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Outstanding research opportunities
- Building on over 100 years of history, we have achieved a global standard of research in the humanities and social sciences.
- Our research in the natural sciences produces world-class advanced technologies in collaboration with overseas universities and research institutes.
- We create innovation through entrepreneurship-based education and pioneering new academic fields beyond the categories of humanities or sciences.
A Master’s Degree program in English taught by world-renowned professors:
Global Master’s Programs
Immerse yourself in all things Japanese in the historic city of Kobe: Education Program on Current Japan
Be part of the future of stem cell research:
Department of iPS Cell Applications
Looking beyond war and natural disasters:
Cutting-edge research in marine supervolcanoes:
A technology that will revolutionize our daily lives:
Between Mt. Rokko and Osaka Bay, a beautiful campus awaits you at Kobe University. These surroundings, together with the University’s open and welcoming attitude, are sure to make your research or studies here a truly fulﬁlling experience.
Expand your horizons!
302 universities and research institutions have academic agreements with Kobe University: it is a "hub campus", where global talent gathers and steps out into the world.
1 in every 14 students is an international student, rising to 1 in every 6 students at the graduate school level. The number of international students is growing every year, and Kobe University aims to double this and accommodate 2000 students by 2020.
94% of international students said their experience at Kobe University was "very good" or "good". They were especially enthusiastic about the high levels of student support and the beautiful campus.
13 countries have Kobe University International Alumni Network branches, providing international support for partnerships between business and academia.