At KNU, we provide a welcoming and comprehensive support system to meet the needs and circumstances of our international students.
The Center for International Affairs is an organization composed of various research advisors. It is responsible for developing nutrition-, food- and health-related technical training overseas, promoting the recruitment of international students and academic exchanges with educational institutes around the world.
The International Office is a bureau of the Center for International Affairs. It is a focal point for the admission of students from overseas and provides support to non-Japanese speaking-students after enrollment. The International Office is located on the 1st floor of Building 6 on Sakado Campus, and is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday to Friday. Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.
The dormitory is available for female students only. It is located one minute on foot from the KNU campus and is close to both a shopping mall and the railway station. If you are interested in applying for the dormitory, please contact the Student Affairs Office on Sakado Campus.
International students with outstanding academic grades are given the opportunity to apply for scholarships.
The following financial aid/scholarships are available for international students applying to the graduate school.
For details regarding the criteria and qualifications for the scholarships, please contact the Student Affairs Office.
|Scholarship name||Academic level||Amount||Applicable students||Remarks|
|Scholarship program for privately financed international students||Students of the master’s course and doctoral course||100,000 JPY/year||Applicable for all grades|
|Kouyukai Wakaba Scholarship||Students of the master’s course and doctoral course||100,000 JPY to 200,000 JPY/year||Applicable for second year students only|
|Aya Kagawa incentive award||Students of the master’s course and doctoral course||150,000 JPY/year||Applicable for second year students only|
|Special Scholarship Program for graduate school students||Students of the master’s course and doctoral course||Tuition fee is exempt||Applicable for first year students only||A recommendation letter from the Dean of the graduate school is required.|
|Yoshihisa Asano Scholarship||Students of the master’s course and doctoral course||300,000/year||Applicable for first year students only|
Japanese students act as your host sisters to assist you with your transition into Japanese college life. For details, please contact the International Office.