Around 1,500 students from different countries all over the world are presently attending Kyushu University. Of this number, around 140 students belong to the Faculty of Agriculture, mostly graduate students. With the university being chosen as one of the venues for the Global 30 project, the Faculty of Agriculture is launching its newest undergraduate program - The International Undergraduate Program at the Department of Bioresource and Bioenvironment, School of Agriculture.
Kyushu University currently offers a unique education and research program in the Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences; namely, International Development Research Course - A Special Program for International Students. The course was introduced in October 1994 in the form of a post-graduate program, which, upon completion, qualifies towards the Master’s as well as Doctoral degrees.
This program in the School of Agriculture provides an education targeted at the acquisition of extensive knowledge related to bio-production, bio-functions and bio-environmental sciences. Students also acquire expertise and skills that can be applied internationally, and will graduate as professionals with a widely balanced approach to creating solutions. The agricultural research and education field includes basic and applied sciences, extensively covering both natural sciences and social sciences.