Projects for external financing of education

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology selects excellent examples of educational improvement implemented by various universities for financial support in the form of subsidies, etc. Many of the University’s applications have been accepted. Even after the projects have come to an end, we are required to continue sharing the benefits and utilizing them across the university.

○Main projects selected in the past few years

Many of the numerous programs submitted by Kyushu University for the Good Practice (GP) Project were adopted. The following are recent examples selected for GP at Kyushu University.

*WISE Program (Doctoral Program for World-leading Innovative & Smart Education)

This program is designed to establish and develop an integrated master's and doctoral degree program of guaranteed quality, which will lead to the creation and utilization of new knowledge and create value that will drive next generation thoughts. Establishing a clear image of the human resources to be cultivated in order to develop knowledgeable professionals.

  • ・Kyushu University initiatives adopted 【adopted in AY 2020】

    Graduate Program of Mathematics for Innovation (Graduate Schools of Mathematics, Systems Information Science, and Economics)
*Support for Pioneering Research Initiated by the Next Generation

This program aims to strengthen financial support for outstanding, aspiring doctoral students who will play a leading role in the future of science, technology, and innovation in Japan, and to promote the development of a variety of career paths for doctoral personnel to play an active role in a wide range of fields.

  • ・Kyushu University initiatives adopted 【adopted in AY 2021】

    Establishing an open-platform educational system for the development of future-oriented doctoral personnel.
*University Fellowship Founding Project for Innovation Creation in Science and Technology

This program supports universities that are pursuing a university-wide strategy to improve the treatment of doctoral students, who will play an important role in the future creation of innovations in science and technology in Japan, and to support their career paths in an integrated manner, in order to secure excellent human resources who will enter doctoral programs from master's programs.

*Top Global University Project (Type A: Top Type)

This program aims to support efforts to enhance the educational environment in universities working to bolster their international recognition and international competitiveness through bold university reform and internationalization initiatives.

Kyushu University’s project was categorized as Type A (Top Type), which is the category for universities conducting world-class education and research that have the potential to be ranked in the top 100 in world university rankings.

  • ・Kyushu University initiatives adopted 【adopted in AY 2014】

    Strategic Hub Area for top-global Research and Education, Kyushu University (SHARE-Q)
*Digital and double major graduate education structure development

This program supports the effort of training people by setting degree programs which include mathematics, data science and the artificial intelligence field in humanities and the social science field at graduate school.

  • ・Kyushu University initiatives adopted 【adopted in AY 2022】

    Advanced digital humanities human resources development program to contribute to well-being: Establishment of “Digital humanities” which is a combination of Humanities and data science (Graduate School of Humanities, Department of Library Science Graduate School of Integrated Frontier Sciences, and Education and Research Center for Mathematical and Data Science.)