Kumamoto Health Science University (KHSU) was founded in 2003, with its founding principle: “To contribute to society by fostering medical specialists through education and research.” In this spirit, KHSU has been engaging in academic education and professional research in health sciences.

Four Core Values

Knowledge, Skill, Wisdom, and Compassion

Through academic education and professional research in health sciences, KHSU fosters medical specialists with (i) deep insight into human nature and social environment; (ii) advanced knowledge and skills; and (iii) profound humanity and creativity.

Aims of Education

  • ・We strive to foster medical specialists with profound insights into the dignity of human life and social environment.
  • ・We strive to foster medical specialists with broad perspectives, along with problem-identifying and problem-solving abilities.
  • ・We strive to foster medical specialists who cooperate with other medical professionals and demonstrate self-responsibility.
  • ・We strive to foster medical specialists who accept various values and have language skills and information-gathering ability.