The exchange overseas study consists of dispatching Japanese students to overseas universities and receiving students from overseas universities with which we have concluded an agreement (Inter-University Student Exchange Agreement). There is the short period, a semester or two semesters, study abroad program from agreements concluded with Kobe University's faculties, and the short period study abroad program from student exchange agreements concluded only with the Faculty and Graduate School of Maritime Sciences.
Information for exchange study programs (in Japanese)
The Faculty and Graduate School of Maritime Sciences have concluded student exchange agreements with 13 overseas universities (as of September 1, 2020). The content of the recruitment for the programs in the previous academic year are shown below. As the content may change, please read the notifications that will posted from around May and October on the recruitment of students for the programs.
|China||School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
|School of Mechanical Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
|Shanghai Maritime University|
|Dalian Maritime University|
|South Korea||Korea Maritime and Ocean University|
|Kunsun National University|
|Mokpo National Maritime University|
|Taiwan||National Taiwan Ocean University|
|National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology|
|Indonesia||Institute of Technology, Surabaya|
|Turkey||Istanbul Technical University|
|Croatia||University of Rijeka|
From April 1 to March 31 of the following year
|Tuition Fees||Examination fee, admission fee, tuition fee etc. are waived|
|Number of students
|2 to 3 people per year for each university|
|Lesson subject||Students will audit lectures at the host university (Kobe University recognizes the credits obtained)|
|Program period||In principle, no more than 1 year|
※It will be necessary to confirm other details with the host institution.
Tuition fees at the host university are waived, but Kobe University tuition fees must be paid while studying abroad.
Round trip travel expenses may be paid to a prescribed amount following a selection by the Faculty Committee.
All other expenses are borne by the participating student.
Please inquire about scholarships for short term study programs and related matters.
Your period of study abroad will be included in your period of enrollment at Kobe University. If you obtain the credits required to complete the course, you can also complete the standard course of study.
The Graduate School / Faculty receives short-term international students based on the recommendations of the universities with which it has a student exchange agreement (agreement universities). The number of students received differ according to the academic year. For further details, please read the application guidelines that were sent to each agreement university.
The objectives of the programs are to further expand student exchanges and contribute to improving the levels of education and research at both institutions, and also to promote mutual understanding and goodwill and friendship.