School of Interdisciplinary Science and Innovation Kyushu University


Building on the active learning skills that Kyushu University requires all students to have, we will develop students' creative task-framing skills, practical teamwork skills, and international communication skills, to ensure that they have both the attitude and abilities required for interdisciplinary studies. Our aim is to ensure that students acquire interdisciplinary problem-solving skills while gaining these attitudes and abilities.

Creative Task-Framing Skills

The ability to frame tasks appropriately to address issues and explore solutions by combining a range of existing knowledge.

Practical Teamwork Skills

The ability to discuss solutions one has devised and combine one's ideas with the knowledge and skills of others, working together to create an achievable solution.

International Communication Skills

The ability to explain solutions clearly to a wide range of people at the site where a problem occurs, and to gain cooperation to ensure that the solutions are implemented.

Interdisciplinary Problem-Solving Skills

The ability to work on actual solutions, drawing upon the four skills required to achieve the interdisciplinary ethos, namely active learning skills, creative task-framing skills, practical teamwork skills, and international communication skills.

Potential future careers of the school's graduates

  • Professionals capable of devising solutions to international and global issues and communicating this information effectively to the rest of the world
  • Experts in designing new social structures and creating new values to solve challenges faced by the international community
  • Interdisciplinary researchers equipped with academic knowledge that transcends the boundary between humanities and science, who will go on to graduate schools within Japan and/or overseas

*Details shout graduate schools in Kyushu University, please refer to P.03.