Kochi National College of Technology was founded in April 1963 as a higher
education institution to train practical engineers. The college endeavors to solidly
educate young students to meet a variety of challenges and realize their dreams,
and many graduates have achieved successful careers in Japan and around the
world as creative and practical engineers.
The Advanced Course Department was established in April 2000 to teach more
advanced expertise and technologies, producing ever more highly talented
The Advanced Course Department offers a further two years of study for graduate
students following five years in the technical college.
The department is divided into
three fields of advanced learning in which students study in small groups with close
attention to detail, aiming to become world-class engineers in the fields of research
and development as well as practical engineering.
The Kochi National College of Technology offers the perfect environment for
learning and research.
The library has more than 65,000 books and an information processing center
linking the college to the world. It also boasts the largest, campus-based WiFi
network nationwide, incorporating all school buildings and dormitories, offering an
Internet connection even while moving around, regardless of time and place.
The college facilities also include a dining room and store, club rooms, and
dedicated courts for a variety of sports, to ensure a rich student life.