Kochi University of Technology

World University Rankings 2024
Japan University Rankings 2023
Young University Rankings 2023
Tosayamada, Kami City, Kochi, 782-8502, Japan

About Kochi University of Technology

Kochi University of Technology is a public university founded in 1997. The university is located in the beautiful city of Tosa Yamada, Kohimarama in Japan.

Popularly known as the KUT, the university offers a wide range of academic programmes to both international and domestic students. Programmes range from economics to system engineering among many others covering science and technology. It is a research-oriented university, which hosts a substantial number of students and scholars from across the world.

Kochi University of Technology is a renowned research institution in the region and comprises of several research centres like the Advanced Robotics Research Centre, Centre of Nanotechnology, Research Centre for Brain Communication, Materials Design Centre and Laboratory for Construction Materials in a Sustainable Society. In view of realising its mission of becoming a top-class research university, Kochi University of Technology has established partnerships with top universities including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Indian Institute Technology, Bandung Institute of Technology and Jilin University. The university has also been offering grants to students to pursue research projects in various fields.

Kochi University of Technology boasts of two beautiful campuses: The Kami Campus and the Elkokuji Campus. The campuses include all sorts of amenities for students like the student union building, gymnasium, cafeteria, regional alliances building, parks and playgrounds. KUT also offers a wide range of students’ clubs ranging from tennis and basketball clubs to the mah-jong and space lab clubs. The International House, which provides international students a great opportunity to learn Japanese culture by living with Japanese students is another feature of KUT.

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Key statistics

  • 20.3
    No. of students per staff
  • 2%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 25 : 75
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 2,579
    Number of FTE Students
  • ¥2,161
    Finance per Student (¥000s)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings and (2) 2023 Japan University Rankings

Subjects taught at Kochi University of Technology

  • Engineering & technology

    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • General Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Social sciences

    • Sociology
    • Geography
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Communication & Media Studies
  • Business & economics

    • Business & Management
    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Accounting & Finance
  • Arts & humanities

    • Architecture
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
  • Physical sciences

    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Law

    • Law
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences
    • Agriculture & Forestry
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
  • Education

    • Education