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Kyushu University

Location

744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka, JP, Fukuoka City Japan

Ranking

# =167QS World University Rankings

About Kyushu University

Founded in 1911, Kyushu University is a leading research-oriented institute of higher education in Fukuoka, which is historically renowned as Japan\'s gateway to Asia for profound cultural and economin interactions due to its geographical proximity to continental Asia.

The University celebrated its first centennial anniversary in 2011 and is taking bold steps forward into its second century. With an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, it is comprised of 12 undergraduate schools, 18 graduate schools, 17 faculties, 5 research institutes, and a hospital, as well as over 50 affiliated research centers. The University\'s 12th undergraduate school, the School of Interdisciplinary Science and Innovation was launched in April 2018. The international student population is more than 2,200, representing about 100 countries and regions and reflecting our steadfast commitment to internationalization.

The new, state-of-art Ito Campus is designed for the development of next-generation technologies, with  particular focus on the research center that reflects our high regard for the preservation of green areas, groundwater, landscape,  and historical remains, and has achieved harmonious co-existence with its surrounding natural environment.

About Kyushu University

Founded in 1911, Kyushu University is a leading research-oriented institute of higher education in Fukuoka, which is historically renowned as Japan\'s gateway to Asia for profound cultural and economin interactions due to its geographical proximity to continental Asia.

The University celebrated its first centennial anniversary in 2011 and is taking bold steps forward into its second century. With an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, it is comprised of 12 undergraduate schools, 18 graduate schools, 17 faculties, 5 research institutes, and a hospital, as well as over 50 affiliated research centers. The University\'s 12th undergraduate school, the School of Interdisciplinary Science and Innovation was launched in April 2018. The international student population is more than 2,200, representing about 100 countries and regions and reflecting our steadfast commitment to internationalization.

The new, state-of-art Ito Campus is designed for the development of next-generation technologies, with  particular focus on the research center that reflects our high regard for the preservation of green areas, groundwater, landscape,  and historical remains, and has achieved harmonious co-existence with its surrounding natural environment.

University information

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Rankings & ratings

Kyushu University is one of the top universities in Fukuoka City, Japan. It is ranked #=167 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #128
  • 2014
    #133
  • 2015
    #126
  • 2016
    #142
  • 2017
    #135
  • 2018
    #128
  • 2019
    #=126
  • 2020
    #132
  • 2021
    #124
  • 2022
    #137
  • 2023
    #135
  • 2024
    #=164
  • 2025
    #=167

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