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Osaka University celebrates the anniversary of its founding on May 1


May 1st marks the anniversary of the founding of Osaka University. 86 years ago, in 1931, Osaka Imperial University was born in Nakanoshima, Osaka with two schools, Science and Medicine.

We will be celebrating the day of Osaka University's founding (May 1) at the Icho Festival on the Toyonaka and Suita campuses with the aim of welcoming new students and forming bonds between faculty, students, and people of the surrounding communities.

Name Plate
Nameplate for Osaka Imperial University (Inscribed from R to L)

Official Photo
Commemorative photograph on May 1, 1931

The bust on the Suita campus of the 1st president of OU, NAGAOKA Hantaro A photograph taken on May 1, 1931, of the ceremony held in the auditorium of the School of Medicine in Nakanoshima.

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