Kumamoto University


Location: Kumamoto
Type of institution: National coed
Contact: International Student Office
2-40-1 Kurokami, Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto 860-8555
TEL: +81-96-342-2133         FAX: +81-96-342-2130
Mail: gji-ryugaku@jimu.kumamoto-u.ac.jp
Website: http://www.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/univ-e.html
Profile
Kumamoto University has 7 faculities, 8 graduate schools and 14 centers, which supports a wide spectrum of educational and research activities. We also have more than 10,000 students including 300 international students from 40 countries. For over 100 years our university has been at the forefront of culture, advancing science and technology, and contributing to the development of the Japanese educational system.

No. of Professors (full-time/part-time): 348/0
No. of Countries of Origin: 40
No. of Undergraduate Degree Students: 8032
No. of International Undergraduate Degree Students: 63
No. of Graduate Degree Students: 2177
No. of International Graduate Degree Students: 157
No. of Associate Professors (full-time/part-time): 273/0
No. of International Students (Degree/Non-Degree): 157/20
No. of Exchange Agreements: 73
No. of Countries with Exchange Agreements: 23
No. of Exchange Students (Receiving): 44
No. of Exchange Students (Sending): 17

Undergraduate Programs
Architecture
Architectural Design
Architecture and Building Engineering
Design and Architecture
Architecture
Biology
Bio-System Engineering
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Applied Chemistry and Biochemistry
Materials Science and Engineering
Chemistry
Molecular Engineering
Civil Engineering
Architecture and Civil Engineering
Environmental and Civil Engineering
Regional Environmental Engineering
Structural Engineering
Urban Engineering
Communication
Communication and Information Studies
Language Communication
Media and Communication Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Communication and Computer Engineering
Environmental and Information Studies
Instructional Systems
Crafts and Design
Art and Design
Education (Special Education)
Special Needs Education Teacher's Curriculum
Education (Teacher Training)
Elementary School Teacher's Curriculum
Junior High School Teacher's Curriculum
School Health Teacher's Curriculum
Electrical Engineering
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Geology
Earth and Environments
Geology
History
Asian History
Cultural History
History
Japanese History
Oriental History
Western History
Law
Law
Jurisprudence
Literature, Linguistics and Area Studies(General)
Literature
Comparative Literature
English Language and Literature
French Language
German Language
Cultural Sciences
Mathematics
Information and Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Statistical Science
Mechanical Engineering
Intelligent Machine Engineering
Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Medicine
Anatomy
Bio-Signal Analysis
Medicine
Environmental Health and Community Medicine
Integrative Control of Biological Functions
Medical Sciences
Molecular Biology
Pathological Bio-dynamics
Physical Therapy
Physiology and Related Sciences
Reproductive and Developmental Medicine
Social Medicine
Nursing
Nursing, Health Sciences
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Philosophy
Psychology
Psychology
Graduate Programs
Architecture
Architecture and Environmental Design (M,D)
Civil and Structural Engineering (M,D)
Biology
Bioapplied Chemistry (M,D)
Chemistry
Applied Chemistry and Biochemistry (M,D)
Materials Science and Engineering (M,D)
Civil Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering (M,D)
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer Science and Communication Engineering (M,D)
Education (Special Education)
Special Education (M)
Education (Teacher Training)
Educational Practice (M)
School Subject Methodology and Practice (M)
Teaching Methodology (M)
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Materials Science (M,D)
Engineering (Miscellaneous)
Measurement Contorol (M,D)
Environmental Sciences
Earth and Environmental Sciences (M,D)
Environment and Life Engineering (M,D)
Human Environment (M,D)
History
Asian History (M)
Cultural History (M)
History (M)
Western History (M)
Humanities (Miscellaneous)
Integrated Human Studies (M,D)
Modern Social Human Studies (M)
Law
Law (M)
Public Policy Studies (M,D)
Literature, Linguistics and Area Studies(General)
Literature (M)
Comparative Literature (M)
English Language and Literature (M)
French Language (M)
German Language (M)
Cultural Sciences (M)
Mathematics
Applied Mathematics (M,D)
Mathematics and Engineering (M,D)
Mechanical Engineering
Advanced Mechanical Systems (M,D)
Intelligent Mechanical Systems (M,D)
Mechanical System Engineering (M)
Medicine
Biomedical Information (D)
Clinical Basic Medicine (D)
Ecology (D)
Environmental Health and Community Medicine (M,D)
Etiopathogenesis (D)
Integrative Control of Biological Functions (D)
Life Sciences and Radiation Research (D)
Medical Imaging (M,D)
Otorhinolaryngology (D)
Pathological Science (D)
Social Medicine (D)
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Drug Development (M,D)
Medicinal Sciences (M,D)
Molecular and Genomic Pharmacy (M,D)
Religion
Culture of Religion (M)

Special Programs for International Students
Masters and Doctoral Special Program Course authorized in English (Graduate School of Science and Technology), Doctoral Special Program Course authorized in English (Graduate School of Medical Sciences), Japanese Language and Studies Course, Intensive Japanese Course, Short Term Exchange Program.
Service for International Students
Japanese language class, tutor system, advisers for international students, various scholarships, tution exemption, personal/psychological counseling, university dormitory for international students(Kumamoto University International House), Health Consultation, Periodic Medical Check-up, study trip, cultural exchange programs.