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Kyoto Institute of Technology

The unique characteristic of KIT, the exploration of “Wisdom, Beauty and Technology,” has evolved over our 110 year history dating from the establishment of our predecessor institutions, Kyoto College of Technology and Kyoto College of Textile Fibers.

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About

History

The history of KIT began over 100 years ago with two forerunner institutions; one specializing in engineering, design and the applied arts and another in sericulture, spinning and weaving.

Research

Center for Education and Research

  • Museum and Archives
  • Center for Information Science
  • Center for Environmental Science
  • Drosophila Genetic Resource Center
  • Center for Instrumental Analysis

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
801
2019
801
2018
-
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
-
2019
1001 -200
2018
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.

Services

Housing services

Kyoto Institute of Technology offers housing at its International House (Marikoji Kaikan). International House capacity is limited. Applications for accommodation are accepted twice a year, in January and July. For further details, please contact International Affairs.

Library services

Unlike typical public libraries, the KIT university library is primarily meant to support specific study and research being conducted on campus. The library maintains a wide array of materials and services with the objective of assisting researchers and students in their academic work

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