top General Information


Street:Korimoto 1-21-24



Post Code:890-8580


Institution Funding



Founded 1949, incorporating seven high schools, Kagoshima Normal School, Kagoshima Youth Normal School, Kagoshima College of Agriculture and Forestry, and Kagoshima College of Fishery

Academic Year

April to March (April-September; October-March)

Admission Requirements

Graduation from high school or equivalent, or foreign equivalent, and entrance examination



Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

top Officers

Head : Yoshizane Maeda

Job title:President

top Divisions

Academy : Inamori

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Ethics, Leadership, Management, Philosophy

Centre : Computing and Communications

Fields of study:Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Information Technology, Media Studies, Telecommunications Engineering

Centre : Education

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Cultural Studies, Foreign Languages Education, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Japanese, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Physical Education, Physics

Centre : International Education and Research for the Pacific Islands

Fields of study:Pacific Area Studies

Centre : Kagoshima University Innovation

Fields of study:Business Administration, Technology

More details:KUIC

Centre : North American

Fields of study:American Studies

Centre : Research and Education for Lifelong Learning

Fields of study:Adult Education, Social and Community Services

Faculty : Agriculture

Fields of study:Agriculture, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, Veterinary Science

Faculty : Dentistry

Fields of study:Dentistry

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Adult Education, Art Education, Cultural Studies, Education, Foreign Languages Education, Health Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Mathematics Education, Music Education, Native Language Education, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Science Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teacher Training, Technology Education

Faculty : Engineering

Fields of study:Applied Chemistry, Architecture, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Structural Architecture

Faculty : Fisheries

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Aquaculture, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Fishery, Food Science, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography

Faculty : Law, Economics and the Humanities

Fields of study:American Studies, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Business Administration, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Economics, English, English Studies, European Studies, French, French Studies, German, Germanic Studies, Information Sciences, Japanese, Law, Media Studies, Political Sciences, Regional Studies, Sociology, Southeast Asian Studies

Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Dermatology, Health Sciences, Hygiene, Information Sciences, Laboratory Techniques, Medical Technology, Medicine, Neurological Therapy, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Surgery, Urology, Virology, Welfare and Protective Services, Zoology

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Geography, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Physics

Graduate School : Agricultural Sciences

Fields of study:Agriculture, Fishery, Philosophy

More details:United

Graduate School : Agriculture

Fields of study:Agriculture, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Forestry, Natural Resources

Graduate School : Clinical Psychology

Fields of study:Clinical Psychology, Psychology

More details:Professional

Graduate School : Education

Fields of study:Education, Educational Research, Teacher Training

Graduate School : Fisheries

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Aquaculture, Biochemistry, Biology, Fishery, Food Science, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography

Graduate School : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Health Sciences

Graduate School : Humanities and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Art Criticism, Cultural Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, International Studies, Law, Social Sciences

Graduate School : Medical and Dental Sciences

Fields of study:Agriculture, Chemistry, Economics, Health Sciences, Information Management, Medical Technology, Nursing, Sociology

Graduate School : Science and Engineering

Fields of study:Engineering, Natural Sciences

Graduate School : Veterinary Science

Fields of study:Veterinary Science

More details:United - Headquartered in Yamaguchi University

Research Division : Frontier Science

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Environmental Studies, Genetics, Zoology

More details:FSRC

School : Law

Fields of study:Law

More details:Kagoshima University

top Degrees


Fields of study:Agriculture, Arts and Humanities, Cultural Studies, Economics, Education, Fishery, Health Sciences, International Studies, Law, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences


Fields of study:Clinical Psychology, Dentistry, Law, Medicine

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2012-2013

Full Time Total:2492


Statistics Year:2012-2013




Foreign Total:297

Updated on 23-02-2018