University Policies

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 founding spirit 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.

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.

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.

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 founding spirit 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.

The following abilities and qualities of students are important.

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