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Also known as Meidai, Nagoya University was founded in 1871. Located in Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, it is regarded as a National University of Japan. One among the 7 national Universities in Japan, Nagoya is the last Japanese Imperial University. The university took its current name in the year 1947.
Nagoya University comprises 9 faculties- Economics, Education, Law, Engineering, Letters, Science, Medicine, Information Culture and Agriculture. Also, the it is organized into over 10 graduate schools – Mathematics, Engineering, Medicine and Education among others. The research center associated with the university- Center for Volcanology, Disaster Mitigation and Seismology is represented on the national committee for prediction of earthquakes.
The university enrolls more than 15,000 students including over 1200 foreign students coming from different walks of life. The dedicated teaching staff at Nagoya University comprising more than 1500 faculty members function as the engine of the University that helps the students in moving forward to achieve the mission of academic excellence. 6 out of the total Japanese Nobel-Prize winners have been associated with the university as faculty members.
The University has educated a number of prominent personalities in numerous fields. Some of the notable alumni include- Shoichiro Toyoda (Former CEO-Toyota) and Uichiro Niwa (Ambassador of Japan to China).
Nagoya is considered as one of the most prestigious universities in the research arena. The University today boats about being the core ‘comprehensive’ University of the country and looks forward to become world-class research University across the globe.