Hiroshima University

Hiroshima University aims to become one of the global top 100 universities within the next 10 years by continuously producing global talents and creating knowledge while promoting university reforms centering on the twin pillars of educational and research capabilities.

Master's Programmes

About

History

  • Under the National School Establishment Law, Hiroshima University was established on May 31, 1949. After World War II, the school system in Japan was entirely reformed and each of the institutions of higher education under the pre-war system was reorganized.

Education

Hiroshima University is an integrated university with 12 undergraduate and 4 graduate departments and research divisions. Leading the world with top-class research and educating talented and innovative individuals, the university strives to contribute to the development of both Japanese and international society.

Research

The Organization for Research Promotion comprehensively manages Hiroshima University's research activities in order to ensure its further development as a research university. For this purpose, the organization designates talented researchers and remarkable research topics and provides them with intensive support as part of its approach to creating unique research centers at the university. Additionally, the organization aims to develop a state-of-the-art research environment where researchers can focus on their research activities.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
343 -22
2021
321 13
2020
334
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
501
2020
501
2019
501
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
801
2021
801 -200
2020
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
639 -48
2020
591
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

From student guidance to health consultations, staff specialists and professionals are committed to supporting your student experience here at HU. 

Housing services

  • The campus also supports many essential facilities necessary for daily life. Cafeterias, co-op shops, restaurants, cafes, and a post office, are available for you.

Library services

The Textbook Collection features groups of textbooks used in our country, from Edo period elementary textbooks through to those used immediately following World War II. This is a valuable collection which is comprehensive and nationwide, spanning different subjects and spheres from elementary to higher education.

Student Life

Campus life

Just off campus are a range of shops including, grocery stores, department stores, electronics stores, quaint cafes, and bustling restaurants, all contributing to making life here easy, rewarding, and convenient. Compared to the busyness of a crowded city, Saijo offers the comfort of a peaceful, relaxed environment.

Student Reviews

Gold Medal Winner
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My current GPA is 3.82 out of 4.0. And I was actively given my leadership in several academic events such as entrepreneurial summit, business competition, and business magazine launch as being the treasurer of the young entrepreneurs association of the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

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