Kumamoto University Alumni Meeting takes place in Hanoi, Vietnam

  On March 27th, 2018, a Kumamoto University Alumni Meeting was held in Hanoi city, Vietnam. Thanks to the cooperation of Associate Professor Bach, National University of Civil Engineering, who had pr

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His Excellency, the Honorable Richard Court, Australia Ambassador to Japan pays a courtesy call on Kumamoto University

On May 8th, 2018, His Excellency, the Honorable Richard Court, Ambassador of Australia to Japan, paid a courtesy call on the President of Kumamoto University, Shinji Harada. Consulate-General Mr. Ian

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IELTS Academic test on July 21

IELTS Academic test will be held in the General Education Building as follows;


Date/time: July 21, 2018 from 8: 00 to 18: 20

Place: Kurokami North E1 (General Education Building)

         *E1 on the map:

Targets: Students, faculty and staff of Kumamoto University, as well as people from the public

Schedule of the test day:

8: 00-12: 00 Reception /Listening /Reading /Writing

13: 00 -18: 20 Speaking (individual interview)

Application period: Saturday, April 21 – Monday, July 2  **June 27, if payment is through convenience stores

Examination fee:  ¥ 25,380 (tax included)

Application method:

(1)For students, faculty and staff of Kumamoto University, apply with the instructions shown below;
Instructions for IELTS application 2018.7.21   **English instruction is on page 4.

(2)Public applicants: Please apply through Eiken IELTS website;

Notes: Please apply as soon as possible, due to the capacity of the facility.

Organized by Eiken Foundation of Japan

Co-organized by Kumamoto University



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Japanese Language Course for Beginners

College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies will start a special Japanese Language Course for Beginners.  Any international student and researcher who belong to Kumamoto University and have not learned Japanese can join this course. And this course is also open to their spouses.

Period: May 21 to July 5, 2018
Day and Time: Mondays and Thursdays 10:00AM~12:00PM
                            *No classes on June 11 and 14.
Place: Classroom 1C on the 1st floor of the College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies (Kurokami North Campus)
Eligibility: Those who satisfy all the following conditions.
 ● Have not learned Japanese before and understand basic English.
 ● Are Kumamoto University Student/Faculty/Researcher and/or their spouses.
 ● Can attend all 12 classes.
Fixed Number: up to 10 people
Fee: FREE (Textbooks (around 2,000 yen) must be purchased by participants)
Level: Beginner
Application Deadline: May 17 (Wed.) 5:00 p.m.
How to Apply: Download the application form and  submit the form by email to
Contact: College of Cross-Cultural and Multidisciplinary Studies
                 TEL:096-342-2091     Email:

Japanese Language Course poster



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