Live Locally, Grow Globally

Introduction to Osaka University

Facts & Figures on the University




Under the motto "Live Locally, Grow Globally," Osaka University grapples with the challenges of education and research.
President NISHIO Shojiro (Specialty: Data Engineering)
Executive
Vice President
KANEDA Yasufumi
Executive
Vice President
TANAKA Toshihiro
Executive
Vice President
MITSUNARI Kenji
Executive
Vice President
KAWAHARA Genta
Executive
Vice President
ONOYE Takao
Executive
Vice President
NAKATANI Kazuhiko
Executive
Vice President
MIZUSHIMA Ikuko
Executive
Director
NARA Satoshi
Executive
Director
OGASAWARA Atsuko (Part-time)
Auditors KINOSHITA Takehisa (Full-time)
SAKURAI Miyuki (Part-time)

 

Organization

11 Schools with 10 Corresponding Graduate Schools:
Schools of: Letters, Human Sciences, Foreign Studies (School only), Law and Politics, Economics, Science, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering, Engineering Science
6 Independent Graduate Schools:
Graduate School of Language and Culture, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Law School, United Graduate School of Child Development. Osaka University, Kanazawa University and Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
6 Research Institutes:
Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Institute for Protein Research, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Joining and Welding Research Institute, Institute of Laser Engineering
2 National Joint-Use Facilities:
Research Center for Nuclear Physics, Cybermedia Center
13 Joint -Use Education and Research Facilities:
Center for International Education and Exchange, …
University Library consisting of 4 branches:
Main Library, Life Sciences Library, Science and Engineering Library, International Studies Library
2 University Hospitals:
Osaka University Hospital, Osaka University Dental Hospital
2 World Premier International Research Center (WPI) Initiative: Immunology Frontier Research Center (iFReC), Center for Quantum Information and Quantum Biology (QIQB)
Institute for Academic Initiatives
Center for Education in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Faculty and Staff Number of academic staff 3,357, Number of non-academic staff 3,672, Total: 7,029
Number of part-time academic staff: 3,901
Students Undergraduates -- Students: 3,255 Total: 15,075
Graduates -- Master's course: 2,163, Doctor's course: 927
Law School: 80 Total: 8,151
International Students 2,612 (Undergraduate: 351, Graduate: 1,709, Research Students: 552)
Campuses Suita Campus: 997,110.72 sq m (Administrative Bureau, Schools of Human Sciences, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Engineering, Joint-Use Facilities, …)
Toyonaka Campus: 441,313.43 sq m (University Library, Schools of Letters, Law, Economics, Science, Engineering Science, …)
Minoh Campus: 8,000 sq m (School of Foreign Studies, …)
Nakanoshima Campus: 1,000 sq m (Osaka University Nakanoshima Center)
Budget
(FY 2021)
Revenue: 156.604 billion Yen
Expenditure: 156.604 billion Yen

Notes:
• The figures above were most recently updated on May 1, 2021. (Board of Trustees updated on August 26, 2021.)
• The number of staff does not include those on child-care leave, leaves of absence, or overseas sabbaticals.

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