Kurume University

Kurume University is a comprehensive university with 6 faculties, 13 departments and 4 graduate schools. 

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The university is located in Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefecture, and has four campuses and facilities in the city. In addition, we have set up a Fukuoka satellite in Tenjin, Fukuoka (6th floor of the Elgala office) and hold public lectures for working adults.


Aiming to be a "research base university that creates healthy" next generations "and" people, "we will continue to strive to further improve the quality of education and research.

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Library services

The university has an environment that supports the motivation of each student, including a library that boasts a collection of about 930,000 books and an information education center that has about 1,000 computers. Another unique feature of the university is that it has a full range of school cafeterias and gym facilities that support the important body of the student days.

Medical services

The university hospital has the only advanced critical care center and doctor helicopter in Fukuoka prefecture, and supports medical care in northern Kyushu in cooperation with various medical institutions. We also contribute to the enhancement of regional medical care by holding lectures on medical care for citizens and workshops for training medical professionals.

Student Life

Campus life

The Asahimachi Campus, where the Faculty of Medicine (Department of Medicine / Nursing) is located, is home to advanced critical care centers, university hospitals equipped with doctor helicopters, and medical research institutes and centers. You can study in a fulfilling environment where you can experience the field of advanced medical care and advanced research.


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