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Hiroshima University

Type of Institution Established No. of Students
National 1949 15,226

Hiroshima University is a national institution founded in 1949, incorporating many different institutions of higher education. HU has been growing ever since; adding new schools, research institutes, and centers. Today it is counted among the national universities and consists of 12 schools and graduate schools, a research institute, research facilities, and affiliated hospitals. HU was selected as one of the Top Global University Projects by Ministry of Education, Japan in 2014. HU is making steady progress as a global university, taking on worldwide challenges and strengthening its global educational network by signing international exchange agreements with universities around the world and opening overseas bases at strategic locations.

Many international students
Inexpensive living costs
Location 1-3-2, Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima 739-8511, Japan
No. of Undergraduate Students 10,642 (As of November 1, 2019)
No. of Graduate Students 4,584 (As of November 1, 2019)
No. of Full-Time Faculty Members 1,794 (As of May 1, 2019)
No. of International Students 71 Countries/Regions 2,116 (As of November 1, 2019)
Breakdown of International Student Numbers by Country China (1331), Indonesia (156), South Korea (74), Vietnam (71), Bangladesh (47), Thailand (40), Cambodia (37) etc (As of November 1, 2019)
No. of Countries with Exchange Agreements University Level: 52 Countries/Regions, 333 Organizations, 368 Agreements (As of January 20, 2020) / Faculty/Department Level: 53 Countries/Regions, 358 Organizations, 395 Agreements (As of January 20, 2020)
Individual University Scholarships International Students Supporters’ Club Scholarship, Excellent Student Scholarship Program, Prior to Admission Scholarship Program (HU-PASP)
International Student Dormitories The Hiroshima University International House, Ikenoue Student Dormitory
Japanese Language Education Services Morito Institute of Global Higher Education (
Consultation Room
International Student Associations The Hiroshima University-China Student Friendship Meeting, Taiwanese Students Association of Hiroshima University, Hiroshima Arab Community, African Student Forum-Hiroshima University, Indonesian Students Association (PPI) in Hiroshima
Career Support Yes
Contact Addressee: International Exchange Group, Student Plaza, 1-7-1, Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, 739-8514 JAPAN
Phone: +81-82-424-6184
Fax: +81-82-424-4545

As of April 30, 2020


University and program information, costs, dates, policies are subject to change; please confirm important facts with university admission personnel.