Name of the University:  Niigata University
Year of the Establishment:
Location (City, Prefecture):
Niigata city, Niigata prefecture
Number of Students:
12, 064
University’s Website:

List of Faculties and Graduate Schools in the University

FacultiesGraduate Schools
Economic Sciences
Creative Studies
Graduate School of Modern Society and Culture
Graduate School of Science and Technology
Graduate School of Health Sciences
Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences

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University Overview

Niigata University has a long institutional history, with origins going back some 150 years. Since our inauguration as a national university in 1949 under the new university system, we have played an important role in higher education and research in Japan.

Over the years, we have grown into a large-scale comprehensive university offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs under ten faculties and five graduate schools in a wide range of disciplines spanning the humanities, education, law, economics, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, health sciences, and dentistry. We have a student body of approximately 13,000 and 3,000 academic and administrative staff members.

As a research-oriented university, we boast several world-leading research institutes, including the Brain Research Institute and the Research Institute for Natural Hazards and Disaster Recovery as well as a university hospital providing high-level medical care as an advanced treatment hospital for the