To Foreign Students Considering Studying in Kobe Gakuin University. JAPAN STUDY SUPPORT is a website jointly operated by The Asian Students Cultural Association and Benesse Corporation. It provides information about studying in Japan.
The website also provides detailed information about Kobe Gakuin University and its faculties of Global Communications, Nutrition, Law, Economics, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Humanities and Sciences, Business Administration, Rehabilitation, and Contemporary Social Studies. Take full advantage of the site to learn everything you would like to know about Kobe Gakuin University.
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35% of our students live in off-campus housing, and within that group of students, approximately 80% live in single-room housing, and approximately 20% live in apartments. Students beginning their independent life at Kobe Gakuin University can enjoy their daily lives without worry as we introduce housing to them that is maintained with consideration for their safety and well-being.
While Kobe Gakuin University does not directly operate a student dormitory, we provide assistance in finding housing nearby our campuses for students looking for accommodations.
Arise Campus Area
On-campus shop (Watanabe Book Store)
Port Island Campus Area
Nasic Student Housing (Student Information Center)
We consider how we can assist our students as much as possible, and support international students facing difficulties in financing their studies.
① Kobe Gakuin University Scholarship for privately-funded international students (Cannot be combined with other scholarships )
・For international students enrolled in applicable undergraduate and graduate programs determined to be facing difficulty in their studies due to financial reasons and not receiving other scholarships.
・Amount: 360,000 yen paid yearly
② Partial tuition waiver for privately-funded international students (Can be combined with other scholarships)
・Application criteria: Full-time enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, excluding students repeating a year (excluding research students) (screening is held)
・Amount: 30% of tuition paid monthly
The Student Support Center directs Nasic Ai Support, a student part-time job introduction service. Students can use their phones and computers or the school's computers to search for reliable, safe part-time job information that meets their needs.
Certified career counselors and Kobe Gakuin University Career Center staff provide students with their full support until they receive their job offers, giving job-hunting consultations and individualized, detailed assistance every step of the way over 4 years.
A variety of career support programs are also provided. Small-scale orientations and seminars open to all students are held continuously to support their job-hunting activities, with topics such as "Resume Writing", "Interview Strategies", "Industry Research", and "Entry Sheet Writing".
Kobe Gakuin University has independent student groups, sports clubs, cultural clubs, and volunteer organizations that provide students with a wide variety of extracurricular activities to participate in to enrich their daily lives. Some sports clubs participate in national tournaments. Cultural clubs hold performances regularly, performing by local requests and on campus. Many volunteer groups are also active on campus.
The Career Center gives their full support in students' job-hunting activities, and provides detailed assistance in helping students create their future career plans.
Extracurricular activities enhance student life by providing experiences that cannot be had in a classroom!