Kinki University

Kinki University offers learning for the real world—a focus that puts our research programs at the international forefront of addressing complex food supply, energy, and environmental issues. With vibrant campuses, compelling curricula, and practical field studies, Kinki University shapes caring global citizens who can inspire trust and respect.

Master's Programmes


In 1949, Osaka Technical College (founded in 1925) merged with Osaka Science and Engineering University (started in 1943) to establish Kinki University. These 90 years of history have witnessed the creation of a comprehensive educational organization with a growing reputation.Kinki University is now one of western Japan’s largest universities, comprising 13 faculties with 48 departments, 11 graduate schools, a graduate law school, 20 research facilities, two junior colleges, 18 associated primary and secondary schools, and three teaching hospitals. Committed to meeting the needs of today’s rapidly changing society, the university aims to continue expanding its educational programs and facilities.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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All of the university’s academic programs are fully accredited by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology as well as by the National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation.

Osaka-shi, Osaka, Japan


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