Kumamoto National Institute of Technology, officially known as the Incorporated Administrative Agency National Institute of Technology, Kumamoto College, has six Departments and two Advanced Courses in two campuses. The college is an institute of higher education which sets information and communication technology as the common basis for all disciplines, among which are Information, Communication and Electronic Engineering as well as Fused and Combined Engineering as distinctive academic areas. Our missions are to educate technical practitioners and creative technologists with personal characteristics as a superb engineer who are eligible in contributing to the global field of engineering, and, to serve the local community by making the most of scientific technology.
The following are our vision and missions.
We, in conformity with the Fundamentals of Education Act, intend to teach specialized disciplines along with the development of human resources who owns creativity with practical and special knowledge as well as superb professional skills, based on School Education Law and the Incorporated National Institute of Technology Organization Act.
The two missions we adopt are: to educatetechnical practitioners and creative technologists with relevant expert knowledge and skills as well as personal characteristics as a superb engineer who are eligible in contributing to the global field of engineering, and, to serve the local community by making the most of scientific technology.
Locations of Campuses
2659-2 Suya, Koshi, Kumamoto
2627 Hirayamashin-Machi, Yatsushiro, Kumamoto
Departments and Advanced Courses
Three departments at Kumamoto Campus are deeply related to electronics and information engineering:
- Department of Information, Communication and Electronic Engineering
- Department of Control and Information Systems Engineering
- Department of Human-Oriented Information Systems Engineering
Yatsushiro Campus has three departments of “combined” general engineering:
- Department of Mechanical and Intelligent Systems Engineering
- Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering
- Department of Biological and Chemical Systems Engineering
Our college has the faculty of liberal studies on both campuses:
Students can acquire higher skills and knowledge and broad perspective to be more practical and creative engineers through additional two-year education at Advanced Course of Electronics and Information Systems Engineering (Kumamoto Campus) and Production Systems Engineering (Yatsushiro Campus).
Promotion of cooperation with local communities and educational development assistance of the communities
Our college intends to deepen the relevance of its academic programs and contribute to our local communities by becoming a resource for industrial development and personnel training. We will cooperate with local industries and educational organizations through our ICT Center for Learning Support, Problem Based Learning and Integrated Education Center, Research Innovation Center and Center for Technical and Educational Support.
Short term international students
Our college accepts short-term International exchange students from our partner institutions every year. Short-term International exchange students belong to each labs by their specialties and work on their projects under the guidance of our professors.