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Kanazawa University

Kakuma-machi Kanazawa View map
Japan
#581-590
Public
Very High
10,278
1,209
684

Overview

Center for the Creation of Knowledge through the Fusion of Knowledge Kanazawa University as the Stronghold of Intellect in East Asia The origin of Kanazawa University dates back to a smallpox vaccination center established by the Kaga Clan in 1862. It is the third oldest national university and one of the Hokuriku Region’s major institutions of higher education. Succeeding the history and tradition of its predecessors, the university was established in 1949. Today, it is comprised of 3 colleges, 16 schools, 5 graduate schools, university hospital, cancer research center and other sectors. We uphold the charter to be “a research university dedicated to education, while opening up its doors to both local and global society,” tackle the various problems of today’s society and believe it is our mission to create the knowledge and train personnel to solve these problems. Our university aims to be the university that is open to the world, while growing roots in the local community through the advanced education and research with global eyes, local ties in community service and active interaction with businesses. Also, the university has always been involved in the creation of new culture in the historical and cultural city of Kanazawa. We...

University Highlights

Total students - 10,278

23%
77%

International students - 684

22%
78%

Total faculty staff - 1,209

62
1147

Total students - 10,278

23%
77%

International students - 684

22%
78%

Total faculty staff - 1,209

1147
62
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