Osaka University
Region: Eastern Asia
Country/Region: Japan
Found Year: 1931
Address: Yamadaoka 1-1
Introduction

Rooted in Kaitokudo and Tekijuku, Osaka University (OU) was founded in 1931 through the passion of the people of Osaka. Since this beginning it has developed into establishment of scholarships and education, with the motto, “Live Locally, Glow Globally”. 2021 marks 90 years since Osaka University was founded. Today, Osaka University, with the incorporation of Osaka University of Foreign Studies, is a comprehensive research university, comprised of 11 schools, 16 graduate schools, four libraries, two university hospitals, 25 research institutes and facilities. Furthermore, we have four oversea centers in San- Francisco (USA), Groningen (The Netherlands), Bangkok (Thailand) and Shanghai (China). The strengths and features of Osaka University are that it is one of the most innovative universities in Japan with outstanding research in many fields. [Cutting-edge and distinctive research in OU] Immunology, Integrated Frontier Research for Medical Science, Quantum Information and Quantum Biology, Symbiotic Intelligent Systems Research etc. In addition to the excellence of research, Osaka University has strongly promoted university-industry co-creation. Osaka University accepts the highest amount of joint research funds from industries of all universities in japan. There are about 100 research laboratories and units sponsored by companies on campus.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
151-200
Academic Ranking of World Universities
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101-150
2017
101-150
2018
151-200
2019
151-200
2020
151-200
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Dentistry & Oral Sciences
22
Metallurgical Engineering
51-75
Chemistry
76-100
Human Biological Sciences
101-150
Mathematics
151-200
Physics
151-200
Biomedical Engineering
151-200
Materials Science & Engineering
151-200
Key Statistics
23088
Total Enrollment
2589(11.2%)
International Students
15189
Undergraduate Enrollment
840(5.5%)
International Students
7899
Graduate Enrollment
1749(22.1%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
Anthropology
Application Of Natural Science
Application Of Science And Technology
Biology
Chemistry
Dental
Department Of Chemistry, Applied Chemistry
Department Of Environment And Energy
Department Of Humanities
Earth Sciences
Economics
Electronic And Physics
Electronics And Information
Foreign Language
Health Sciences
Information Science
International Public Policy
Law
Mathematics
Medicine
Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Physics
System Science
Graduate Programs
Anthropology
Applied Chemistry
Bioinformatic Engineering
Biological Functions
Biology
Business Engineering
Chemistry
Child Development
Comparative Public Policy
Computer Science
Cosmic Earth Sciences
Cultural Patterns
Cultural Representation Theory
Cultural Theory Of Dynamic
Department Of Macromolecular Science
Earth Engineering Research
Economics
Electrical Electronics
Environmental And Energy Engineering
Global Anthropology
Health Sciences
Information Network
Information Systems Engineering
Institutional Innovation
International Public Policy
Judicial
Language And Culture
Law And Political Science
Life Engineering
Life Information Environmental Science
Management
Material Creation
Materials And Manufacturing Science
Mathematical Information
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Innovation
Medicine
Medicine
Medicine And Health And Applied Science
Molecular Pathology Oral Sciences
Molecular Pharmaceutical Science
Multimedia Engineering
Oral Sciences
Physics
Policy
Precision And Applied Physics
Social Language
Sudden Major
The Basis Of The Mathematical Information
The Biological Function Of Engineering Innovation