Kanazawa University

Kakumamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-1192, Japan
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(Updated as of Jul 05, 2019)

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What does Kanazawa University stand for?

Kanazawa University is a national university located at Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. The university traces its origin to the establishment of Hikoso Vaccination Center in 1862. Years after that, the Fourth Higher School (1984), Kanazawa Medical School (1923), Ishikawa Normal School (1943), Kanazawa Technical College (1944), Kanazawa Higher Normal School (1944), and Ishikawa Youth Normal School (1944) were built. In 1949, these schools were merged and became the Kanazawa University. Today, the university is divided into two campuses, the Kakuma and Takaramachi.

Kanawa University offers a wide range of program through its 3 Colleges (Human and Social Sciences, Science and Engineering, and Medical, Pharmaceutical and Healrh Sciences), and 7 Graduate Schools (Human and Socio-Environmental Studies, Natural Science and Technology, Medical Sciences, Advanced Preventive Medical Sciences, Frontier Science Initiative, Law, and Professional Development in Teacher Education).

There are currently more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students that are studying in the university and more than 600 are international students. Proving its academic excellence not only in Japan but also throughout the world, Kanazawa University ranked 20th in the 2018 QS Japan University Rankings and 122nd in Asia.

Kanazawa University facts:

  • Kanazawa University has 181 partner institutions in over 40 countries around the world.
  • Kanazawa University's library has a total floor area of 19,793m2. It holds more than 1,900,000 books and over 36,000 periodicals.
  • The University's Graduate School of Advanced Preventive Medical Sciences is a joint program organized by Kanazawa University and two other leading universities in Japan, Chiba University and Nagasaki University.

Source: https://www.kanazawa-u.ac.jp/e

What programs & courses does Kanazawa University offer?

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Where is Kanazawa University located?

Kakumamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-1192, Japan
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