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Saitama University

埼玉大学, サイタマダイガク
Representive : President, Takafumi Sakai
Establishment year: 1949
Address: 255 Shimo Okubo, Sakura-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama338-8570 Japan
Organization/Research department name (12):
  • Faculty of Liberal Arts,
  • Faculty of Economics,
  • Faculty of Education,
  • Faculty of Science,
  • Faculty of Engineering,
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Subordinate facility name  (4):
  • Affiliated Kindergarten
  • Affiliated Elementary School
  • Affiliated Junior High School
  • Affiliated School for Students with Disabilities
History (50):
  • 1873/01
    Office of school rectification
  • 1874/01
    Saitama Prefecture Teachers School
  • 1901/03
    Saitama Teachers School for Women
  • 1921/11
    Urawa High School
  • 1922/02
    Saitama Training School for Teachers of Industrial Supplemental Education
Purpose of establishment:
Saitma University was established based on School
Education Law Article 52. The university try to be an
authority of academy, educate it and also try to
cultivate human character through general education
widely. The objective is to contribute to the
advancement of welfare of human and culture through
fostering of human with excellent intelligence, ethics
and applicability and having a love for truth and
Business overview:
Saitama University, located south-west of Saitama City,
is carrying out education and research in a campus
surrounded with plenty of green trees. The university
was established in 1949 (24th Showa era) with two
faculties of Literature and Science and Education. Now
it has grown up to a federal university with faculty of
Liberal Arts, Education, Economics, Science and
Engineering. Furthermore, since the end of 1960s, the
establishment of graduate school carried out to promote
advanced education and research, there are now master
courses (first stage of doctor course) in five
departments. Graduate School of Science and Engineering
has the second stage of doctor course with the
cooperation of the Institute of Physical and Chemical
Research in Wako City. Graduate School of Education
gives a doctor course education set up in Gakugei
University along with Yokohama University and Chiba
University. Saitama University, responding to the
increasing needs of society for life long education,
prepared the ground of evening graduate school
education for businessman and teachers in service
through establishment of the evening course of dept.
of Economics, admission of working adults to the third
year (dept. of Liberal arts and Education), special
selection of working adults to Graduate School, Tokyo
Station College (Tokyo station Yaesu exit) and Omiya
Sonic City College (Sonic City Building). Thus Saitama
University becomes the field for young generation of
wide range to gather and learn together.
Research field (8): Natural Science ,  Life Science ,  Informatics ,  Environmental Science/Agriculture Science ,  Nanotechnology/Materials ,  Manufacturing Technology (Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Chemical Engineering) ,  Social Infrastructure (Civil Engineering, Architecture, Disaster Prevention) ,  Humanities & Social Sciences
Branch Organization  (44):

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