Kindai University

Kindai University is now one of western Japan’s largest universities, comprising 14 faculties with 48 departments, 11 graduate schools, a graduate law school, 17 research facilities, two junior colleges, 18 associated primary and secondary schools, and two teaching hospitals. 

Master's Programmes



In 1949, Osaka Technical College (founded in 1925) merged with Osaka Science and Engineering University (founded in 1943) to establish Kindai University. Over the past 90 years, we have created a comprehensive educational organization with a growing reputation.


  • Faculty of Informatics

  • Faculty of Law

  • Faculty of Economics

  • Faculty of Business Administration

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering

  • Faculty of Architecture

  • Faculty of Pharmacy

  • Faculty of Literature, Arts and Cultural Studies

  • Faculty of Applied Sociology

  • Faculty of International Studies

  • Faculty of Agriculture

  • Faculty of Medicine

  • Faculty of Biology-Oriented Science and Technology

  • Faculty of Engineering

  • Faculty of Humanity-Oriented Science and Engineering


  • Aquaculture Research Institute
  • Experimental Farm
  • Atomic Energy Research Institute
  • Science and Technology Research Institute
  • Bio-Coke Research Institute
  • Advanced Technology Research Institute
  • Fundamental Technology for Next Generation Research Institute
  • Agricultural Technology and Innovation Research Institute
  • Cyber Informatics Research Institute


The mission of the Career Center is to help enable students to achieve their individual career goals. We offer a wide range of support services, including assistance in drafting cover letters, organizing resumes, and relevant job-search advice. We can also provide career guidance to international students on a regular basis.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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Housing services

There are no dormitories, but there are many rental housing near the university. Please contact the Global Education Center and the Student Affairs Division of the Student Affairs Department for information.

Library services

The Central Library provides the latest in library services, and boasts approximately 1.5 million books, 13,000 journals/magazines, 50,000 electronic journals and e-books, and a database to support our 650,000 annual users. The Central Library is located at the Higashiosaka Campus, and we have libraries at other campuses as well.

Medical services

  • KINDAI University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine
  • Nara Hospital, KINDAI University Faculty of Medicine
  • Kansai International Airport Clinic

Student Life

Campus life

Kindai University has campuses across Japan, from Hokkaido in the north to Kagoshima in the south. Higashiosaka City, in Osaka Prefecture, is home to our main campus. Each of the university’s campuses is strongly involved with local communities, with research facilities opening in regions appropriate to the specific area of research.

Sports facilities

  • Sumo
  • Karate
  • Sado
  • Archery
  • Boxing
  • Baseball
  • Swimming

Student clubs

Kindai University has nearly 300 clubs and interest groups (known as “circles”) to enhance students’ overall university experience.They range from varsity athletic teams ranked amongst the highest in Japan, to circles that let students pursue various cultural interests.Introduced here are sports clubs that have achieved outstanding results and clubs that focus on traditional Japanese culture.


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.


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