydrocarbon Chemistry (M,D)
Polymer Chemistry (M,D)
Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry (M,D)
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering (M,D)
Electronic Science and Engineering (M,D)
Energy Engineering
Energy Conversion Science (M,D)
Energy Science and Technology (M,D)
Fundamental Energy Science (M,D)
Socio-Environmental Energy Science (M,D)
Engineering (Miscellaneous)
Aeronautics and Astronautics (M,D)
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Management (M,D)
Environmental Science and Technology (M,D)
Global Environmental Studies (M,D)
Urban and Environmental Engineering (M,D)
Food Science
Food Sciences (M,D)
Earth Resources Engineering (M,D)
Earth and Planetary Sciences (M,D)
History (M,D)
Humanities (Miscellaneous)
Classical and Contemporary Cultures (M,D)
Structure of Culture (M,D)
Studies in Contemporary Science (M,D)
Studies in Cultural Coexistence (M,D)
International Studies
African Area Studies (M,D)
Legal Studies (M,D)
Literature, Linguistics and Area Studies(General)
Literary Arts (M,D)
South and West Asian Studies (M,D)
Applied Mathematics and Physics (M,D)
Mathematics and Mathematical Analysis (M,D)
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Physics and Mechanics (M,D)
Mechanical Engineering (M,D)
Precision Engineering (M,D)
Health Science (M)
Medical Science (M,D)
Medicine (D)
Public Health (M,D)
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Life Science (M,D)
Pharmacy and Biomedicinal Sciences (M,D)
Physical and Organic Chemistry (M,D)
Philosophy (M,D)
Political Science
Political Studies (M,D)
Behavioral Studies (M,D)
System Science and Engineering
Applied Analysis and Complex Dynamical Systems (M,D)
System Science (M,D)

Special Programs for International Students
International Doctoral Program in Engineering, International Doctoral Program in Engineering for Sustainbility, International Doctoral Program in Energy Science, International training Program for young ICT researchers
Service for International Students
Supplemental Japanese language classes, tutoring system, Health clinic, counseling, housing information, part-time job information, cultural exchange program, etc.