University of Toyama

The University of Toyama will uphold a global standard of education and research integrated with the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and life sciences open to the regional community and to the world. 

Bachelor's programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (4)
Medicine & Health (4)
Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Business & Management (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Education & Training (1)
Law (1)



The University of Toyama is an university integrated by 3 national universities; Toyama University (founded in 1949), Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University (founded in 1975) and Takaoka National College (founded in 1983) were integrated by the government in October 2005.


This integrated university holds 9 schools, 8 graduate schools, University Laboratory, University Hospital, University Library as well as other educational and research facilities, such as Center for International Education and Research.


nstitute of Natural Medicine is established for the purpose of “Research of scientific principle of natural medicine, and its applied research.” Making full use of modern advanced science and technology, scientifically research of natural medicines and traditional medicines are progressed to integrate Eastern medicine and Western medicine, and we build a new medicinal system. 

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Library services

The University of Toyama has three libraries, the Central Library on Gofuku campus, the Medical & Pharmaceutical Library on Sugitani campus, and the Art & Design Library on Takaoka campus. The Library’s mission is to provide comprehensive resources and services in support of the research, teaching, and learning needs of the university community. 

Medical services

University of Toyama Hospital is the only hospital in Toyama prefecture which designated as the Special functioning hospital and provides advanced medical care, the best to patients. We also provide easy of access, comfortable medical environment.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Toyama is located in Toyama City and Takaoka City in Toyama Prefecture located on the West coast, in the middle of Japan. Toyama Prefecture is a local district with changes of the seasons where the Tateyama mountain range is in the south and Toyama Bay, the Sea of Japan to the north. So you can learn in a comfortable environment. Gofuku campus has 6 schools; Humanities, Education, Economics, Science, Engineering and Sustainable Design. Sugitani campus has School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Takaoka campus has School of Art and Design.

Student clubs

In order to achieve the goals based on the philosophy of the University of Toyama, the Organization for Education and Student Support promotes, adjusts and supports the university-wide programs necessary for recruiting students under the Admission Policy, ensuring high-quality education, and creating good environments for students to study and live in. In doing so, it aims to contribute to the nurturing of the students.

Toyama-shi, Toyama, Japan

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