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Kyoto University

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world rank 95

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University Overview

Established in 1897, Kyoto University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Kyoto (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Kyoto University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kyoto University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 120 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Japanese higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Kyoto University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name


京都大学

Founded

1897

Motto

????? Freedom of academic culture

Colours

Dark blue

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University Location

Address

Yoshida-Honmachi
Kyoto (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
606-8501 Kyoto Japan

Telehone

+81 (75) 753 7531

Telefax

+81 (75) 753 2042

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Kyoto University for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
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International students Not reported Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Kyoto University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)

International Students

International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection

Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations

Admission Rate

Admission Rate 0-10%

Admission Office


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Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Kyoto University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 20,000-24,999

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff 3,000-3,499

Control Type

Control Type Public

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation

None

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes

Housing

Not reported

Sport Facilities

University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids

Not reported

Study Abroad

Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning

Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Kyoto University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan


Year of first Accreditation

1952


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)
  • National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation (NIAD-UE)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Kyoto University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)


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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Kyoto University's free video lectures and course materials


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Site last updated: Friday, 13 October 2017