, abbreviated to }}, is a Japanese national university headquartered in Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, and is considered as one of the most prestigious universities in Japan.
Nagoya University traces its roots back to 1871 when it was a
temporary medical school. In 1939 it became Nagoya Imperial
. In 1947 it was renamed Nagoya University. In
2004 it became a National
The ideal written in the Nagoya University Academic Charter is to
encourage the intelligentsia with courage by providing an education
which respects independent thought.
While the majority of its students come from Tōkai region
, Nagoya University has a good
portion of students from all over Japan.
It also receives many students from abroad. The majority of them
are from the USA, China, Korea, and
Currently there are over 1000 foreign
students studying in the various faculties of Nagoya
Dr. Ryoji Noyori
, one of the 2001
Nobel Prize in Chemistry
winners spent most of his academic career researching and teaching
at the university.
) , discoverer
of the Okazaki fragments
from Nagoya and was a professor at the university .
Yoshinori Kidani, discoverer of the cancer drug oxaliplatin
Faculties and Graduate Schools
- Information Culture
Nagoya University Hospital
- Educational Glowing
- Arts and Sciences
- Pluralistic Mathematics
- Life Sciences and Agriculture
- International Language Culture
- International Development (GSID)
- Information Science
Notable alumni and faculty members