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The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics - Facts


The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics
The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics

Establishment Entity

Kyoto Joho Gakuin


7 Tanaka Monzencho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
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Graduate School

School of Applied Information Technology


Web Business Technology Program

Credit number required for program completion

44 credits

Admission Quota

600 people (total capacity 1200 people)

Term of Study

2 years

Awarded degree

Master of Science in Information Technology (professional)
Master of Science in Information Technology(M.S. in IT)

Philosophy of Establishment

To foster applied information technology specialists with advanced practical abilities and creativity to respond to the needs of society, take charge of the times, and lead the next generation.

Educational Content

A program was developed to train engineers and CIOs specialized in e-business based on Information Technology education combined with international business education. Our curriculum is adapted based on IS (Information System) Master's course of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and adapted to our situation.

Educational System

The founder, educators and staff of Kyoto Computer Gakuin, the first computer education institution in Japan, established a new independent graduate school, taking advantage of close collaboration with prominent professors in the U.S., based on over five years of experience in a Master's degree joint program with the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) IT Department. The pragmatic education of "industry-oriented" education which is rich in innovation and pioneering is carried out by inviting many professional teachers of IT related enterprises. We have an educational system of open horizontal specialization and learner-oriented instructional design. We also offer advanced multi-media assistance education.

*The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics accepts the application from those who have graduated from a four-year university or have graduated from a four-year course at an advanced vocational school designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
Those who does not meet the above criteria may be eligible to apply if they pass a separate screening.