Department of Environmental Management Engineering, Faculty of Environmental Science and Technology, Okayama University

Japanese Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science, Division of Social Engineering and Environmental Management, Department of Rural Environment Management

JABEE (Japan Accreditation Board for Engineering Education) Program

Department members make a continuous effort to improve the education program in areas such as curriculum and diploma policy as well as educational environment. Our education program has been accredited as a professional engineering education program for agricultural engineers by JABEE since 2004. Graduates of non-JABEE accredited program must pass the first level examination of the national professional engineer evaluation, whereas JABEE graduates who have completed our department program are exempted. At completion of the program, the qualification of Associate Professional Engineer is granted. When JABEE graduates take the second level examination, they can choose among all technical disciplines as well as agricultural engineering. For more details on the Professional Engineer examination, see the JABEE website (