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Encyclopedia > Japanese national universities

There are 89 National Universities (kokuritsu daigaku 国立大学) in Japan. Although there are many more private universities that offer Higher education, the national universities are held in higher regards. A national university is a university created or run by a national government. ... This article needs to be updated. ...


In 2004, the National University system underwent partial privatization and is now referred to as the National University Corporation.


The following is a partial list of Japanese National Universities:

The forerunners of the national universities were the Imperial Universities. Chiba University(千葉大学) is a national university in Chiba Japan. ... Ehime University , abbreviated to 愛大 Aidai) is a Japanese national university in Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan. ... Gifu University (岐阜大学; Gifu Daigaku , abbreviated to 岐大 Gidai) is a national university in Gifu, Japan. ... Hiroshima University, in the Japanese city of Hiroshima, was established in 1949, by the merger of a number of educational institutions in the city. ... Hitotsubashi University (一橋大学; Hitotsubashi Daigaku) is a national university in Tokyo, Japan. ... Hokkaido University ), or Hokudai ), is one of the leading national universities of Japan. ... Ibaraki University ), Japan, is a national university located in Ibaraki Prefecture, with campuses in the cities of Mito, Ami and Hitachi. ... Kobe University in Japan (神戸大学 Kobe Daigaku, abbreviated to 神大 Shindai) is one of the top-rating national universities. ... The Kumamoto University is in Kumamoto, Japan. ... The Clocktower Kyoto University (Japanese: 京都大学, Kyōto Daigaku; abbreviated to 京大, Kyōdai) in Kyoto, Japan, is the second oldest university and one of the leading research universities in the country. ... Kyushu University (九州大学 KyÅ«shÅ« Daigaku, abbreviated to 九大 KyÅ«dai) in Fukuoka City is one of Japans most prestigious national universities and the largest public university on the island of Kyushu. ... Mie University (三重大学; Mie Daigaku, abbreviated to 三重大 Miedai) is a national university in Tsu, Mie, Japan. ... (名古屋工業大学 Nagoya Kōgyō Daigaku, abbreviated to 名工大 Meikōdai) is one of the top-rated institutions of higher learning dedicated to technology in Japan. ... Nagoya University (名古屋大学 Nagoya Daigaku, abbreviated to 名大 MÄ“dai; Tokyos Meiji Universitys 明大 is pronounced identically) is a Japanese national university in Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, and is considered by some to be one of the most prestigious universities in Japan. ... Nagasaki University ) is a national university of Japan located in the city of Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. ... Niigata University is a national university in Niigata, Japan, founded in 1949. ... Osaka University (大阪大学 ÅŒsaka Daigaku; abbreviated to 阪大 Handai) is a public coeducational research university in Suita, Osaka, Japan. ... Saitama University (埼玉大学 Saitama Daigaku abbreviated 埼大 Saidai) is a national university headquartered in Sakura-ku, Saitama, Saitama, Japan. ... Shinshu University (信州大学; Shinshu Daigaku, abbreviated as 信大 Shindai) is a national university in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. ... The University of Tokyo ), abbreviated as Todai ), is one of the leading research universities in Japan. ... Tohoku University (東北大学; Tōhoku Daigaku, abbreviated as 東北大 Tōhokudai), located in the city of Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture in the Tohoku region, is one of Japans most prestigious national universities. ... Tokyo Gakugei University (東京学芸大学) or Gakudai (学大), for short, is a national university in Koganei, Tokyo. ... Tokyo Institute of Technology Tokyo Institute of Technology (東京工業大学; Tōkyō Kōgyō Daigaku), often called Tokyo Tech or Tōkōdai (東工大) for short, is the largest institution of higher learning in Japan dedicated to science and technology. ... Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (東京藝術大学), or Geidai (芸大), is one of the oldest and most prestigious fine art schools in Japan. ... Tokyo University of Foreign Studies ), often referred to as TUFS, is a specialist university[2] in Tokyo. ... University of Tsukuba University of Tsukuba (筑波大学;Tsukuba Daigaku), located in the city of Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture in the Kanto region, is one of Japans most prestigious national universities. ... Yokohama National University (横浜国立大学) is a university in Yokohama, Japan. ... The title Imperial university should literally denote a university established under an empire, however many universities have adopted the title simply to add a sense of prestige or lineage. ...


See also

A national university is a university created or run by a national government. ...

External links

  • The Japan Association of National Universities

 
 

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