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Admissions Policy

Based on the spirit of Anglican Christianity, Kobe International University aims at researching and educating in the theory and practice of economics and rehabilitation science in compliance with the Basic Act on Education (Act No. 120 of 2006) and the School Education Act (Act No. 26 of 1947), while cultivating the total personality of its students.

 

 

Faculty of Economics

The type of students we are seeking

Based on the spirit of the foundation and its academic base in economics, focusing mainly not on materials but on human beings, the Faculty of Economics aims to develop well-educated human resources with a global perspective and a rich sense of humanity equipped with economic theory and practical ability.
Based on these educational ideas and objectives, we welcome student applications from people such as the following.

  • People who have a deep concern for social issues in Japan and around the world
  • People with an independent spirit who can learn through cooperation with a variety of other different people
  • People with the desire to utilize the foreign languages and specialist knowledge acquired through their studies to become active contributors on the world stage

Features of Each Department

Department of Economics and Management

The objectives of the Department of Economics and Management are to promote the acquisition of knowledge and skills in the areas of economics and management and to develop human resources who can deal effectively with the complicated modern economy's needs from a global perspective.
The following abilities and qualities of students are important for nurturing human resources based on these educational goals.

  • Basic academic ability
  • The ability to think logically and express themselves
  • Communication skills, including in English
  • The ability to understand other people's values and to work cooperatively with them
  • Independence and the ability to act

Department of Global Culture Industry and Tourism

The objectives of the Department of Global Culture Industry and Tourism are to learn about how business can unite the cultures of countries and regions to bring about better human lifestyles and to develop human resources who can contribute to the advancement of modern society from a global perspective.
The following abilities and qualities of students are important for nurturing human resources based on these educational goals.

  • Basic academic ability
  • The ability to think logically and express themselves
  • Communication skills, including in English
  • The ability to understand other people's values and to work cooperatively with them
  • Independence and the ability to act

Method of selecting students for admission

General entrance examination / Entrance examination using the National Center Test for University Admissions
People with basic academic ability, people with the ability to communicate (in English and Japanese), people with the ability to think logically and express themselves (Mathematics), people with basic literary skills and self-expression skills (English and Japanese), people who understand the problems of past society (Japanese History)
Recommendation-based entrance examination
People with basic academic ability, people with the ability to communicate (in English and Japanese), people with the ability to think logically and express themselves (Mathematics), people with basic literary skills and self-expression skills (English and Japanese)
Special entrance examination
People with motivation, independence and the ability to act, people with the ability to work cooperatively with other people
Admissions Office entrance examination
People with the desire and ability to think logically, people with good self-expression skills
Entrance examination for international students
People with basic academic ability (Japanese language), people with independence and the ability to act

 

 

Faculty of Rehabilitation

The type of students we are seeking

Based on the spirit of the foundation and its academic aim of pursuing "Human Health and Welfare" founded on "The fundamental human right to health" which is the origin of rehabilitation treatment, the objectives of the department of Physical Therapy in the Faculty of Rehabilitation is to train promising physical therapists to play central roles in rehabilitation, not only with special knowledge and skills, but also with a rich education and sense of humanity.
Based on these educational ideas and objectives, we welcome student applications from people such as the following.

  • People who have a great awareness of the need of other people to lead active lives through rehabilitation, and who can appropriately express their own motivation and compassion toward such people
  • People who understand working as medical professionals in multidisciplinary teams and who have a high level of curiosity regarding a sense of purpose and studying so that thay can positively acquire specialist knowledge and techniques.
  • People who grasp the comprehensive nature of rehabilitation so that they can work and contribute as leaders in their communities and who have the desire to be active in the international areana in the future.

The following abilities and qualities of students are important.

  • Basic academic ability
  • The ability to think logically
  • Communication skills, including in English
  • People who are flexible and cooperative, with a broad personality, able to accept a wide range of different people
  • People with a high degree of motivation and interest in medicine and welfare, and who have a sense of purpose and passion

Method of selecting students for admission

General entrance examination / Entrance examination using the National Center Test for University Admissions
People with basic academic ability, people with the ability to communicate (in English and Japanese), people with the ability to think logically (Mathematics), people with a basic prior knowledge of medicine
Recommendation-based entrance examination
People with basic academic ability, people with good communication skills, including in English (English, Japanese), people with the ability to think logically (Mathematics)
Admissions Office entrance examination
People with good communication skills, people who are flexible and cooperative, with a broad personality which is able to accept a wide range of different people, people with a high degree of motivation and interest in medicine, and who have a sense of purpose and passion, people with the ability to think logically