Nagoya University


  • Nagoya University (known as Meidai) was established in 1871 as a temporary medical school. 
  • In 1939 it became Nagoya Imperial University and in 1947 was renamed Nagoya University, and became a Japanese national university.
  • In 2004 Nagoya University became a Japanese national university corporation (a partial privatisation with increased autonomy, applied to all Japanese national universities in 2004).
  • Since 2011, Nagoya University has offered a number of international programmes taught in, English both in its undergraduate and graduate schools. 
  • The university currently has more than 1,700 international students, which is almost 10% of the entire student body. 


Nagoya University, 65 Tsurumaicho, Showa Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture , Japan