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Ito Campus

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).

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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.

Kyushu University Ito Campus, Main Entrance and General Education Department

The Symbol of the General Education Department, Big Orange

The Department of Engineering

The Department of Engineering which includes many large buildings in the area.

The General Education Department is spread over a large area and contains numerous facilities for undergraduate students.

One of the student dormitories located on Ito Campus containing new equipment and facilities.


In order to facilitate communication within the Green Asia Education Center which spans Chikushi and Ito campus, modern conferencing facilities are available.

Green Asia Office Ito Branch. Right- TV conference room in office.

Green Asia Students Room. Just in front of office. Staff room is adjacent.

Exercise facility, tennis court, track and field ground, gym, gymnastics are here Kyushu University, is waiting for you!

Chikushi Campus

Students who major in materials science, system engineering or environmental engineering will study in Chikushi Campus.

Chikushi Campus which houses the Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences (IGSES) and a further two research institutes (Research Institute for Applied Mechanics and Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering) is a compact and convenient campus of Kyushu University located in Kasuga city, south of Fukuoka with a population of over 1 million . The campus is located in peaceful residential area served by numerous transportation links allowing access to central Fukuoka in less than 30 minutes.

Chikushi Campus is only 5 minutes walking distance from the nearest train station (Onojo station, JR Kagoshima line).

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The building known as ‘C-Cube’ provides various common spaces for educational exchanges, such as an auditorium, a library, event hall, e-learning facility, and experimental rooms for collaborative research.

An English language lunch-hour gathering is commonly held in this building, and many students and faculty members from various laboratories come together to communicate in English.

A branch of Kyushu University library, known as the Chikushi Library is located in the 1st and 2nd floor of C-Cube. The library is stocked with a mixture of Japanese and English language materials with many technical books available in English as well as numerous mac and pc terminals available for public use. Additionally, it is also possible to access the full complement of the Kyushu University library by using the inter library loan service.

Amenity facility

The building known as ‘Vista-Hall’ houses a restaurant, a small convenience store, and a fitness room for students. Often this public space is used for seasonal events, such as the new student welcoming party.

In the southern area of Chikushi Campus, there is a play-ground and a tennis court. Every weekend, not only students of Kyushu University, but also people from the local community enjoy football, ball games, and tennis.