Nagoya University
Region: Eastern Asia
Country/Region: Japan
Found Year: 1939
Address: Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku
Introduction

Nagoya University, since its foundation in 1939 as one of seven imperial universities, has developed into one of the nation’s leading universities. Having established its basic philosophy for teaching and research, it has created a unique system of education and research, allowing the University to achieve high standards in research while cultivating Japan’ s foremost leaders, as evidenced by its accounting for almost one third of Japan’s Nobel laureates in Science. This success is attributed to the liberal and vibrant character of Nagoya University, which encourages education and research that is free from traditional and rigid thinking. From an international perspective, Nagoya University boasts one of the highest ratios of international students in Japan, having close to 200 international academic exchange agreements with overseas institutions. Nagoya University is proud to have developed into a truly world-class university, and aims to gain even further ground and compete with the top universities. Nagoya University was designated as Designated National University Corporation by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2018.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
84
Academic Ranking of World Universities
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84
2017
83
2018
90
2019
83
2020
84
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Physics
33
Chemistry
51-75
Earth Sciences
151-200
Oceanography
151-200
Atmospheric Science
151-200
Transportation Science & Technology
151-200
Agricultural Sciences
151-200
Mechanical Engineering
201-300
Key Statistics
15224
Total Enrollment
1809(11.9%)
International Students
9421
Undergraduate Enrollment
283(3.0%)
International Students
5803
Graduate Enrollment
1526(26.3%)
International Students