Nagoya University

Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya

  • #118 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 15,676Total Students
  • 2,512Faculty
  • 1,879Int'l Students

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Nagoya University, since its foundation in 1939, is one of seven imperial universities which has developed into one of the nation’s leading universities. Having established its basic philosophy for teaching and research it has created a unique system of education and research allowing the university to achieve high standards in research, while cultivating Japan’s foremost leaders, as evidenced by its accounting for almost one third of Japan’s Nobel laureates in Science. This success is attributed to the liberal and vibrant character of Nagoya University which encourages education and research that is free from traditional and rigid thinking. From an international perspective, Nagoya University boasts one of the highest ratios of international students in Japan, having close to 200 international academic exchange agreements with overseas institutions. Nagoya University is proud to have developed into a truly world-class university, and aims to gain even further ground and compete with the top universities.

About

Nagoya University, since its foundation in 1939, is one of seven imperial universities which has developed into one of the nation’s leading universities. Having established its basic philosophy for teaching and research it has created a unique system of education and research allowing the university to achieve high standards in research, while cultivating Japan’s foremost leaders, as evidenced by its accounting for almost one third of Japan’s Nobel laureates in Science. This success is attributed to the liberal and vibrant character of Nagoya University which encourages education and research that is free from traditional and rigid thinking. From an international perspective, Nagoya University boasts one of the highest ratios of international students in Japan, having close to 200 international academic exchange agreements with overseas institutions. Nagoya University is proud to have developed into a truly world-class university, and aims to gain even further ground and compete with the top universities.

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #86
  • 2014
    #=99
  • 2015
    #103
  • 2016
    #120
  • 2017
    #=115
  • 2018
    #=116
  • 2019
    #111
  • 2020
    #115
  • 2021
    #=110
  • 2022
    #118

Ranking criteria

56.2
Overall
59.2
Academic Reputation
37.4
Citations per Faculty
51.1
Employer Reputation
92
Faculty Student Ratio
5.1
International Faculty Ratio
20.5
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
15,676

39%
61%

International students
1,879

85%
15%

Total faculty staff
2,512

222
2290

Total students
15,676

39%
61%

International students
1,879

85%
15%

Total faculty staff
2,512

2290
222
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Campus locations

Higashiyama Campus,

Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku , Nagoya , Aichi Prefecture , Japan , 464-8601

Tsurumai Campus,

65, Tsurumai-cho, Showa-ku , Nagoya , Aichi prefecture , Japan , 466-8550

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