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  • General Address :
  • Kyoto,
    Phone: +81 075-753-2505
  • Institution Type :
  • Public , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • More than 20,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Bachelor's

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  • About the School:
  • Kyoto University was founded in June, 1897 and it has a long history and proud traditions. The main campus is located in the historic city of Kyoto, a center of traditional Japanese culture.

    Since its founding, the University has been dedicated to furthering higher education and fostering an atmosphere of free academic exchange. Graduates of the University play important roles in both international and national affairs, acting as leaders in politics, industry and society.

    At present, Kyoto University is comprised of ten faculties, seventeen graduate schools, thirteen research institutes, twenty educational institutes and other establishments. Approximately 1,200 out of 22,000 are from more than 80 overseas countries, which makes campuses culturally diverse.

    Kyoto University states its mission to sustain and develop its historical commitment to academic freedom and to pursue harmonious coexistence within human and ecological community on this planet.

    - Kyoto University will generate world-class knowledge through freedom and autonomy in research that conforms with high ethical standards.
    - As a university that comprehends many graduate schools, faculties, research institutes and centres, Kyoto University will strive for diverse development in pure and applied research in the humanities, sciences and technology, while seeking to integrate these various perspectives.

    - Within its broad and varied educational structure, Kyoto University will transmit high-quality knowledge and promote independent and interactive learning.
    - Kyoto University will educate outstanding and humane researchers and specialists, who will contribute responsibly to the world’s human and ecological community.
  • Academic Programs :
  • Faculties
    - Faculty of Integrated Human Studies
    - Faculty of Letters
    - Faculty of Education
    - Faculty of Law
    - Faculty of Economics
    - Faculty of Science
    - Faculty of Medicine
    - Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
    - Faculty of Engineering
    - Faculty of Agriculture

    Graduate Schools
    - Graduate School of Letters
    - Graduate School of Education
    - Graduate School of Law
    - Graduate School of Economics
    - Graduate School of Science
    - Graduate School of Medicine
    - Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
    - Graduate School of Engineering
    - Graduate School of Agriculture
    - Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies
    - Graduate School of Energy Science
    - Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies
    - Graduate School of Informatics
    - Graduate School of Biostudies
    - Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies
    - School of Government
    - Graduate School of Management
    - Kyoto University Law School
    - Kyoto University School of Public Health

    College of Medical Technology
  • Admission information :
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  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Tuition and other fees for the 2008 Academic Year

    Tuition per year (Unit: Yen):
    Undergraduate students: ¥535,800
    Graduate students: ¥535,800
    Law School students: ¥804,000

    Matriculation fee: ¥282,000

    Entrance Examination fee:
    Undergraduate students: ¥17,000
    Other students: ¥30,000

    Living Expenses:
    Although cost of living varies depending on housing expenditure and food budget, average living expenses for international students in Kyoto and Osaka area are ¥134,000 per month according to "Student Guide to Japan 2006"
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • For those who wish to study at Kyoto University, following scholarships are available. However, the selections for these scholarships are very competitive. Moreover, the application is usually acceptable after the entrance except for a few scholarships. It is generally necessary to have enough financial resource prior to entering Kyoto University.

    Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship
    Foreign Government Scholarship
    Honors Scholarship
    Short-term Student Exchange Promotion (Program Scholarship)
    Scholarships from Private Foundations
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