Nagoya University joined the United Nations Academic Impact in 2018
Founded in 1871 as a medical school and chosen to be a national university in 1947, Nagoya University is today one of Japan’s leading institutions for high-level research. It is a comprehensive university that includes 13 graduate schools, nine undergraduate schools, three research institutes and 18 research centers. Nagoya University is proud to be associated with six of Japan’s 16 Nobel laureates since 2001
As one of Japan’s leading universities, Nagoya University fosters individuals capable of exercising leadership both in the domestic and international arenas so they can contribute to human welfare, the development of culture, and global industry. While promoting advanced and innovative education, Nagoya University promotes international academic co-operation and the education of international students. It respects and promotes diversity and multi-cultural understanding, while offering many scholarship opportunities to students from poor countries and families. Nagoya University was selected in 2015 by UN Women as one of the 10 global universities to play a leading role in promoting gender equality and the HeForShe movement in particular. Moreover, its Graduate School of International Development offers graduate-level degree programs focusing on sustainable development, poverty, and peacebuilding, among other subjects.