Outline of Nagoya University
- 1871 Established as a temporary hospital medical school
- 1939 Established as Nagoya Imperial University
- 1949 Name changed to Nagoya University
- 2004 Launched as National University Corporation Nagoya University
- Research: To pursue truth and to produce results of scholastic distinction on the international stage.
- Education: To cultivate “courageous intellectuals” endowed with powers of rational thought and creative imagination.
- Contribution to Society: To contribute to the welfare of humanity and the development of culture, as well as to global industry.
Currently, Nagoya University has 9 undergraduate and 13 graduate schools. Other facilities include 3 subsidiary research institutes, 2 facilities open to the public and 16 research centers.
For more information, visit the University Website given below.
Link to Nagoya University Website:
Outline of Nagoya City
- A population of 2.2 million, making it the 4th largest city in Japan
- Conveniently located in the center of Japan’s main island (Honshu)
- Considered a meeting place for the Japan’s eastern and western cultures
- Nagoya and the surrounding area is best known as Japan’s industrial powerhouse, a center of manufacturing in Japan and home world leading industries in engineering, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, nanotechnology, and ICT.
- Popular as an industrial tourism destination
(For example: Factory tours to the many world class manufactures and traditional Japanese industries found in and around Nagoya City)
- Some of the world class industries found in this region include:
– Automobiles (Toyota, Honda, Mitsubishi Motors, Suzuki)
– Auto parts (Denso, Aisin Seiki, Aisin AW, Toyoda Gosei)
– Ceramics (NGK Insulators, IBIDEN)
– Machine tools (Yamazaki Mazak, Okuma)
– Aircrafts ( MHI/Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., KHI/Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd, etc)
- In addition, the Port of Nagoya which is a comprehensive port with over 100 years of history has the largest shipment value in Japan and is ranked among the worlds busiest ports.
Link to Nagoya City Homepage