About Gifu University

Welcome Greetings from the President, Hisataka Moriwaki

Welcome to the homepage of Gifu University. Please enjoy the contents in our homepage. Gifu University is located in Central Japan, between Tokyo and Kyoto, and has excellent international accessibility. The history of Gifu University dates back to its foundation on May 31, 1949, and the university now consists of five faculties: Education, Regional Studies, Medicine, Engineering, Applied Biological Sciences (agriculture and veterinary). Currently, more than 7,000 students and post-graduate students are studying at Gifu University. One of our major missions is to produce graduates ready to contribute to the region and to engage in active roles throughout the world. Under the motto of "Learning, Exploring, and Contributing", we provide excellent educational courses to produce globally-minded graduates and to train future talent that conduct productive research.

We also have several hundred foreign students at our campus and will soon open English-only courses to accept more students from abroad. Gifu University international alumni have been established in Shanghai, China and Dhaka, Bangladesh. Internet lectures are available at http://www.gifu-u.ac.jp/en/about/about_gu/glg.html.

Gifu University strives to become a leading, global university. We are open to foreign students willing to interact with Japanese young people as well as to other communities in the world for more profound understanding of both local and world-wide science and culture. We look forward to seeing and talking with you in Gifu.

Hisataka Moriwaki

President, Gifu University


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