Fukuoka University was founded in 1934 and is the leading university in Western Japan, consisting of thirty-one departments in nine undergraduate faculties and thirty-four majors in ten graduate schools.
In addition to this, the university operates 20 research institutes, 3 hospitals, 1 medical clinic, 2 high schools and a junior high school, in addition to a School of Japanese Language & Culture for International Students that is connected with 54 schools in around the globe.
The University has maintained its goal of educating students with a focus on training 3 objective areas: Knowledge, Expertise and Experience.
Fukuoka University is dedicated to holistic education, the cultivation of the whole person, and the integration of knowledge through interdisciplinary education and research. In teaching and research, they seek to embrace both specialist and generalist approaches, nurturing both academic excellence and the highest ideals of the human spirit. In this way, they strive to fulfill their mission of contributing to society by producing creative and spontaneous graduates who can think and act both locally and globally in pursuit of truth and liberty.
In addition to the 3 coexistences that is aimed to be instilled in its students, namely specialist-generalist, faculty-university, and regionalism-globalism, the University also has 3 policies that work to support the university’s pusuit of truth & liberty by positively affecting the student body who comprise the university itself.
These policies begin with an “Admission Policy” which accepts both Japanese as well as International students who are open-minded, desire balance, aim to be sincere, responsible, and strong, and are willing to work on new and difficult areas. The second policy is a “Curriculum Policy”, which is based upon its Principle of Education and Research and promotes both a common education with a specialized education supported by extra-curricular programs as a means to realize a complete education that develops people with broad and rich perspectives that are both locally and internationally oriented and are better able to respond to social progress and change. The final policy is a “Diploma Policy”, which accredits graduates with the ability to find & solve new problems through their developed knowledge, skills & attitudes, the ability to communicate and think logically to support intellectual activities necessary for work and social life, and the ability to act in concert with others as well as autonomously and contribute to the development of society as a member of society.
Global Student Education
The school cooperates with 54 schools around the world, aiming at globalization not only by sending Japanese students abroad to study but also by inviting and being open to international students through their existing faculties & programs, which include student exchanges, and also the establishment of future faculties and undergraduate and graduate schools.
Address:Fukuoka University:〒814-0180 Fukuoka-shi, Jonan-ku, Nanakuma 8-19-1Go to the map