The new flagship campus of Kyushu University known as the Ito campus is located in the western part of Fukuoka city in the middle of the Itoshima peninsula.
Fukuoka is the most populous city on the island of Kyushu and is still growing rapidly. It is known as the gateway to the wider Asian region and was recently accredited as being one of the “the world’s 10 hottest cities, Newsweek, July 10th, 2006”.
The surrounding Itoshima area is mostly rural and is a wonderful place full of nature where people can enjoy a range of outdoor activities such as camping beach walking, surfing and many sightseeing points.
Kyushu University Ito campus is part of a new purpose built academic town in Fukuoka (Kyudai Gakken-toshi), which opened in 2005. The new campus has the largest area of any university in Japan (2nd: Tsukuba University, 3rd: Tokyo University).
Fukuoka, Itoshima Peninsula and Kyushu University Ito Campus
Currently Ito campus houses the Engineering Department and the General Education Department (for 1st and 2nd year students). Many areas are still under construction and in the near future the Humanities Department, Science Department and Agriculture Department will all move to this campus.
The campus has an extensive range of modern equipment enabling faculty to continue their world leading research for the next generation at Kyushu University.
In order to facilitate communication within the Green Asia Education Center which spans Chikushi and Ito campus, modern conferencing facilities are available.
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