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Introduction to Osaka University

Educational Objectives

Educational Objectives are the basic principles for creating classroom activities and content as well as personnel development. The Education Objectives of undergraduate and graduate courses at Osaka University, Education Objectives of the undergraduate and graduate schools as a whole are defined as noted below.

Educational Objectives of Osaka University

Undergraduate Program

Committed to the mission of "contributing to the creation, succession, and practical application of knowledge" and in line with its motto, "Live Locally, Grow Globally," Osaka University has been conducting world-class, cutting-edge education and research while adhering to the principles of academic independence and citizenship with the aim of nurturing skilled human resources who have the ability to play leading roles in the next era of society and help realize the ideals of humanity.

In order to implement these goals, the education and research conducted at Osaka University's undergraduate schools and university-wide organizations embody the following qualities to nurture individuals who will become leaders in our knowledge-based society:

  • advanced specialized knowledge and outstanding academic expertise
  • broad-based knowledge and critical thinking
  • international mindset
  • design prowess

Graduate Program

Committed to the mission of "contributing to the creation, succession, and practical application of knowledge" and in line with its motto, "Live Locally, Grow Globally," Osaka University has been conducting world-class, cutting-edge education and research while adhering to the principles of academic independence and citizenship with the aim of nurturing skilled human resources who have the ability to play leading roles in the next era of society in future and help realize the ideals of humanity.

In order to implement these goals, the education and research conducted at Osaka University's graduate schools and research institutes embody the following qualities to nurture individuals who will become leaders in our knowledge-based society:

  • cutting-edge, advanced specialized knowledge and outstanding academic expertise
  • advanced broad-based knowledge and deep critical thinking
  • sophisticated international mindset
  • advanced design prowess
Undergraduate Schools
Graduate Schools

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