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. It 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. It is also the location of the administrative offices of the University. Takaramachi-Tsuruma Campus is the location of the Faculty of Medicine, and Kanazawa University Hospital with its advanced facilities for diagnosis and treatment, as well as an affiliated cancer Institute. The School of Health Science is located in an area next to the Campus. The Campus is near the downtown core, in the "academic" "Honda-no-mori" culture zone — an area that includes Kenrokuen Garden, Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art and Ishikawa-ken History Museum.

Kakuma Campus

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Takaramachi-Tsuruma Campus

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

Access to Kanazawa City

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By Airplane:

Approx. 2 hours from Incheon (Seoul) to Komatsu Airport
Approx. 2 hours from Podong (Shanghai) to Komatsu Airport

By Airplane:

Approx. one hour from Haneda (Tokyo) to Komatsu Airport

JR Train:

Approx. 2 hours & 30 minutes from Tokyo Station to Kanazawa Station(via Hokuriku-shinkansen)
Approx. 2 hours & 30 minutes from Osaka Station to Kanazawa Station
Approx. 3 hours from Nagoya Station to Kanazawa Station

From Kanazawa Station to Campuses (by Hokuriku Railroad Bus(北陸鉄道バス))

>Kakuma Campus
To “Kanazawa Daigaku Shizenken Mae(in front of Natural Science& Technology Hall, 金沢大学自然研前),” “Kanazawa Daigaku Chuo(Kanazawa University Central,金沢大学中央)” or “Kanazawa Daigaku(Kakuma)(Kanazawa University(Kakuma), 金沢大学(角間))” bus stops (Approx. 34-37min)
Catch a bus #91, 93, 94,or 97(Route name is Kanazawa Daigaku(Kakuma) (金沢大学(角間))from Bus Terminal#6, Kanazawa Station East Exit.

>Takaramachi -Tsuruma Campus
To Kodatsuno(小立野) bus stop (Approx. 20 min)
Catch a bus from
Kanazawa Station East Exit
・Bus Terminal #3・ex.)Bus#11 (Route name is Tobu Shako(東部車庫)
・Bus Terminal #6・ex.)Bus#13(Route name is Yuyagahara/Iozen(湯谷原・医王山))
Kanazawa Station West Exit
・Bus Terminal #5・Bus#10(Route name is Tobu Shako(東部車庫)

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