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Osaka Prefecture University
English Name: Osaka Prefecture University
Region: Eastern Asia
Country: Japan
Found Year: 1883
Address: 1-1, Gakuen-cho, Naka-ku
Website: http://www.osakafu-u.ac.jp

Introduction

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. 

http://www.osakafu-u.ac.jp/english/info/overview/reorganization/index.html

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.

 

Mission

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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