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This new four-year international course in English leads to a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Undergraduate School of Global Engineering. The course aims to cultivate human resources capable of designing and managing civil infrastructures while considering global environmental issues around urban and regional areas, particularly in Asian and African countries.
In the first three years of the course, all the classes will be given at Kyoto University’s Yoshida Campus (Main Campus). First and second year students will primarily study subjects covering the liberal arts and the fundamentals of the natural sciences, such as fundamental mathematics, physics and Information Processing Basics, etc. Scientific English and basic Japanese lectures are also available. The number of specialized subjects increases substantially in the second semester of the second year. Second and third year students must therefore concentrate on studying a wide range of specialized subjects in the civil engineering fields. In the fourth (final) year, those who have earned a sufficient number of credits will join one of the civil engineering research groups at Katsura Campus, Yoshida Campus or Uji Campus, and will begin the research project for their bachelor’s thesis. The thesis must be submitted and presented in February of the final academic year. Once the thesis is successfully completed, students will graduate in March.
Postgraduate master programs will be opened in graduate schools, and professional education and research opportunities are provided on “Management of civil infrastructure” and “Urban and regional development” in master course and “Human Security Engineering” in doctoral course.
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Applicants must satisfy ALL of the following requirements.
(1) Must NOT have Japanese citizenship. [This includes dual citizenship.]
(2) Must fulfill at least one of the following four conditions:
a) Have completed or be expected to have completed 12 years of primary to secondary
education in a country outside of Japan by March 31, 2015. (for 2015 academic year)
b) Have completed or be expected to have completed 12 years of primary to secondary
education by March 31, 2015 (for 2015 academic year) in an educational institution located in Japan which is
based on a foreign country’s education system and is recognized by the Japanese
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology or has received
certification from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC),
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) or the Council of International
Schools (CIS). In addition, applicants must be 18 years old or older by March 31, 2015.(for 2015 academic year)
c) Be in possession of an International Baccalaureate, the German Abitur, or Baccalaureate
attained at a secondary educational institution abroad, and must be 18 years old or older
by March 31, 2015.(for 2015 academic year)
d) Be in possession of an educational background that is equivalent to a). [This must be
verified by Kyoto University before proceeding.]
The university provides study grants to cover the cost of the admission fee.
The university and the alumni association of civil engineering related departments provide
scholarships for students who have superior grades.