|English Name:||Osaka Prefecture University|
|Address:||1-1, Gakuen-cho, Naka-ku|
Osaka Prefecture University(OPU) is located in Sakai, Osaka near the famous Nintoku Tumulus.
As the gateway to the ancient capitals of Nara and Kyoto, Sakai has along
tradition of creativity, entreprenurship and innovation . Established over 130 years ago,
OPU has compromised the School of Engineering, Science, Life and Environmental
Science, Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences, Nursing and Comprehensive
Rehabilitation and each with its own graduate school. From spring 2012 it will initiate
a new structure comprising of four colledges, such as the College of Sustainable System
Sciences, the College of Engineering, the College of Life, Environment, and
Advanced Sciences, and the College of Health and Human Sciences, and these
four colleges consist of 13 schools.
As a leading center of academic excellence and cutting-edge research, OPU is particularly
dedicated to the development of environmentally-friendly materials science and engineering.
Research & Innovation
OPU's school of Engineering ranks high among university citation indexes per discripline, placing the
third in Japan in Computer Science, the 6th in Material Science and the 9th in Engineering.
Particularly outstanding is the Department of Aerospace Engineering.
A high number of proposals or ''seeds'' in the highly competitive Japan Science and Technology
(JST) Innovatinve Research Incubation Program have also been accepted with OPU placing
the 5th national rankings. However, in ratio to the number of faculty members, OPU tops the nation
in proposals accepted. Another focal point is the high number of industry-academia collaborative
projects, placing the 13th in national rankings.
OPU is dedicated to tinternational collaborations through Academic Partnership Agreements
with over 80 universities and institutions around the world as well as a double-degree system with
selected partner institutions.
OPU strives to nurture highly skilled individuals with the learning and experience to meet the needs
of society and contribute to both the local and global community.
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