Ranking of Best Universities in Japan

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Japan is renowned for being a country that preserves its culture and tradition while supporting creativity and innovation in modern technology. This same mentality is also evident in the higher education system in Japan. In other words, universities in Japan emphasize research development and international communication while preserving Japanese tradition and culture.

Without a doubt, Japan is a beautiful country with a rich language and culture. We have already talked about tourism in Japan. But today, we must pass on the topic of studies in the country. Moreover, this article will present the best universities in Japan according to the world university ranking.

University of Tokyo

To begin with, the University of Tokyo. Founded in 1877, the university is composed of 10 faculties and 15 research schools, and graduate schools. In addition, the university has 2100 international students.

Specialties taught:

  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Medical sciences
  • Law
  • Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Sciences
  • Economics
  • Arts
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Education Sciences …

For more information and to apply as an international student, visit the University of Tokyo website.

Kyoto University

In second place among the best universities in Japan is Kyoto University. It is one of the most accomplished research universities in Asia. This is reflected in the university’s unique teaching and research methods that encourage creativity, innovation, and discussion. In addition, the number of international students studying at Kyoto University hovers at around 1500 per year.

Specialties taught:

  • Humanities
  • Education
  • Law
  • Economic Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Agriculture…

Apply as an international student on the official website of Kyoto University

Osaka University

Then in third place is Osaka University. Founded in 1931, the university has 11 faculties and 16 graduate schools. In addition, Osaka University maintains about 20 research schools and two teaching hospitals. In addition, it has about 2500 international students enrolled.

Specialties taught:

  • Letters
  • Human Sciences
  • Law
  • Economics
  • Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Information Science and Technology …

For more information, visit the Osaka University website

Tohoku University

In fourth place is Tohoku University which is actually the third imperial university in Japan. It is also considered one of the most prestigious universities in Japan. Founded in 1731, Tohoku University was originally a medical school. In addition, it has 10 faculties, 17 graduate schools, and 6 research schools. In addition, the university maintains an international student body of 1750.

Specialties taught:

  • Arts and Letters
  • Education
  • Law
  • Economics and Management
  • Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Agriculture …

To register as an international student, visit the Tohoku University website

Tokyo Institute of Technology

In fifth place is the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Commonly known as Tokyo Tech, it is a national institution of higher learning in science and technology. And, it maintains over 130 years of age. It also offers many Bachelor’s, Masters and Doctoral programs. In addition, the school aims to become the world’s leading science and technology university. There are currently 1244 international students enrolled at Tokyo Tech.

Specialties taught:

  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Biosciences and Biotechnology
  • Information Science and Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences
  • Innovation Management …

Register by visiting the Tokyo Institute of Technology website

Nagoya University

In sixth place is Nagoya University which dates back to 1871. It has 9 faculties and 13 graduate schools, 3 research schools, and 3 inter-university service centers. Nagoya is also one of the best research institutions in Japan. Finally, there are currently 2462 international students enrolled at Nagoya University.

Specialties taught:

  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Engineering
  • Economics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Education
  • Life Sciences and Agriculture
  • Information Science …

Visit the admissions page of the Nagoya University website

Kyushu University

Next is Kyushu University which is one of the seven national universities in Japan. Founded in 1903, the university’s main goal is to provide the highest level of education, research, and medical activities. Not only that, but the university maintains a partnership with more than a hundred international universities. Finally, the number of international students enrolled there is 2387.

Specialties taught:

  • Arts and Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Economics
  • Languages and culture
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine …

Visit the Kyushu University website for more information.

University of Hokkaido

In eighth place is the University of Hokkaido. Founded in 1876, it has maintained the award of the most innovative university in the world for several consecutive years. In addition, the university has about 1600 international students.

The specialties taught are

  • Law
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Fisheries Sciences
  • Medicine …

For more information on how to apply as an international student, visit the official website of Hokkaido University.

Tokyo University of Medicine and Dentistry

Next is the Tokyo University of Medicine and Dentistry. Founded in 1928, it was originally a school of dentistry. It became a school of medicine and dentistry in 1944. Then in 1946, it was officially named Tokyo University of Medicine and Dentistry. The university is known for its advanced research in the medical field. Indeed, the 5 petals of the university’s logo represent its medical school, dental school, liberal arts, and sciences school, biomaterials and bioengineering school, and medical research school. Finally, it has approximately 290 international students enrolled.

Specialties taught:

  • Medicine
  • Dental Medicine
  • Bioengineering and biomaterials

For more information on the enrollment of international students, visit the official website of the University.

University of Tsukuba

In tenth place comes the University of Tsukuba. It was established in 1973 on 258 hectares as a research university. In addition, it maintains the goal of becoming a university open to the world. In addition, it is one of the top 10 research institutions in Japan. Finally, the University of Tsukuba has about 2300 international students in its ranks.

Specialties taught:

  • Humanities and culture
  • Engineering
  • Social Sciences and International Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Medicine and Medical Sciences
  • Life and Environmental Sciences…

For more information and to apply as an international student, visit the University of Tsukuba website

 

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