Update date: Jan. 21, 2020
President, MAEDA Yoshizane
1-21-24 Korimoto, Kagoshima-shi, Kagoshima 890-8580 Japan
Number of employees：
Purpose of establishment：
Kagoshima University was established.
Faculty of Education, Department of Major Course (Health and Physical Education) Teacher’s Training Section, Faculty of Agriculture, and Department of Integrated Agriculture were established. Faculty of Fisheries, Major Course was established.
Teacher’s Program in the Faculty of Fisheries, and Major Course in the Faculty of Agriculture were established.
Kagoshima Prefecutural University was transferred to the University, and Faculty of Medicine (Included Cramming School for Faculty of Medicine), Faculty of Engineering were established.
Graduate School of Medicine (Doctoral Program), Graduate School of Education were established.
Kagoshima University aims to foster human resources that
will contribute to the improvement of both culture and
academic reseach through the development of intellectual,
moral and applicable skills and also in-depth teaching
and research as well as providing a broad basis of knowledge.
Kagoshima University has a long history and rich tradition in education, and the university’s origins can be traced back to the Hangaku Zoshikan School, which was established in 1773 and was run by the feudal domain. After the merger of several higher education institutions including the Seventh Higher School established during the Meiji period (1868-1912), Kagoshima University inherited this educational tradition and was newly established in 1949 as a national university. The university has developed into one of the leading comprehensive universities comprising nine faculties and nine graduate schools with approximately 9,000 undergraduates and 1,600 graduate students including 300 international students.
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