[Professor Spotlight] Creating new paradigms in our global society - and the engineering department that will help realize these (Masafumi Maeda, Executive Vice President of KUAS)

Blog posts   •   Aug 06, 2018 14:18 -12

I have been involved in a multitude of projects, and have been able to gain understanding of my field through the prisms of both academia and business. I know now that innovation is sparked simply by ‘giving it a shot’. At KUAS and through our engineering department, I want to create a new paradigm for manufacturing to change our global society, together with the faculty and students.

[News] The Engineering Department of the Kyoto University of Advanced Science launches newsroom!

News   •   Aug 06, 2018 14:17 -12

In 2020, the Kyoto University of Advanced Science will launch its all-new, English-language taught Engineering Department out of its Uzumasa Campus in Western Kyoto. Featuring a unique educational style that includes gaining real-world experience at top Kyoto companies, we hope to equip our students with the skills to be able to immediately contribute to the world of engineering upon graduation.

[Campus Life] Open Space, Delicious Food, Unbeatable Prices - Our cafeteria “The Commons G”

Blog posts   •   Aug 06, 2018 14:14 -12

Japanese universities are known for bringing Japanese soul food to their students for a reasonable price, and the Kyoto University of Advanced Science is no different.

[Event] As part of ongoing inter-school collaboration, Harvard University Professor Karen Thornber gave an exclusive lecture at KUAS’ Uzumasa Campus

News   •   Aug 06, 2018 14:11 -12

As part of our ongoing collaboration with Harvard University, periodic lectures are being held at KUAS’ campuses as we are pleased to welcome faculty from one of the most respected academic institutions in the world to Kyoto. Recently, we were happy to host Karen Thornier, a distinguished scholar in the field of comparative linguistics and the chair of the Harvard University Asia Center.

About Kyoto University of Advanced Science

The Kyoto University of Advanced Science’s (KUAS) all-new, innovative English-taught engineering department is currently in the planning phase for its launch in 2020. The school itself has a 50-year history since its establishment, and is an accredited private institution located in the heart of Japan. By inviting the top-notch CEO of a Kyoto-based globally successful firm as chairman, the university aims to offer its academic resources in the international arena, with the exciting new engineering department being one example of these efforts.


  • Kyoto University of Advanced Science
  • 18 Gotanda cho Yamanouchi Ukyo-ku
  • 615-8577 Kyoto
  • Japan

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