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Hokkaido University

Type of Institution Established No. of Students
National 1876 18,713

Hokkaido University is one of the oldest, largest, and most prestigious universities in Japan. Boasting the largest number of faculties of Japan’s national universities, we cover almost all areas of the humanities and social and natural sciences and we are a leader in research activities in Japan and the world.

Our graduates benefit from the University’s determination to develop curious minds that are ready to embrace challenges and acquire knowledge, reveal new global perspectives and find solutions which change society for the better.

We offer a broad-based educational experience, world-class research facilities, and all the attractions of living in the cosmopolitan city of Sapporo. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming, our campuses clean and safe, and we are located in a breathtakingly beautiful setting.

Do you want to study in the most beautiful campus in Japan?
In one of the most desirable cities in Japan?
And have an amazing international student experience? —Then, Hokkaido University is for you!

Various scholarship options
Inexpensive living costs
Location Kita 8, Nishi 5, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0808, Japan
No. of Undergraduate Students 11,959
No. of Graduate Students 6,754
No. of Full-Time Faculty Members 2,331
No. of International Students 2,268
Breakdown of International Student Numbers by Country
No. of Countries with Exchange Agreements 69
Individual University Scholarships
International Student Dormitories
Japanese Language Education Services
Consultation Room
International Student Associations
Career Support Yes
Contact Addressee: Hokkaido University Admission Center
Kita 17, Nishi 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo, 060-0817, Japan
Phone: +81-(0)11-706-8047
Fax: +81-(0)11-706-7488

As of April 8, 2020


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