Hamamatsu University School of Medicine

The university seeks to achieve three chief objectives; firstly, to grow up excellent clinicians andhighly creative researchers; secondly, to promote original researches and the innovation of medicaltechniques; and thirdly, to play a leading role in local medical treatments by practicing medicine for thegreatest benefits of patients. These goals should contribute to the health and welfare of all mankind.

Master's Programmes



  • 1974 Jun. 7 Hamamatsu University School of Medicine was founded.
  • 1977 Apr. 18 The University Hospital was established.
  • 1980 Apr. 1 Graduate School of Medicine, Doctoral Degree Program, was established.
  • 1995 Apr. 1 The Faculty of Nursing was established.
  • 1999 Apr. 1 The Master's Degree Program of our Graduate School of Nursing was established.
  • 2008 Apr. 1 Graduate Course of Midwifery was established.


The school continuously seeks togrow up expert clinicians and nurses and their researchers who are not only highly academic andskilled but also well trained and versed in medical ethics. By doing so, the university plays a leadingrole in local medicine and health care and helps them develop.


The school, which serves as an educational and research institution for medicine and nursing, aims at teaching and researches on the newest theories and practical applications of them.

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Library services

Visitors have limited access to library resources and copying services. Moreover, please utilize public libraries for materials that are available there.

To view our books, please submit a "Reader Request" at the circulation desk, and fill in your full name on the user's list we retain. Those who did not bring a "Reader Request" can still use materials in the library by filling in the user's list.

ICT services

The Information Technology Center provides the information infrastructure of the university. It supports the network, email system, servers and information technology use, including the intermediation of document retrieval ,processing allows interactive communication among students and teachers. The center contributes to the convenience of users through its advanced Information Infrastructure.

Medical services

This facility provides a staff of physicians and a public health nurse who give health exams and health care advice and who can be consulted whenever needed on whatever physical and mental problems are encountered at school and the workplace.

Student Life

Campus life

Hamamatsu University School of Medicine is located approximately 10.6 km north of Hamamtsu Station.

Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka, Japan


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