About our Faculty: We cultivate human resources with innovative ideas integrating both arts and sciences through humanity-Oriented technology, HOT.

Based on our extensive academic background in the sciences, we offer an interdisciplinary education that provides for a wide range of knowledge and creativity. Our location in Fukuoka, a gateway to the rest of Asia, makes it easy for us to formacademic exchange agreements with universities abroad.

A variety of interdisciplinary styles of education:
5 Departments and 13 courses for the acquisition and refinement of intelligence and skills.

• Department of Biological and Environmental Chemistry
• Department of Electric and Electronic Engineering
• Department of Architecture and Design
• Department of Information and Computer Science
• Department of Management and Business

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Focusing on the key areas of "food", "energy", "environment", "information" and "management", we offer the opportunity to experience a cross-sectional education of Literature and Science, with academia-industry collaboration and regional contribution. This lets us achieve superior performance in Japan with respect tohigh-level job-placement in industry or as highly-prized.

About kindai university

Kindai University is one of Japan's leading universities, with 6 campuses in western Japan, 14 faculties, 48 departments and a junior college, to respond to a wide range of academic needs. Research areas include new and unique viewpoints. Among them are the development of close lifecycleaquaculture of Bluefin Tuna and eel-flavored Catfish.

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facts and figures

  • Number of applicants: 119,915 / No.1 among universities in Japan *1
  • World University Rankings 2015-2016: No.1 / among private universities in western Japan *2
  • Number of undergraduate students: 30,880 / No.4 among universities in Japan *3
  • Number of alumni who are company presidents: 6,262 / No.7 among universities in Japan *3
  • Number of full-time teachers: 1,312 / No.1 among private universities in western Japan *3
  • Amount of extramural funding(in US dollars): $20,327,292 *4
  • Number of R&D projects on consignment from private enterprises: 239 / No.2 among universities in Japan *5

*1: Applied via fiscal 2016 general entrance examinations
*2: Source: The Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2015-2016
*3: Source: University Rankings 2017, Asahi Shimbun Publications
*4: Source: University Rankings 2016, Asahi Shimbun Publications
*5: According to a 2015 study by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology
• Exchange rate US$1 = ¥110

International programs

International communication café, which is managed by foreign students and Japanese students having studied abroad, is aspace to enjoy communication while enjoying fresh ground coffee and beverages from all over the world. The menus are written in Japanese, English and Chinese, so that participant staff and guests can practice basic conversation when they order beverages. Furthermore, participants can consider and deepen their awareness of their own culture by studying foreign languages, cultures and work values through participating in café management.

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Tuition Fees

  • (Unit:Yen)
  • Departments
  • Year total
  • Department of Biological and
    Environmental Chemistry

    1st year

    1,518,500 (Enrollment Fee 250,000 included)

  • Department of Electric
    and Electronic Engineering

    2nd year

    1,298,500

  • Department of Architecture
    and Design

    3rd year

    1,328,500

  • Department of Information
    and Computer Science

    4th year

    1,358,500

  • Department of Management
    and Business
  • 1st year

    1,143,500 (Enrollment Fee 250,000 included)

  • 2nd year

    1,298,500

  • 3rd year

    1,328,500

  • 4th year

    1,358,500

Scholarships

A variety of scholarships are available for international students. These are divided into three main categories according to sponsors. Some scholarships must be applied for prior to arrival in Japan or entering school in Japan, while others are to be applied for after enrollment. Please note that the application periods and selection methods vary depending on each scholarship. For detailed information, please refer to the respective websites.

Access

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