The University of Kitakyushu


The University of Kitakyushu is a dynamic center of higher learning with more than 70 years of history as a key educational institution in the Kyushu region. The university is known for its robust course offerings in foreign languages and international relations topics, and for its innovative engineering programs.

We aim to contribute to society in three ways:

  • Regional engagement - acting as a catalyst to strengthen and support local economic and social development
  • Environmental sustainability - addressing energy and pollution issues while promoting a healthful environment
  • Global connections - looking to the future and spreading our wings across the world

The University of Kitakyushu is ranked highly among universities in Japan for its contribution to the local society, its participation in overseas technical assistance projects, and the number of its students engaging in study abroad.