Presidentʼs Message

Presidentʼs Message

Kobe International University aims to give its students the knowledge to contribute to
society as citizens. The university is a community of scholars engaged in the education
of societyʼs human resources. Its educational basis is a liberal arts curriculum. It
provides a comprehensive academic program in small classes to prepare its students
for professional research in the fields of economics, business management,
international culture and business, and physical therapy.
 KIUʼs students study under the guidance of educators and researchers with a broad
range of experience and knowledge in various disciplines. They are educated in social
responsibility, independent thinking, and individualism.
 Moreover, the individual needs of each and every student are met and they are
encouraged in their growth. They pursue a realistic career education to aid them in
finding future employment. Additionally, a cross-cultural education is essential in
todayʼs global society. KIU offers courses taught in English and Chinese in partnership
with affiliated universities abroad. It provides a rich internationalism in its variety of
cooperative programs. Its students participate in a global campus environment. KIU
expects all of its students, foreign and domestic, to develop a curiosity in scholarly
discovery and the pursuit of knowledge in their society.

Kobe International University aims to give its students the knowledge to contribute to society as citizens. The university is a community of scholars engaged in the education of societyʼs human resources. Its educational basis is a liberal arts curriculum. It provides a comprehensive academic program in small classes to prepare its students for professional research in the fields of economics, business management, international culture and business, and physical therapy.
 KIUʼs students study under the guidance of educators and researchers with a broad range of experience and knowledge in various disciplines. They are educated in social responsibility, independent thinking, and individualism.
 Moreover, the individual needs of each and every student are met and they are encouraged in their growth. They pursue a realistic career education to aid them in finding future employment. Additionally, a cross-cultural education is essential in todayʼs global society. KIU offers courses taught in English and Chinese in partnership with affiliated universities abroad. It provides a rich internationalism in its variety of cooperative programs. Its students participate in a global campus environment. KIU expects all of its students, foreign and domestic, to develop a curiosity in scholarly discovery and the pursuit of knowledge in their society.

Yuki SHIMOMURA
President