Nagoya University

4.5 out of 5 (11 ratings / 9 reviews) Nagoya, Japan
In 1871, after the Meiji Restoration, Nagoya Prefecture (formerly the Nagoya Domain), under the guidance of Keisuke Ito and other pioneers from the Nagoya Domain's Smallpox Vaccination Clinic, established the Temporary Hospital and School, which is said to have been the forerunner of today's Nagoya University, to spread Western medicine and cultivate medical practitioners.

Bachelor's programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (4)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Social Sciences (2)
Business & Management (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)

About

History

Nagoya University has a 144-year history, dating from when the Temporary Medical School/Public Hospital -- the forerunner of today's Nagoya University -- was established in 1871. The University became the last Imperial University of Japan in 1939, and the educational reforms in 1949 led to the beginning of Nagoya University under the new education system.

Education

Based on a tradition of open-mindedness that transcends existing boundaries, NU’ s academic culture encourages (1) the development of actual products via the application of technologies, (2) the design of practical systems and novel structures, and (3) the nurturing of young minds and original talents that will go on to establish new academic disciplines and global industries. Our overarching aim is to cultivate future leaders who are endowed with true courage and intellect.

Research

In order to pursue ethical research activities, Nagoya University set up the Responsible Person for Ethical Research and the Ethical Research Committee. Also, it laid down the measures to be taken when research misconduct occurs.Research misconduct means intentional figment, tampering, and fraudulent use in application, implementation, reporting, or examination of a research. Any person who suspects research dishonesty in Nagoya University may make the allegation regardless of whether the person is internal or external to the University.

Career

At the Career Services Office, students can freely browse career-related materials and publications and use computers connected to the Internet.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
84 -1
2020
83 7
2019
90
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
118 -8
2021
110 5
2020
115
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
351
2021
351 -50
2020
301
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
310 -20
2020
290
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Nagoya University has established the Center for Student Counseling to strengthen its counseling system for Japanese and international students, by providing general consultation as well as mental health and career counseling, and to ensure that students have a rewarding university life.

Housing services

There are six Nagoya University residences available to international research fellows: International Residence Higashiyama, Researchers Village HIGASHIYAMA, Noyori Conference Hall, Idaka-cho Residence, Researchers Village DAIKO, and Researchers Village YAKUMO.

Library services

The University Libraries, consisting of the Central Library, Medical Library, and libraries in each school/graduate school.

In recent years, to keep up with globalization and the evolution of information, the University Libraries have started providing a variety of academic information in digital formats, including e-books, databases and electronic journals.

Medical services

The Research Center of Health, Physical Fitness and Sports was established in 1975 by merging the Department of Health and Physical Education of the College of General Education with the Health Administration Center. The missions of this center are to conduct scientific research on sports and health, to provide health care and education of students and staff.

Student Life

Sports facilities

The center also provides various kinds of recreational sports programs for students and staff. 

The research fields of the Division of Physical Fitness and Sports include: 

  • Exercise physiology
  • Physical activity and fitness,
  • Sport management,
  • Sport pedagogy,
  • Sport psychology
  • Sport biomechanics.

Student clubs

  • A Cappella Circle "JP-act"
  • Amateur Radio Club
  • Art Club
  • Astro Study Association
  • Bible Study Circle
  • Bluegrass (Country Music) Circle
  • Brass Band "Nagoya University Wind Orchestra"
  • Child Culture Society "Hokiboshi"
  • Child Welfare Volunteer Society "Fukushiken"
  • Chorus Club "Chor Glanze"

Student Reviews

Hospital Administration
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Experience at university is a good which directly helps me on developing me as a hospital administrator. There we were given a practical lesson more than a theoretical knowledge.

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