Kumamoto University

Global Thinking and Local Action
Kumamoto University was founded in 1949 as a national university. We seek to cultivate an open mind with a broad view, a creative imagination, the ability to solve problems, and the aptitude to communicate internationally.

School Address:
2-39-1 Kurokami Chuo-ku Kumamoto, 860-8555 JAPAN
2-40-1 Kurokami Chuo-ku Kumamoto, 860-8555 JAPAN
1-1-1 Honjo Chuo-ku Kumamoto, 860-8556 JAPAN
2-2-1 Honjo Chuo-ku Kumamoto, 860-0811 JAPAN
4-24-1 Kuhonji Chuo-ku Kumamoto, 862-0976 JAPAN

Introduction videos from Kumamoto University

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Photo Gallery

1.五高記念館 (2)
The Fifth High School
Kumamoto University Library
3.にほんごではなそう (2)
Japanese Language Exchange
4.Summer Program
Summer Program
Cafeteria “FORICO”
International House

Application Requirements / Open Campus Information for International Students

Enrollment April, October
English-only Admission Available
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※GSST:Graduate School of Science and Technology
※GSMS:Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Courses in English Available
Faculties that can be completed with English-only lectures Unavailable
Courses that can be completed with English-only lectures Available
Scholarships for Non-Japanese Students Unavailable
Dormitories Available
Entrance Exams for International Students Privately-funded International Students
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Entrance Exams for Returnees Entrance examination for retunees (Faculty of Law, Faculty of Engineering and Technology)
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Entrance Exams that are available overseas Online interviews are partially available

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Click here to download documents/applications(GSST)
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Support Center

We have “Student Accessibility Support Room” to assist you and deal with your study concerns. We support international students seeking employment at Japanese Companies through the CDP+K program.


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