Kyoto / Graduate school
The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics
Learn IT and management and be a world-leading highly qualified information technology professional!
Features of KCGI are as below:
●Students can study two specialized fields, IT and management.
●Students can obtain a "Master of Science in Information Technology (professional degree)" which is the highest degree in the applied informatics field after graduation.
●Students from various of fields, whether humanities or sciences are acceptable.
●Many international students from different countries study at KCGI. Accepting international students is well-prepared.
●There are many lectures, in English medium students can complete the program by taking English lectures only.
●Many students including international students have certified "SAP ERP Consultant Examination."
●Numerous professors with practical experience.
●Not only Kyoto, there are satellite campuses in Sapporo (Hokkaido) and Tokyo.
●KCGI has plenty of cutting-edge IT-related equipment.
●KCGI has partnerships with more than 100 educational institutions around the world.
●The study place is Kyoto, the former capital of Japan.
In summer of 2022, a new school building had completed at the Hyakumanben campus of KCGI's main school in Kyoto. KCGI aims to further enhance the learning environment and create a new center for IT education and international exchange. The new building is an advanced and innovative building equipped with high-flex classrooms that can accommodate various learning styles such as active learning, an innovation room that encourages the development of new ideas, individual workspaces for online classes and meetings, a library with a collection of books, especially related to information technology. There is also a large lecture hall for multipurpose hall and a space for agricultural IT practices.The new center for learning has emerged in a history city Kyoto, a historic city of learning.
Faculties, Departments, and Courses
Graduate Course in Applied Informatics
Major in Web Business Technology
- Coed Full time 2 years
KCGI, which aims to cultivate specialists in field of applied informatics, incorporates the education method of professional schools in the US. Each course exists of four basic elements: lecture format, case study, project (fieldwork and discussion) and practical training. One of the main features of KCGI is to offer many opportunities to demonstrate leadership and creativity through presentations, discussions, and projects. KCGI recruits a diverse range of entrants from various fields from humanities as well as sciences, regardless major areas of study from their post graduated schools. Non-IT majors are still be equipped with a broad knowledge base, and even humanities graduates with virtually no knowledge of computers can enter in KCGI. In order to cultivate professionals, KCGI appoints many practically experienced professors with CIO's experiences in major companies. To cultivate "highly-qualified information technology professionals."KCGI's curriculum is divided into three categories, Concentration Courses that enhances knowledge in a specific field, Industry Courses that focus on practical industry experience and related knowledge, and Supporting Electives that are arranged around the acquisition of human skill, advanced theories and a tendency of cutting-edge technology. Each course is designed for students to study intensively and efficiently. Students are free to design their own course of study and it is also possible to choose courses regardless of their specific field.
The subjects are as below;
◆School of Applied Information Technology, Web Business Program
◇Artificial Intelligence (AI) ◇Data Science ◇Web Systems Development ◇Network Administration
◇Global Entrepreneurship ◇ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) ◇IT Manga & Anime ◇IT Tourism
◇FinTech ◇Agriculture ◇Marine ◇Health & Medical ◇Content Marketing ◇Education
◇Communication ◇Management ◇Manufacturing ◇Advanced Applications and Technological Trends in IT
Tuition and Fees
- First Year Tuition Fees
- JPY1,800,000（※AY 2022）
Scholarships and Honor Students System
- Stipend/Loan, Interest-free/Loan, Interest-bearing/Exemption
- Repayment Method
- Application Requirements, Selection Process, etc.
- ●Requirement: Applicants who meet studying academic performances and other requirements and who can role model for other students, as well as contributes to KCGI
●Selection Process: Documentation review, written test (Essay writing from different themes with 500 characters), and interview (conducted at the same time as the entrance examination)
Entrance examination for international students
- Application Period
- For further information please refer to our school website.
- Selection Process, etc.
- ◇Application review
Decide by application provided documents.
Interview and oral examination based on the submitted application documents (General knowledge and contents related to applicant's information)
※Interview is conducted online such as via Zoom. Applicants need to take the examination with a prepared PC, microphone, speaker, camera (face must be visible), and an adequate internet and network signal.
※Applicants will be informed for interview details after receiving examination admission card.
Hyakumanben Campus, Kyoto Main School
- 7 Tanakamonzen-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 606-8225 MAP
- 8 min. walk from Demachiyanagi Station
Kyoto Ekimae Satellite, Kyoto Main School
- 10-5 Nishikujoteranomae-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 601-8407 MAP
- 7 min. walk from Kyoto Station
- Daigo Building 7th floor (inside dGIC Inc.), 5-11 Odorinishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, 060-0042 MAP
- 1 min. walk from Odori Station
- VORT Motoazabu 4th floor (inside Hitomedia, Inc.) 3-1-35 Motoazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 106-0046 MAP
- 8 min. walk from Roppongi Station