The Graduate School of Science, Technology and Innovation (STIN) has interdisciplinary curriculums that have integrated natural and social sciences. Its advanced science and technology programs in the fields of Bioproduction, Advanced Membrane Technology, Advanced Information and Communication Technology, and Advanced Medical Science, which are positioned as flagship research areas of Kobe University, are organically integrated with social science programs that have also been recognized for their outstanding achievements. Overview of each area is as follows.
- ・Advanced Membrane Science and Technology
- ・Advanced Information and Communication Technology
- ・Advanced Medical Science
- ・Strategic Entrepreneurship
Our curriculums include a number of practical subjects. For example, every student makes their own business plan in Project-Based Learning of Entrepreneurship in Science and Technology, and students can gain on-site training using pilot plants in Industrial Technology Practice classes taught by instructors who are also experienced business practitioners.
We also conduct introductory lectures in every area of natural science to broaden students’ horizons beyond their own specialized areas.
Students can acquire a high level of expertise in their specialized areas and an interdisciplinary perspective based on fundamental knowledge of other areas, as well as acquire the basic knowledge and practices of social sciences, which are essential in the creation of new businesses.