Kagoshima University (Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture) has announced that it will recruit "International Bacarolea" qualifications from all faculties except the Faculty of Education from the 2016 enrollment selection.
The International Baccalaureate (IB: International Baccalaureate) is an international educational program provided by the International Baccalaureate Organization, which is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. , Established for the purpose of securing a route to university entrance.Currently, it is implemented in more than 1968 countries and regions (140 schools) around the world. At IB, classes are conducted in English in principle, and students acquire the background to be active globally.
From next year's entrance examination, the university is recruiting a few IB qualification holders from each of the eight faculties (application period: January 8-2016, 1).We do not impose academic ability tests such as center tests, and we select only by examining documents or by interviewing.President Yoshimi Maeda said, "We will actively accept students with different qualities such as language skills and independence in learning. General students will also learn and be stimulated."
In Japan, more than 15 universities, including University of Tsukuba, Keio University, and International Christian University, have already introduced IB entrance exams.In addition, less than 30 universities, including the University of Tokyo, Kyoto University, and Tohoku University, are planning to introduce or are considering introducing it.Currently, there are more than 20 diploma program accredited schools equivalent to IB high schools in Japan, centered on international schools and private schools with bilingual education.The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology has set a goal of increasing the number of high schools that are IB accredited and candidate schools to 2018 in Japan by 200, and has started a diploma course in which classes can be taken in Japanese from 2015 to expand the spread. doing.
Source: [Kagoshima University] Admission in April 2016 Kagoshima University International Baccalaureate Entrance Examination Guidelines
Source: [Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] About International Baccalaureate