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Distinctive Characteristics of Our Education
Small Class Sizes

Many lectures have 10-30 students, allowing teaching staff to give individual attention and detailed guidance to students.

Office Hour System / Mentor System
In order to provide a higher standard of educational support, guidance is also provided outside classroom hours.

Field Work
Lectures involving participation in community-field study visits to organizations which are engaged in community welfare activities.

Actual experience of work at companies and local government offices gives students the opportunity to acquire practical knowledge of their targeted occupations.


Undergraduate - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of Business and Policy Management

Programs offered here are devised to study the system of social components within companies, organizations, administration and groups of people, and to find and produce solutions to workplace problems.

--Business Administration Program
Lectures and seminars for understanding corporative activities and business
Brushing up skills for practice in business
--Public Policy Program
Lectures and seminars for the basis of public policy management
Acquiring the skills of problem-solving through case studies

--Social Welfare Program
Theories on welfare and systems of the law, techniques of counseling
Dealing with the trends and issues of social welfare today
Solving the problems on local social welfare co-operating with the local government and people.

Department of Cross-Cultural Studies
We provide programs that aim to develop human resources to promote harmonious exchange between differing minds and people;  to mastermind the creation of a new tourism industry, with sufficient knowledge of the background of other countries, history, and diverse values existing in the world.

--International Liberal Arts Program
Learning foreign languages as a tool necessary for international relationship, history, culture, and trends in economy in the world
Various study abroad programs
Enabling our students to be international facilitators building bridges between countries and across cultures.

--Tourism and Community Design Program
Learning the expertise of community design with perspectives such as tourism, society, and natural environment
Studies on the new tourism and exchange, utilizing local resources
Training to be leaders both in tourism and in community design

--Media and Information Program
Starting from basic theory of how information can be digitalized, this program enables students to master the ways of information design which empowers socially vulnerable people.


Undergraduate Admissions
International students can apply for undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
Master's program in Asian Business is taught in English. For the postgraduate programs, please contact International Center.

The applicant must fulfill all the following requirements (For exceptions please ask International Center).
・The applicant must have, or be expected to have, completed twelve years of school education in a foreign country or have had an equivalent school
education approved by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Japan.
・The applicant must have passed Level 1(N1) or Level 2(N2) of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test.
・The Applicant must have been granted a resident permit and be able to obtain a student visa after entering KU.

--Testing Subjects
Composition and Interview, both in Japanese

-- Test Date
15 December, 2018 for April 2019 entrance
22 June, 2019 for September 2019 entrance

--Number of Applicants accepted
A select number

Number of Staff and Students

-- Faculty Members as of 1 May, 2018
43 full-time teachers, 51 part-time lecturers

--Students as of 1 May, 2018
829 undergraduates, 31 postgraduates

Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
To be announced soon

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