At a glance

  • 667 Undergraduates enrolled
  • 331 Graduates enrolled
  • 31 International students enrolled
  • 84 Faculty members

The Graduate School of Science offers 2-year Master's and 3-year Doctoral Programs. The school, consisting of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and Planetology departments, currently has 240 students studying in the master's, and 90 students studying in the doctoral.

After completing the Master's Program, many of the students go on to work for private companies as well as public sectors, utilizing their highly advanced knowledge in one of the natural science fields. The Doctoral Program aims at training future researchers who will work at universities, or research institutes.

The students are encouraged to contribute to the development of natural sciences as well as to master the fundamentals of research. After completing the Doctoral Program, students are granted the Doctor of Science, or the Doctor of Philosophy.

Master's and Doctoral Programs


  • Analysis
  • Algebra and Geometry
  • Applied Mathematics


  • Theoretical Physics
  • Particle Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics


  • Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Materials Structure Science
  • Theoretical Biochemstry


  • Biomolecular Organization
  • Biosignal Transduction
  • Biodiversity
  • Developmental Biology
  • Bioregulatory Science


  • Fundamental Planetology
  • Frontier Planetology


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Tel: +81(0)78-803-5761
E-mail: sci-soumu@office.kobe-u.

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