Universities in Nagoya-shi
Nagoya Institute of Technology (NITech) was founded in 1905 as a national institution of higher education, known at that time as the Nagoya Higher Technical School. Since its inception, NITech has advanced together with industries in the Chukyo region of Japan for more than a century.
Our mission is to educate innovative and ethical leaders who possess a ʻFrontier Spiritʼ and to create knowledge that advances business and society. Our undergraduate students will have the ability to bridge the gap between New Asia and the rest of the world
In 1871, after the Meiji Restoration, Nagoya Prefecture (formerly the Nagoya Domain), under the guidance of Keisuke Ito and other pioneers from the Nagoya Domain's Smallpox Vaccination Clinic, established the Temporary Hospital and School, which is said to have been the forerunner of today's Nagoya University, to spread Western medicine and cultivate medical practitioners.