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University Profile


Niigata University has a long history and rich tradition as an institution, with origins going back some 150 years. Since our inauguration as a national university in 1949 under the new university system, the university has played an important role to provide higher education opportunities for people from inside and outside Japan.

National Niigata Medical College

Niigata High School

Niigata University Head Office

1st Niigata University Graduation Ceremony