Kanazawa University

As the leading university on the Sea of Japan coast, Kanazawa University has contributed greatly to Japanese higher education and academic research since it was founded in 1949.

Master's Programmes

About

Education

The University offers programs of study in seven faculties: Letters, Education, Law, Economy, Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Engineering, and five schools: Education, Human and Socio-Environment Studies, Natural Science & Technology, Law.

Research

  • Cancer Research Institute
  • Institute of Nature and Environmental Technology
  • Research Center for Child Mental Development
  • etc.

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GSSA 2021

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
601 -10
2021
591 -10
2020
581
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
701
2020
701
2019
701
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
1001
2021
1001 -200
2020
801
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
990 -42
2020
948
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

There is a special website for information about academic advisors: International Student Section, Student Affairs Div., Student Affairs Depte.

Housing services

The Kanazawa University Co-op (Kanazawa University Student Co-operative Union) handles a large number of tenements such as apartments and condominiums, and introduces the students to such housing facilities. It has ties to almost all of the real estate agencies located around the university, making it very convenient when you are looking for a place to live. For international students who have decided to come to Kanazawa University, the university will also offer support such as looking for a place for them to live and helping in the procedures necessary to sign the lease.

Medical services

Please consult with the Kanazawa University Health Service Center should you have any concerns about your physical or mental health.

Student Life

Campus life

Kanazawa University has two campuses, Kakuma and Takaramachi-Tsuruma. Kakuma Campus is located in a huge natural setting, and its many orange-tan buildings harmonize with their green surroundings.

Kanazawa City is located on the Sea of Japan in the middle area of Japan.

Student Reviews

good and bad point
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

good point: lots of chance to study abroad, seminar system bad point: too wide study area

Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa, Japan

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