Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Hyogo

University of Hyogo

Campus Life


The Graduate School of Social Sciences is located on the Kobe Campus for Commerce, in the western part of Kobe City. Our campus is just thirty minutes away from the center of the city (Sannomiya).


International students majoring in Global Business may apply for accommodation in the on-campus student dormitory, the Global House . Priority will be given to students who enter Japan upon their enrollment in the University of Hyogo. Depending on room availability, it may not be possible to accept all applications. If no rooms are available, students will need to find off-campus accommodation on their own.

Enrollment, Tuition and Other Fees

Enrollment, Tuition and Other Fees

Scholarship and Tuition Fee Waiver and Reduction


Various scholarships, loan-type (which need to be repaid later) and grant-type (which do not need to be repaid), are available for students who have financial hardships. The selection of students to be awarded scholarships will be made based on their academic performance and overall character and behavior. Calls for scholarship applications and all other related information will be posted on the bulletin boards on campus. Be sure to check for this information regularly.

Japanese students

Please see the page in Japanese.

International students

With regard to scholarship programs for international students, the University will make selections based on the academic performance and other factors of each applicant. Explanations on application procedures and other details will be given at the orientation session for international students after enrollment.

Tuition fee exemption/reduction, installment payment, and postponement

Students with outstanding academic performance who have difficulty paying tuition and other fees can apply for payment exemption or reduction (total exemption or 50% reduction). If you wish to apply, please contact the International Relations and Student Affairs Division after enrollment.