Kumamoto University

Contact

Name

Nathaly Bejarano Serrano

Speaker for Internationalization

Phone

work
+49 241 80 27787

Email

E-Mail

Contact

Name

Dmitri Molodov

Gruppenleiter

Phone

work
+49 241 80 26873

Email

E-Mail
 

Profile

Kumamoto University is a Japanese national university in Kumamoto, Japan. It was founded in 1949 by a merger of six national schools. The city of Kumamoto is located in the middle of Kyushu Island, which is very scenic. The city is also called "forest city" because of its location.

The university offers a one or two-semester exchange program for students of materials science and materials engineering of Faculty 5.

 
General Information

Country

Japan

City

Kumamoto

Founded in

1949

Number of Students

10,000

Websites

Kumamoto University

International Office der Kumamoto University

Data of Kumamoto

Fact Sheet

 
Exchange

Type of Agreement

Cooperation of Faculty 3
Cooperation of Faculty 5; Departments of Materials Science and Materials Engineering

Who can apply?

Bachelor students from the 3rd semester
Master students
Doctoral candidates

Type of Stay

Studies or research (after consultation)

Length of Stay

One or two semesters

Time of Stay

Winter and/or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements

two for faculty 3; three for faculty 5

 
Study Details

Semester Dates

Winter semester: End of September to March
Summer semester: April to August

Partnering Faculty / Department Faculty of Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Technology

Study Possibilities

Please note that, in general, you must take most of your courses at the partnering department.

Course Offerings Please go directly to the partner university’s website to find out which courses they offer. Feel free to contact the partner university if you have any specific questions about the courses or the course offerings in general.

Language Courses

 
Application
Prerequisites for the Application Good academic performance at minimum
Language Requirements
  1. Very good English skills
  2. TOEFL is not required
  3. The German Abitur certificate or Language Center certificate is required
Application for Faculty 5, Division of Materials Science and Engineering Prof. Dmitri Modolov
Application deadline at the International Exchange Office at the Faculty of Civil Engineering January 31: 1 to 2 semesters starting in the winter semester of the same year. To the application portal of Faculty 3

 
Financing
Tuition Fees Erlass der Studiengebühren
Average Cost of Living Reisekosten, Lebensunterhalt und Unterkunft
Funding Possibilities

BAföG for abroad
RWTH scholarship database
DAAD scholarship database
PROMOS scholarships abroad
JASSO scholarships
Financing Study Abroad

 
Practical Information
Accomodation

Support from the partner university: Yes
Information from the partner university

Health Insurance Students are responsible for having sufficient insurance coverage. We highly recommend health insurance and private liability insurance for abroad. Some partner universities have particular requirements for insurance protection.
Experience Reports

See the experience reports at MoveOn Exchanges

Additional Information

Foreign Office
DAAD

General information about Japan