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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



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 2019

GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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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
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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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.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.


Library services

The Hiroshima University Library is composed of five buildings with a combined floor area of 28,000 (m2), making it one of the largest libraries in the country. It has a collection of around 3.28 million books, 60% of which are housed in the library.

Student Reviews

Study plan to Japan
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It is going to be an awesome experience

Designing a good research only matters when you receive continues constructive instructions from a professional supervisor
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

This university is research-based and a student can learn a lot about different approaches to data analysis. She learns how to design original research and conduct the research.

Life at Hiroshima University
Olufunmibi Adesiyan rated 4 out of 5 stars

The institution provided a very enabling environment for intense intellectual, and career focused capacity development. However , Hostel facilities could be better


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