Kumamoto University

Master's Programmes

About

History

Kumamoto University was established under the National School Establishment Law, which reformed the preceding Japanese educational system. The new university incorporated the older institutions. At its establishment, The Fifth High School comprised six departments, with an enrollment of approximately 1,100 students.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2023
651 -60
2022
591 -30
2021
561
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2022
901
2021
901 -100
2020
801
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2023
1001
2022
1001
2021
1001
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2023
-
2022
-
2021
1016
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

Kumamoto University International House Residence A (55 rooms) was constructed in 1985 to house international students and foreign researchers, and to encourage educational and research exchanges. Later, in response to the increasing numbers of international students and foreign researchers, Residence B (57 rooms) was built in 1995, followed by Residence C (36 rooms), D (36 rooms) and E (48 rooms) in November 2009.

Student Reviews

Global leader course/ Kumamoto university
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

I belonged to the course called “Global Leader Course” and studied with international students. It was a good opportunity to communicate with people from other countries but I am not sure if the classes grew up my global leadership.

Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan

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