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Kobe Institute of Computing – College of Computing

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Kobe Institute of Computing is the oldest computer education institution in Japan. It offers specialized departments where you can study IT, web development, design, architecture, animation, and game development with Japanese students. In addition, we have a Japanese Language Department and an International Communication Department for international students. We also have a graduate school where students can obtain a master's degree. With a history of 65 years and a unique curriculum, Kobe Institute of Computing has achieved a high employment rate. It is highly regarded by Japanese students and there are many international students studying here. Let's make your dreams come true at Kobe Institute of Computing.

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Entrance Timing April October

Entrance Qualifications EJU:200
Other:*(For international students in Japan only) If you have not received N2 certification, you will need a letter of recommendation from the school at which you are enrolled.
*Applicants to the International Communication Department must have N3 level Japanese (If you have not received N3 certification, you will need a letter of recommendation from the school at which you are enrolled)
*Applicants to the Japanese Language Department must have N5 level Japanese
Matriculation Fee 50,000 yen (Japanese course) - 200,000 yen (specialized course)
Tuition Fees Humanities:670,000 yen (Japanese course) - 1,080,000 yen (specialized course)
Science:1,170,000 yen (specialized course)
Number of International Students 233
International Student Nationalities China/Nepal/Vietnam/Bangladesh/Taiwan/Myanmar/ Etc.
Associated High Schools Overseas in 2023
Associated Universities Overseas in 2023
State of International Student Employment Number of Graduates::80 (including 28 in the Japanese Language Department) students
(including 5 students who entered our graduate school, 11 students who entered other universities, 2 students who transferred to other universities, 3 students who wish to return to their home countries, 9 students who entered internally from the Japanese Language Department, and 7 students from other vocational schools)
Number Seeking Employment After Graduation:39
Number Who Found Employment in Japan::34
Number Who Found Employment in Kobe:6

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