Saturday, 1 February 2014

TOP TEN UNIVERSITIES OF JAPAN

The University of Tokyo is a research university located in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan. The University has 10 faculties with a total of around 30,000 students, 2,100 of whom are foreign. Its five campuses are in Hongō, Komaba, Kashiwa, Shirokane and Nakano. It is the first of Japan's National Seven Universities, and is considered the most prestigious university in Japan. It ranks as the highest in Asia and 21st in the world according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2013.
FACULTIES:
-Law
-Medicine
-Engineering
-Letters
-Science
-Agriculture
-Economics
-Arts and Sciences
-Education
-Pharmaceutical Sciences


Tokyo Tech is the largest institution for higher education in Japan dedicated to science and technology. Tokyo Tech enrolled 4,850 undergraduates and 5,006 graduate students for 2009–2010. It employs around 1,400 faculty members.
Tokyo Tech's main campus is located at Ōokayama on the boundary of Meguro and Ota, with its main entrance facing the Ōokayama Station. Other campuses are located in Nagatsuta and Tamachi. Tokyo Tech is organised into 6 schools, within which there are over 40 departments and research centres.
Operating the world-class supercomputer Tsubame 2.0, and taking a breakthrough in high-temperature superconductivity, Tokyo Tech is a major centre for supercomputing technology and condensed matter research in the world.
Tokyo Tech is a member of LAOTSE, an international network of leading universities in Europe and Asia exchanging students and senior scholars.
Tokyo Tech runs intensive programmes for obtaining master degree or PhD. Called the Tokyo Tech's International Graduate Program, the programmes are targeted at international students of high academic potential who are not Japanese speakers. Lectures and seminars are given in English mainly by Tokyo Tech's faculty members. Programme starting dates are October or April. Public fundings for these courses are also available; those students who have academic excellence may apply for scholarships from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan.



Osaka University  is a national university located in Osaka, Japan. It is the sixth oldest university in Japan as the Osaka Prefectural Medical College, and one of Japan's National Seven Universities. Numerous prominent scientists have worked at Osaka University such as the Nobel Laureate in Physics Hideki Yukawa.It is recognized as a leading university, especially in the basic sciences, technology and medical field.



Tohoku University  is a Japanese national university. It is the third oldest Imperial University in Japan and is a member of the National Seven Universities. It is considered as one of the most prestigious universities in Japan, and one of the top fifty universities in the world.
FACULTIES:
-Arts and Letters
-Education
-Law
-Economics
-Science
-Medicine
-Dentistry
-Pharmaceutical Sciences
-Engineering
-Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
-Information and Intelligent Systems
-Applied Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Bio molecular Engineering
-Materials Science and Engineering
-Civil Engineering and Architecture
-Agriculture



Nagoya University  is a Japanese national university headquartered in Chikusa-ku, Nagoya. It is one of Japan's National Seven Universities.
FACULTIES:
-Law
-Medicine
-Engineering
-Letters
-Science
-Agriculture
-Economics
-Education
-Information Culture



Tokyo Metropolitan University is a public university in Japan. Tokyo Metropolitan University was established in 2005 by integrating three metropolitan universities and one junior college: Tokyo Metropolitan University (東京都立大学 Tōkyō Toritsu Daigaku?), Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology (東京都立科学技術大学?), Tokyo Metropolitan University of Health Sciences (東京都立保健科学大学?), and Tokyo Metropolitan college (東京都立短期大学?).
FACULTIES:
-Humanities
-Social Sciences
-Science and Engineering
-Urban Environmental Sciences
-System Design
-Human Health Sciences



Tokyo Medical and Dental University is part of Japan's national university system. Tokyo Medical and Dental University (not to be confused with Tokyo Medical University or Tokyo Dental College) offers baccalaureate and graduate degrees in medicine, dentistry, and related fields.
FACULTIES:
-Faculty of Medicine
-Faculty of Dentistry
-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences



Hokkaido University is one of the national universities of Japan. It is a member of the National Seven Universities, which were established as the best national higher education or research institute. It is located in downtown Sapporo, just north of Sapporo Station, and stretching approximately 2.4 kilometers northward. It is considered as one of the top universities in Japan.
FACULTIES;
-Letters
-Education
-Law
-Economics
-Medicine
-Dental medicine
-Engineering
-Veterinary medicine
-Fisheries sciences
-Agriculture
-Pharmaceutical sciences
-Science



Kyushu University is a Japanese public university located in Fukuoka, Kyushu. It is one of Japan's National Seven Universities (The others are Hokkaido University, Tohoku University, The University of Tokyo, Nagoya University, Kyoto University and Osaka University). The history of Kyushu University can be traced by medical schools of the feudal domains built in 1867, and now it is the largest public university in Kyushu.
There are 1,292 foreign students (as of May 1, 2008) enrolled in the University. It is among the top 3 (after Tokyo University and Osaka University) destinations for foreign students.
The Faculty of Law, Kyushu University initiated English language course LL.M program in October 1994, which is the earliest in Japan
FACULTIES:
-Faculty of Humanities
-Faculty of Social and Cultural Studies
-Faculty of Human-Environment Studies
-Faculty of Law
-Faculty of Economics
-Faculty of Languages and Cultures
-Faculty of Sciences
-Faculty of Mathematics
-Faculty of Medical Sciences
-Faculty of Dental Science
-Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
-Faculty of Engineering
-Faculty of Design
-Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering
-Faculty of Engineering Sciences
-Faculty of Agriculture



University of Tsukuba (筑波大学 Tsukuba daigaku?), one of the oldest national universities in Japan, is located in the city of Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture in the Kantō region of Japan. The University has 28 college clusters and schools with a total of around 15,000 students (in 2003). The main Tsukuba campus covers an area of 258 hectares (636 acres), making it the largest single campus in Japan.
It is famous for research in physics, economics, physical education and social science. Its Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences is represented on the national Coordinating Committee for Earthquake Prediction. The university is one of the Japanese elite institutions of higher education as part of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's thirteen "Global 30" selected Project universities.

Schools and Colleges:

These organization correspond to the undergraduate course.
  • School of Humanities and Culture
    • College of Humanities
    • College of Comparative Culture
    • College of Japanese Language and Culture
  • School of Social and International Studies
    • College of Social Sciences
    • College of International Studies
  • School of Human Sciences
    • College of Education
    • College of Psychology
    • College of Disability Sciences
  • School of Life and Environmental Sciences
    • College of Biological Sciences
    • College of Agro-Biological Resource Sciences
    • College of Geoscience
  • School of Science and Engineering
    • College of Mathematics
    • College of Physics
    • College of Chemistry
    • College of Engineering Sciences
    • College of Engineering Systems
    • College of Policy and Planning Sciences
  • School of Informatics
    • College of Information Sciences
    • College of Media Arts, Science and Technology
    • College of Knowledge and Library Sciences
  • School of Medicine and Medical Sciences
    • School of Medicine
    • School of Nursing
    • School of Medical Sciences
  • School of Health and Physical Education
  • School of Art and Design

Graduate Schools[edit]

  • Master's Program in Education
    • School Leadership and Professional Development
    • Secondary Education
    • Special Needs Education
  • Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Philosophy
    • History and Anthropology
    • Literature and Linguistics
    • Modern Languages and Cultures
    • International Public Policy
    • Economics
    • Law
    • International Area Studies
    • International and Advanced Japanese Studies
  • Graduate School of Business Sciences
    • Master's Program in Systems Managemen
    • Master's Program in Advanced Studies of Business Law
    • Doctoral Program in Systems Management and Business Law
    • Law School Program
    • MBA Program in International Business
  • Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Nano-Science and Nano-Technology
    • Applied Physics
    • Materials Sciences
    • Materials Sciences and Technology ( Only Doctoral Program )
  • Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering
    • Master's Program in Social Systems Engineering
    • Master's Program in Business Administration and Public Policy
    • Doctoral Program in Social Systems and Management
    • Risk Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Intelligent Interaction Technologies
    • Engineering Mechanics and Energy
  • Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences
    • Doctoral Program in Integrative Environment and Biomass Sciences
    • Master's Program in Geosciences
    • Doctoral Program in Geoenvironmental Sciences
    • Doctoral Program in Earth Evolution Sciences
    • Master's Program in Biological Sciences
    • Doctoral Program in Biological Sciences
    • Master's Program in Agro-bioresources Science and Technology
    • Doctoral Program in Appropriate Technology and Sciences for Sustainable Development
    • Doctoral Program in Biosphere Resource Science and Technology
    • Doctoral Program in Life Sciences and Bioengineering
    • Doctoral Program in Bioindustrial Sciences
    • Master's Program in Environmental Sciences
    • Doctoral Program in Sustainable Environmental Studies
    • Doctoral Program in Advanced Agricultural Technology and Sciences
  • Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences
    • Master's Program in Medical Sciences
    • Master's Program in Sports and Health Promotion
    • Master's Program in Education Sciences
    • Doctoral Program in Education
    • Doctoral Program in School Education
    • Master's Program in Psychology
    • Doctoral Program in Psychology
    • Master's Program in Disability Sciences
    • Doctoral Program in Disability Sciences
    • Master's Program in Lifespan Development (Tokyo Campus (Evening Programs for Working Adults))
    • Doctoral Program in Lifespan Developmental Sciences (Tokyo Campus (Evening Programs for Working Adults))
    • Master's Program in Kansei, Behavioral and Brain Sciences
    • Doctoral Program in Kansei, Behavioral and Brain Sciences
    • Master's Program in Nursing Sciences
    • Doctoral Program in Nursing Sciences
    • Master's Program in Health and Sport Sciences
    • Doctoral Program in Physical Education, Health and Sport Sciences
    • Master's Program in Art and Design
    • Doctoral Program in Art and Design
    • Master's Program in World Heritage Studies
    • Doctoral Program in World Cultural Heritage Studies
    • Doctoral Program in Human Care Science
    • Doctoral Program in Sports Medicine
    • Doctoral Program in Coaching Science
    • Doctoral Program in Biomedical Sciences
    • Doctoral Program in Clinical Sciences
  • Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies
    • Master's Program in Library, Information and Media Studies
    • Doctoral Program in Library, Information and Media Studies
  • School of Integrative and Global Majors (SIGMA)
    • PhD Program in Human Biology




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