Kobe Design University

Kobe Design University opened its door for the first time in the year 1989 at the city of Kobe, Hyogo. It is a leading Private higher learning arts & design University which was set up with the mission of providing innovative ideas & skills on visual arts, media arts and design. It focuses to be the perfect home of arts, design and research programs within the national and international level. More than 1700 graduate and undergraduate students enroll and over 300 experienced faculty members are involving in this University. The students’ graduates from this University are able to boost up their career in different sectors like: auto manufacturing, home electronics, optical equipment, housing manufacturing, housing materials, construction facilities, fashion, apparel, textiles, furniture, sundry manufacturing, architecture, designs and so on.

Kobe Design University offers different fantastic academic programs into the graduate and undergraduate programs which are as follows:

  1. Undergraduate programs:
  • Renovation Design Course
  • Architectural Design Course
  • Landscape Design Course
  • Community Design Course
  • Universal Design Course
  • Furniture and Space Design Course
  • Industrial Design Course
  • Car Design Course
  • Graphic Design Course
  • Editorial Design Course
  • Web, Motion Graphics Course
  • Illustration and Drawing Course
  • Picture Book Design Course
  • Filmmaking Course
  • Animation Course
  • 3D-CG Course
  • Story Manga Course
  • Web Animation & Comic Course
  • Comic Illustration Course
  • Fashion Design Course
  • Textile Design Course
  • Fashion Planning Course
  • Art Education Course
  • Painting Course
  • Sculpture & Character Figures Course
  • Glass & Ceramics Course
  • Jewelry & Metalworking Course
  1. Graduate Programs:
  • Arts & Design Course
  • Integrated Arts & Design Course

The requirements of all the international students while applying in this University are as follows:

  • Complete application from online and show all the required documents.
  • All the academic certificates from high school to college must be shown.
  • Immigration documents along with citizenship certificate are also necessary for all the international students.
  • Bank balance is also necessary for the educational purpose.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) must be in Japanese language.
  • Every international student must know Japanese language more efficiently.

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Kobe Design University,

8-1-1 Gakusai-cho Nishi-ku,

Kobe-shi 651-2196,


Website: http://english.kobe-du.ac.jp/