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KURUME INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Kurume Institute of Technology is located in Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefecture. The Institution consists of six departments in the Faculty of Engineering., and three courses in the Graduate School. We foster "engineers rich in humanity" and we provide assistance and services needed for individual students.


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History

August 1958 Kurume Kogyo Gakuen was established and accredited by the Ministry of Education
April 1966 Kurume Kogyo Gakuen Junior College was established: the Department of Automotive Engineering (Day Course), and the Department of Automotive Engineering (Night Course).
April 1973 The Department of Architectural Equipment Engineering was established.
January 1976 The college name was changed from Kurume Kogyo Gakuen to Kurume Institute of Technology.
April 1976 The Faculty of Engineering was established: There were three departments: the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the Department of Automotive Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Architecture and Equipment Engineering.
April 1977 Bekka or a two-year vocational course was established:. Automotive Engineering Course.
April 1978 An Automotive Mechanical Engineering Course was added to Bekka.
June 1979 Kurume Kogyo Gakuen Junior College was closed.
April 1985 The Department of Electronics and Information Engineering was added to the Faculty of Engineering.
April 1986 The Laboratory of Intelligence Engineering was established.
April 1996 The Graduate School of Engineering was established: an Energy Systems Engineering Course and an Electronic Information Systems Engineering Course.
April 2001 Kurume Institute of Technology began to accept transfer students.
March 2002 Automotive Mechanical Engineering in Bekka was closed.
April 2002 The Department of Environmental Symbiosis Engineering was established.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering was renamed as the Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering.
The Department of Architecture and Equipment Engineering was renamed as the Department of Architecture and Building Services Engineering.
The Department of Electronics and Information Engineering was renamed as the Department of Information and Network Engineering.
March 2003 The Laboratory of Intelligence Engineering was closed.
April 2005 The Course system was introduced to the undergraduate programs.
April 2007 The Department of Education and Creation Engineering was established.
An Automotive Systems Engineering Course was added to the Graduate School.