Featuring nine faculties, five graduate schools, two professional schools, two research institutes and a university hospital, Niigata University is a large-scale university covering a comprehensive range of academic fields-including humanities and social sciences, natural sciences, medical and dental sciences and much more. Niigata University endeavors to promote distinctive, world-class research within each of these various fields.
In addition, Niigata University strives to cultivate students’ global competence, and develop students who possess both the high-level expertise and refined sensibilities needed to tackle 21st-century challenges while playing an active role in a wide range of fields throughout the world. Thus, Niigata University actively promotes independent and creative studies for our students while also striving to be an international base for research and education, constantly improving the level of our post-graduate education while promoting collaborative research with overseas universities and institutes.
Niigata University will continue endeavoring to contribute to the advancement of culture and improved well-being for all of mankind while at the same time actively planning and developing social contribution activities with an eye towards local communities.
We are committed to doing our utmost in every regard to ensure that all students will be proud to study and graduate from our university. We look forward to welcoming you to Niigata University.
Sugata Takahashi, M.D., Ph.D.
President of Niigata University
Born in 1950
Main research areas: Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
|1976||M.D., Niigata University|
|1991||Ph.D., Niigata University|
|1982-||Assistant Professor, Niigata University Hospital|
|1987-||Lecturer, Niigata University Hospital|
|1995-||Associate Professor, St. Marianna University School of Medicine|
|1998-||Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Niigata University|
|2010-||Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Niigata University|
|2014-||President, Niigata University|