Kobe University

Kobe University

country rank: 15
world rank: 709

University Overview

Kobe University was founded in 1902 and is a non-profit public higher-education school situated in the city of Kobe (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people), Hyogo. Kobe University is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution that is officially recognized by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. In a variety of fields of study, Kobe University provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 118-year-old Japanese university has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams. The admittance percentage ranges from 10% to 20%, making this Japanese higher education school very exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students at Kobe University have access to a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

University Identity

Founded 1902
Motto Integrity - Freedom - Cooperation

University Location

Address 1-1 Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku Kobe 657-8501 Hyogo Japan
Tel +81 (78) 803 5040
Fax +81 (78) 803 5049

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 1-1 Rokkodai, Nada Kobe 657-8501 (78) 803 5265

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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