Kyoto Information Graduate University (KCGI) will increase the number of students enrolled in 2020 from 480 to 600.In December 2019, a change notification was submitted to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.It will be 7.5 times the admission capacity of 80 students when the school opened in 2004.As the first IT professional graduate school in Japan, we will continue to work to develop leaders who will lead the IT industry in Japan and overseas.
While IT for business applications continues to evolve, according to estimates of the supply of human resources by the three ministries of economy, industry, welfare and labor, the number of domestic IT human resources is short of about 220,000 as of 2018, 2020 IT demand, such as security measures by holding the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, and the spread of electric vehicles, will continue to grow. In 2030, the shortage will be 790,000 (high scenario = market growth rate of 3 to 9 % (Assuming%).
Under such circumstances, the University of Tokyo, which has trained the top leaders in the IT application field and has produced talented human resources, has been attracting attention, and the number of applicants from Japan and overseas has rapidly increased.The University has responded to this situation and has decided to increase its enrollment capacity to meet the demands of society. Due to the increase in enrollment capacity, the accommodation capacity will be 1,080 in FY2020 and 1,200 after FY2021.