Name of the University:  Kanazawa University
Year of the Establishment:
Location (City, Prefecture): 
Kanazawa, Ishikawa
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List of Faculties and Graduate Schools in the University

3 colleges and 1 shcool:

College of Human and Social Sciences
College of Science and Engineering
College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences
School of General Education

7 graduate schools:

Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies
Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology
Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Graduate School of Advanced Preventive Medical Sciences

Graduate School of Frontier Science Initiative

Law School
Graduate School of Professional Development in Teacher Education

Partner University in Uzbekistan: N/A

University Overview

Kanazawa University shall accept students with various talents and competencies, giving consideration to collaboration with various educational institutes, recurrent education for adults, international student education and lifelong learning. The university will enforce practical education with clearly defined objectives at the undergraduate level that is interlinked with the graduate level.
Kanazawa University shall pay respect to the individuality of students as well as their right to learn, having self-study as the basis of education. Organizationally carried out faculty development activities aiming at educational reform will be enhanced, resulting in fostering talent with specialized knowledge and capability of pursuing problems. Furthermore, such talent will have adaptability to international society, in addition to high morals and personalities rich in human qualities.
Kanazawa University shall endeavor to cultivate distinguished intellect, ranging from that of fundamental research dealing with pursuit of truth to that of research directly connected to technology. The university shall thus actively contribute to society by opening up new academic fields and by promoting the transfer of technology and the creation of new industry.
Kanazawa University shall provide its members with an environment suitable for carrying out research independently guaranteeing the freedom of knowledge and a healthy competition, regardless of the field of study; i.e. humanities, social sciences, natural sciences or medicine, or the character of research, i.e. fundamental or applied research. Furthermore, the university shall promote prospective research and foster young researchers, thereby maintaining a structure capable of challenging the new at all times and bringing out its distinct characteristics.