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Kyushu University

744 Motooka Nishi-ku Fukuoka View map
Japan
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Public
Very High
18,668
2,738
2,105

Overview

Kyushu University's history can be traced back to 1903 when it was established as Fukuoka Medical College affiliated to Kyoto Imperial University. In 1911, Kyushu Imperial University was re-established as one of the former seven imperial universities in Japan, and it was renamed to Kyushu University in 1947. In its history of nearly 100 years, Kyushu University has contributed to higher education in Japan. In October 2003, the university has taken advantage of new research opportunities by integrating the Kyushu Institute of Design. This integration created a unique academic environment where Science of Kyushu University and Aesthetic sense and creativity of the Kyushu Institute of Design were merged. Kyushu University was reorganized to become a national university corporation in April 2005, having been striving for further progress of education and research. Kyushu University has 8 campuses including the newly built campus in Ito area. The Faculty of Engineering moved to Ito Campus in October 2006, and other faculties will be relocated over the next ten years. With an undergraduate enrollment of 12011 and a graduate enrollment of 7186, Kyushu University has currently 11 undergraduate schools, 17 graduate schools, 3 attached research instititions and 1 university hospital. There are 3258 faculty...

University Highlights

Total students - 18,668

37%
63%

International students - 2,105

16%
84%

Total faculty staff - 2,738

254
2484

Total students - 18,668

37%
63%

International students - 2,105

16%
84%

Total faculty staff - 2,738

2484
254
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