4 Colleges & 20 Schools

Japanese universities are changing dramatically. In modern society, we are facing a variety of increasingly complicated and sophisticated challenges. Such challenges prompt us to develop new types of human resources and create new types of knowledge. Under these circumstances, and in keeping with our aim of being “a research university dedicated to education, while opening up its doors to both local and global society”, Kanazawa University has, over the last several years, been pursuing the “paradigm of universities for the benefit of society”– a paradigm that befits this new age.

The reorganization into three Colleges and 16 Schools, beginning in April 2008, represents the culmination of this pursuit. This “rebirth” will open the way to a bright future through the creation of even more advanced research and education — working together with those of you who wish to progress to university.
Furthermore, in April 2018, we reorganized 16 Schools into 17 Schools to meet the demands of the present age and society based on our strength.
We will continue to evolve, while making the most of our traditions. We hope you will devote yourself wholeheartedly to your education at our university, in order to grow into a capable, enterprising professional who will contribute to the society of the future.

About 4Colleges

College of Transdisciplinary Sciences for Innovation

School of Entrepreneurial and Innovation Studies
School of Tourism Sciences and Design
School of Smart Technology and Innovation(Japanese Only)
College of Transdisciplinary Sciences for Innovation

College of Human and Social Sciences

School of Humanities
School of Law
School of Economics
School of Teacher Education
School of Regional Development Studies
School of International Studies
College of Human and Social Sciences

College of Science and Engineering

School of Mathematics and Physics
School of Chemistry
School of Mechanical Engineering
School of Frontier Engineering
School of Electrical, Information and Communication Engineering
School of Geosciences and Civil Engineering
School of Biological Science and Technology
College of Science and Engineering

College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences

School of Medicine
School of Pharmacy
School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences(Japanese Only)
School of Health Sciences
College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences(Japanese Only)

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