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Kobe Design University

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There are 284 regular students currently enrolled at Kobe Design University, making up about 16% of the school's student body. The school offers a space every month for international students to get critical information about scholarships, events, and daily living, to make sure they can enjoy their student lives to the fullest. We also offer an international student supporter (tutor) system. Students can ask questions and consult with senior students about how to register for classes, questions about daily life, and so on. We also hold events for students to interact with Japanese students.

ScholarshipsStudent Dorms/Rental Housing
Entrance Timing April
Entrance Qualifications EJU:220
Matriculation Fee 150,000yen (200,000 yen for students beginning school in April 2024)
Tuition Fees 1,500,000yen (1,600,000 yen for students beginning school in April 2024)
1,500,000yen (1,600,000 yen for students beginning school in April 2024)
Number of International Students 305
International Student Nationalities China/Korea/Taiwan/Indonesia/Malaysia/ Etc.
Associated High Schools Overseas in 2023
Associated Universities Overseas in 2023 Asia:8
Middle East:0
Central & South America:0
North America:1


State of International Student Employment

Infection Prevention and Safety Initiatives

In order to protect the safety and health of students, teachers, and university staff, and to live up to our responsibility to help stem the spread of COVID-19, Kobe Design University has established campus action guidelines for the pandemic. Details are posted on our website, so please take a look.


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Kobe Design University Student Life and International Exchange Department


8-1-1 Gakuen Nishi-machi, Nishi-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture