Osaka University

Osaka University (大阪大学), or Handai (阪大) is Japan's sixth-oldest university. In 1869, Osaka Prefectural Medical School was founded, later becoming Osaka Prefectural Medical College. This merged with the College of Science and formed Osaka Imperial University. With the inclusion of Osaka Technical College, Osaka University was formed in 1947.

Following the Second World War, Osaka University consisted of the faculties of engineering, science, medicine, law, and letters. Subsequently, research institutes and graduate schools were established, with an emphasis on cross-discipline research.

Based on the QS World University Ranking of 2023, Osaka University is positioned as the #68 top university in the world, which makes it the #4 top university in Japan. The university's global rank is improved by 7 points from last year.

University Profile

Ranking #68 #4
University Name Osaka University
Name in Local Language 大阪大学
Year Established 1931
Motto Live Locally, Grow Globally
Colors Sky blue


Address 1-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan
Phone +81 (66) 877 5111
Fax +81 (66) 879 7106
Website Osaka University Website
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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women
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