Kyoto University

Kyoto University (京都大学) in Kyoto, Japan, is home to over 22,000 students. It offers Doctorate Degrees in Agriculture, Communication, Engineering, and Management. Students can also pursue Master's Degrees in those areas, as well as in Information Science. Graduate degrees are offered in Communication, Computer Engineering, Engineering, and Psychology.

Kyoto's forerunner was Chemistry School, which was established in 1869, in Osaka. Kyoto's Imperial University was founded in 1897, and the current university was formed when the imperial university was merged with Third Higher School. 

Based on the QS World University Ranking of 2023, Kyoto University is positioned as the #36 top university in the world, which makes it the #2 top university in Japan. The university's global rank decreased by 3 points from last year.

University Profile

Ranking #36 #2
University Name Kyoto University
Name in Local Language 京都大学
Year Established 1897
Colors Dark blue


Address Yoshida-Honmachi, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Phone +81 (75) 753 7531
Fax +81 (75) 753 2042
Website Kyoto University Website
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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women

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