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Welcome to Kobe City University of Foreign Studies (KCUFS) International Office!

The International Office was established in June 2006 as a part of the Kobe City University of Foreign Studies 60th anniversary project. We aim to provide students with more opportunities for international exchange involving KCUFS students, international students and students who have returned from abroad. We hope you would utilize this office for your needs.

We hope you would utilize this office for your needs.

About International Office

Place Research Institute, 1st floor
Open Hours Monday-Friday 9:00 - 17:00
Open regularly over the summer, winter and spring vacation.

Students can use following facilities during Open Hours.

  • Two Computers and a printer for students to gather information
  • Various magazines and pamphlets
  • A comfortable place to browse documents
  • A place to exchange ideas and have conversation
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    C3 Space
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    International Office

1. For Study Abroad

Full-time staff with study abroad experience are on duty at the center and we will provide the following services:

  • Provide a place for international exchange among current students, international students and people with study abroad experiences.
  • Provide consultation and support for study at Partner Universities / Institutions.
  • Provide information on study abroad.
  • Hold various seminars and brief interested parties regarding study abroad.

2. For Incoming International Students

The International Office provides opportunities for language and cultural exchange with Japanese students. International students participating in the KCUFS Japanese Language Program or Intensive Japanese Language Summer Course have a personal Mentor and Japanese Conversation Partners. Mentors support the international students in daily life when they need help; and international students can freely practice speaking Japanese outside of class, with Japanese Conversation Partners.

3. GAIDAI Chat

We provide Free Chatting Sessions in several languages for International Students and our students.
*Limited to KCUFS students.

English Chat
German Chat
Spanish Chat

4. Contact

International Office, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies
Telephone: +81-78-794-8171 (for Office)
Facsimile: +81-78-794-8178
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9-1, Gakuenhigashi-machi, Nishi-ku, Kobe, JAPAN 651-2187

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9-1, Gakuenhigashi-machi, Nishi-ku, Kobe, JAPAN 651-2187 Phone: +81-78-794-8121 / Facsimile: +81-78-792-9020/Email: international-office(at)*Please replace (at) with @.