Kanazawa Institute of Technology

Kanazawa Institute of Technology (金沢工業大学, Kanazawa Kōgyō Daigaku) is an institution of higher learning in Nonoichi City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. It is often called KIT, or koudai (工大, kōdai) for short.

Kanazawa Institute of Technology
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It is known for its unique educational policy that attaches importance to initiative of students. One of the examples is Yumekobo (夢考房, Yumekōbō), coined from yume (dream), (thought, to think) and kōbō (workshop), where students take parts in their projects and research on solar cars, universal design, etc.


Undergraduate programsEdit

  • College of Engineering (6 Departments)
  • College of Environmental Engineering and Architecture (5 Departments)
  • College of Informatics and Human Communication (4 Departments)

Graduate programsEdit

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Information and Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering and Electronics
  • System Design Engineering
  • Material Design Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Material Engineering
  • System for Intellectual Creation
  • Clinical Psychology

Coordinates: 36°31′47.7″N 136°37′37.9″E / 36.529917°N 136.627194°E / 36.529917; 136.627194