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Kagawa University

As the division which oversees international exchange at Kagawa University, the Inter- national Office serves as a focal point for the gathering and dissemination of information. The Office also works to promote international exchange at the university and within the community. This is done through the development of a global strategy based on interna- tional cooperation in education and research. The Office strives to cultivate close collab- orative relationships between the various divisions of the university, and coordinates with the local community in international exchange and cooperation activities.

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About

History

Kagawa University has a history of engaging actively in academic exchanges with overseas institutions. As early as in 1975, professors from the Faculty of Agriculture had visited Asian, African and South American countries to carry out research, provide technical and academic training, and to give lectures at various universities.

Education

Faculties and Graduate Schools

  • Faculty of Education / Graduate School of Educationopen
  • Faculty of Law / Graduate School of Lawopen
  • Faculty of Economics / Graduate School of Economicsopen
  • Faculty of Medicine / Graduate School of Medicineopen
  • Faculty of Engineering / Graduate School of Engineeringopen
  • Faculty of Agriculture / Graduate School of Agricultureopen
  • Graduate School of Managementopen
  • The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Ehime Universityopen

Research

Kagawa University is aiming at "Based in the community and Extends globally with the community". As one of our objectives, we have published on the website that Kagawa University Researchers Database can be widely shared in the society. We are wishing this database could be used for everybody interesting.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
801 -200
2018
601
2017
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World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2019
1233 -16
2018
1217
2017
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Kagawa University has a system to support international students in their daily lives. Tutors are assigned to new students when they arrive at Kagawa University. Some of the assistance provided by tutors includes finding accommodation (if necessary), shopping for necessities, and filing immigration and health documents at public offices. There are student clubs to facilitate the interaction of international students with local students as well as members of the local community. Furthermore, the university provides counseling with regards to mental and physical health, legal issues, harassment, and matters related to academics.

Housing services

The international house was opened in 1991. It has 32 single rooms and common facilities such as kitchens, laundries, and shower-bath rooms. Room charges are 5,900 yen per month. Utilities are not included in this bill. Generally one year residency is allowed. Because of the limited number of rooms, not all international students can be accommodated.

Library services

  • The Library actively collects literary works to arouse students’ interests in reading and help them develop strong characters.
  • The Library is an official member of the European Info (EUi) in Japan. Every year, it works with the Delegation of the European Union to Japan to organize an event to improve public understanding of the European Union.

ICT services

The information Technology is one of join institution for research and education in kagawa Uniiversity. A signifianf mision of ITC is to provide the information infrastructure of the university. ITC equips university network environment to supprt research, education, administration and regional information services in the university.

Medical services

If you need to see a doctor due to illness or injury, you are advised to visit a hospital or clinic. There are general hospitals, specialized clinics and private clinics in Japan. Where you would go depends on the nature of your illness or injury. When choosing a hospital/clinic, it is a good idea to ask a Japanese person who has lived in the neighborhood for a long time.

Student Life

Campus life

Besides the basic room rental, students pay a separate bill for electricity, water and gas depending on individual consumption. Dedicated meters record this consumption on a monthly basis. Based on these records, the manager of the International House issues the bills and students pay for these bills directly to the manager.

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