To an outstanding research university that shines with advanced research and fusion research

Located in a port city open to the world, Kobe University has 4 faculties and 10 faculties under the 15 university arts series of "Humanities / Human Sciences", "Social Sciences", "Natural Sciences" and "Life / Medical Sciences". It is a comprehensive university with a graduate school, one research institute and many centers. Based on the philosophy of "harmony between science and reality," we will strengthen the connection between the undergraduate and graduate schools by making use of the traditions and characteristics that have strengths in both the humanities and science fields.It is important for students to deepen their creativity and academic knowledge in the presence of advanced research. While creating "knowledge," we are developing leading human resources with rich humanity.

List of faculties / departments
Department of literatureHumanities Department Capacity 100 people
Faculty of International Human SciencesDepartment of Global Cultural Studies Capacity 140 people
Developmental Community Department Capacity 100 people
Department of Environmental and Symbiosis Capacity 80 people
Department of Child Education Capacity 50 people
Faculty of LawLaw Department Capacity 180
Faculty of EconomicsDepartment of Economics Capacity 270
Faculty of BusinessDepartment of Business Administration Capacity 260 people
Faculty of ScienceMathematics Department Capacity 28 people
Department of Physics Capacity 35 people
Chemistry Department Capacity 30 people
Department of Biology Capacity 25 people
Planetary Department Capacity 35 people
Faculty of medicineMedical department capacity 112 people
Department of Health Capacity 160 people
Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Architecture Capacity 93 people
Civil Engineering Department Capacity 63 people
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Capacity 93 people
Department of Mechanical Engineering Capacity 103 people
Department of Applied Chemistry Capacity 106 people
Department of Information and Intelligence Engineering Capacity 107 people
Faculty of AgricultureDepartment of Food Environment Systems Capacity 36 people
Department of Resources and Life Sciences Capacity 55 people
Department of Biofunctional Science Capacity 69 people
Faculty of Ocean Policy ScienceDepartment of Marine Policy Science Capacity 200 people

Contact information, address, etc.
Zip Code657-8501
Address1-1 Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo
Department NameEntrance Examination Group, Entrance Examination Division, Academic Affairs Department
Phone Number078-803-5230

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List of articles of Kobe University

Achievement of 24-hour behavioral guidelines and subjective health of adolescents, survey by Kobe University and University of the Ryukyus

 Kobe University Graduate School and University of the Ryukyus/Graduate School set guidelines for 24-hour activity (combination of sleep, physical activity, and screen time) for elementary and junior high school students […]

First case of endometrial cancer surgery performed at Kobe University using hinotori, a domestic surgical support robot

 Specially Appointed Professor Yoshito Terai of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, and others are the world's first domestically produced surgical support robot hinotorisa […]

10 domestic universities sign agreement to promote open access papers

 On November 2022, 11, the librarians of 7 domestic universities, including Tohoku University and the University of Tokyo, and Springer Nature, an international academic publishing company, announced the opening of the O […]

Kobe University to establish Japan's first SME M&A research base in graduate school

 Kobe University will set up the SME M&A Research and Education Center in the Graduate School of Business Administration, the first base in Japan to study mergers and acquisitions of SMEs. […]

List of articles of Kobe University