|January 1945||The plan of founding Kagoshima Prefectural Technical College was authorized.|
|April 1945||Kagoshima Prefectural Technical College was established.
Department of Mechanics
Department of Electricity
Department of Architecture
Department of Chemical Industry
|February 1949||Kagoshima Prefectural Technical College was renamed Faculty of Engineering, Kagoshima Prefectural University.
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Department of Architecture
Department of Applied Chemistry
|July 1955||Kagoshima Prefectural University was transferred to the care of the nation and changed name to Kagoshima University.|
|July 1958||Removal from Ishiki campus to Arata campus was completed.|
|April 1963||Department of Mechanical Engineering II was established.|
|April 1964||Department of Chemical Engineering was established.|
|April 1965||Department of Engineering Fundamentals was established.|
|April 1967||Department of Electronics Engineering was established.|
|April 1968||Graduate School of Engineering (Master’s Program) was founded.
Mechanical Engineering Course
Mechanical Engineering II Course
Electrical Engineering Course
Applied Chemistry Course
Chemical Engineering Course
|April 1971||Electronics Engineering Course was established in Master’s Program.|
|April 1973||Department of Ocean Civil Development Engineering was established.|
|April 1980||Ocean Civil Engineering Course was established in Master’s Program.|
|April 1989||Department of Information and Computer Science was established.|
|April 1991||Department of Applied Chemistry and Department of Chemical Engineering were reorganized and merged into Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.|
|April 1992||Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering II were reorganized and merged into Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Department of Electrical Engineering and Department of Electronics Engineering were reorganized and merged into Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Department of Ocean Civil Development Engineering was reorganized and renamed Department of Ocean Civil Engineering.
Department of Architecure was reorganized and renamed Department of ……
Department of Engineering Fundamentals was abolished.
|April 1994||Graduate School of Engineering (Master’s Program) was reorganized Graduate School of Engineering (Lower Division of Doctoral Degree Program).
Graduate School of Engineering (Upper Divison of Doctoral Degree Program) was established.
Material Science and Production Engineering
System Information Engineering
|November 1994||The completion of Inamori Hall was celebrated.|
|April 1995||The 50th anniversary of founding of Faculty of Engineering was celebrated.|
|April 1997||Department of Bioengineering was established.
Department of Information and Computer Science was reorganized.
College of Liberal Arts was abolished.
|April 1997||Admission Capacity of Graduate School of Engineering (Lower Division of Doctoral Degree Program) was increased by 50|
|April 1998||Graduate School of Science and Engineering was founded by merging Graduate School of Science and Graduate School of Engineering.|