Kobe University


Location: Hyogo
Type of institution: National coed
Contact: International Student Exchange Division
1-1 Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 657-8501
TEL: +81-78-803-5265         FAX: +81-78-803-5289
Mail: intl-student@office.kobe-u.ac.jp
Website: http://www.kobe-u.ac.jp
Profile
Kobe University is one of the oldest national universities in Japan.Its history traces back to the establishment of Kobe Higher Commercial School in 1902. The university is made up of 11 faculties, 14 graduate schools, one research institute and many centers covering the four disciplines of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and bio-medical sciences.

No. of Professors (full-time/part-time): 550/0
No. of Countries of Origin: 78
No. of Undergraduate Degree Students: 11951
No. of International Undergraduate Degree Students: 111
No. of Graduate Degree Students: 4430
No. of International Graduate Degree Students: 759
No. of Associate Professors (full-time/part-time): 425/0
No. of International Students (Degree/Non-Degree): 870/238
No. of Exchange Agreements: 204
No. of Countries with Exchange Agreements: 46
No. of Exchange Students (Receiving): 87
No. of Exchange Students (Sending): 76
No. of International Students who got a job in Japan: 49

Undergraduate Programs
Agriculture
Agricultural Engineering and Economics
Agro-bioscience
Bioresource Science
Business Administration
Business Administration
Economics
Economics
Engineering
Architecture
Chemical Science and Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Computer and Systems Engineering
Human Development
Human Behavior
Human Expression
Human Development and Education
Human Environmental Science
Intercultural Studies
Intercultural Studies
Law
Law
Letters
Social Culture
Cognitive Studies
History
Literature
Philosophy
Maritime Sciences
Marine Engineering
Maritime Technology Management
Maritime Logistics
Medicine
Medicine
Science
Mathematics
Physics
Chemistry
Biology
Earth and Planetary Sciences
Graduate Programs
Agriculture
Agricultural Engineering and Economics (M,D)
Agro-bioscience (M,D)
Bioresource Science (M,D)
Business Administration
Accounting (D)
Research-based Education (M)
Commerce (D)
Management (D)
System Informatics
Computational Science (M,D)
Information Science (M,D)
Systems Science (M,D)
Economics
Economics (M,D)
Engineering
Architecture (M,D)
Chemical Science and Engineering (M,D)
Civil Engineering (M,D)
Electrical and Electronic Engineering (M,D)
Mechanical Engineering (M,D)
Health Sciences
Health Sciences (M,D)
Humanities
Human Cultural Studies (M,D)
Human Social Dynamics (M,D)
Human Development
Education and Learning (M,D)
Psychological Development and Health Promotion (M,D)
Human Behavior (M,D)
Human Expression (M,D)
Human Environmental Science (M,D)
Intercultural Studies
Cultural Interaction (M,D)
Culture and Globalization (M,D)
Law
Academic Legal Studies (D)
Academic Program (M)
Advanced Studies Program (M)
Professional Legal Education (D)
Political Science (D)
Maritime Sciences
Maritime Sciences (M,D)
Medicine
Biomedical Sciences (M)
Medical Sciences (D)
International Cooperation Studies
International Studies (M,D)
Development and Economics (M,D)
International Law (M,D)
Politics and Area Studies (M,D)
Science
Mathematics (M,D)
Physics (M,D)
Chemistry (M,D)
Biology (M,D)
Earth and Planetary Sciences (M,D)

Special Programs for International Students
A variety of credit and non-credit Japanese language courses. International graduate programs in English are offered at the Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies.
Service for International Students
Tutoring system, One day excursion tour, Health clinic, Personal/psychological counseling, University dormitory, Home visits, Cultural exchange program.
International Student Alimni Network
Kobe University Alumni Association in Korea,
Kobe University Alumni Association in Taiwan,
Kobe University Alumni Association in Japan,
Kobe University Alumni Association in China
[Dalian, Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong areas],
Kobe University Alumni Association in Vietnam
[Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh areas],Kobe University Alumni Association in Indonesia
[Jakarta, Bandung and 4 other areas],
Kobe University Alumni Association in Thailand,
Kobe University Alumni Association in Malaysia,
Kobe University Alumni Association in Singapore,
Kobe University Alumni Association in Europe