Hiroshima University
Region: Eastern Asia
Country/Region: Japan
Found Year: 1949
Address: 1-3-2 Kagamiyama
Introduction

Hiroshima University aims to be a world-class hub of education and research, to nurture highly skilled human resources who will contribute to their communities with excellence, and to continue the advancement of science and technology through expansion and development of cutting-edge research. Based on the institution’s founding principle, which states “a single unified university, free and pursuing peace in the world”, Hiroshima University fulfills its roles as a national university with the following five guiding principles: 1.The Pursuit of Peace - to develop intellectual attitudes which always seek peaceful solutions to the problems affecting society and the world at large; 2.The Creation of New Forms of Knowledge - to evolve new systems of study which surpass existing frontiers of knowledge and encourage intellectual innovation; 3.The Nurturing of Well-Rounded Human Beings - to train graduates with well-developed and multifaceted personalities by means of an education which has breadth as well as depth; 4.Collaboration with the Local, Regional, and International Community - to create a university with a strong international awareness which can efficiently disseminate knowledge on a worldwide scale, in collaboration with local and regional communities; 5.Continuous Self-Development - to maintain a constant readiness to re-examine established ways of acting, and a constant openness to improvement and innovation.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
501-600
Academic Ranking of World Universities
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301-400
2017
501-600
2018
501-600
2019
501-600
2020
501-600
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Dentistry & Oral Sciences
76-100
Mechanical Engineering
301-400
Mathematics
401-500
Physics
401-500
Earth Sciences
401-500
Chemical Engineering
401-500
Biotechnology
401-500
Key Statistics
15048
Total Enrollment
1753(11.6%)
International Students
10683
Undergraduate Enrollment
336(3.1%)
International Students
4365
Graduate Enrollment
1417(32.5%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
Area Studies
Art Education
Art Education
Behavioral Sciences
Biological Science
British, American, and European Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chemistry
Earth and Planetary Systems Science
Educational Studies
Educational Studies
Elementary School Teacher Education
Elementary School Teacher Education
English Language and Culture Education
English Language and Culture Education
Geography, Archaeology, and Cultural Properties
Health and Sports Sciences Education
Health and Sports Sciences Education
History
Human Life Sciences Education
Human Life Sciences Education
Humanities and The Study of Culture
Integrated Physical Sciences
Japanese and Chinese Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Culture Education
Japanese Language and Culture Education
Language and Culture
Life Sciences
Mathematical and Information Sciences
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mathematics Education
Music Culture Education
Music Culture Education
Natural Environmental Sciences
Philosophy, Thought, and Cultural Study
Physical Science
Psychology
Psychology
Science Education
Science Education
Social Studies Education
Social Studies Education
Socio-Cultural Studies
Special Education
Special Support Education
Sport Sciences
Teaching Japanese As A Second Language
Teaching Japanese As A Second Language
Technology and Information Education
Technology and Information Education
Graduate Programs
Applied Chemistry
Architecture
Biological Science
British, American, and European Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Earth and Planetary Systems Science
Educational Studies
Geography, Archaeology, and Cultural Properties
Higher Education Development
History
Information Engineering
Japanese and Chinese Language and Literature
Language and Culture Education
Learning Science
Lifelong Activities Education
Mathematical and Life Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Science and Engineering
Mechanical System Engineering
Philosophy, Thought, and Cultural Study
Physical Science
Psychology
Science, Technology and Social Studies Education
Special Education
System Cybernetics
Transportation and Environmental Systems