Kyushu University


Kyushu University, founded in 1911 is a leading research-oriented institute of higher education located in Fukuoka, Japan, the city which is historically renowned as Japan’s gateway to Asia for profound cultural and economic interactions due to its geographical proximity to continental Asia.

With an enrolment of nearly 20,000 students, Kyushu University is comprised of 12 undergraduate schools, 18 graduate schools, 17 faculties, 5 research institutes, and a hospital, as well as over 50 affiliated research centres. Academic fields cover humanities, sociology, science, technology, design and life science. In 2011, Kyushu University celebrated its first centennial anniversary and is taking bold steps forward into its second century.

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