Update date: Jul. 28, 2022
President, OCHI Mitsuo
1-3-2, Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hirosima-shi, 739-8511 JAPAN
Organization/Research department name (16)：
Subordinate facility name (27)：
Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences / Faculty of Letters /
Faculty of Education / Faculty of Law / Faculty of Economics /
Faculty of Science / Faculty of Medicine / Faculty of Dentistry /
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences / Faculty of Engineering /
[Attached Research Institute]
Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine
Hiroshima University Hospital
Purpose of establishment：
Under the National School Establishment Law No. 150, Hiroshima University was established on May 31, 1949, by combining eight Institutions: Hiroshima University of Literature and Science (including Attached Institutes), Hiroshima School of Secondary Education, Hiroshima Higher Technical School, Hiroshima School of Education, Hiroshima Women's School of Secondary Education, Hiroshima Higher School, Hiroshima School of Education for Youth, and Hiroshima Municipal Higher Technical School. Faculties of Letters, Education, Politics and Economics, Science, Engineering, and Fisheries and Animal Science were established. Research Institute for Theoretical Physics was established as an Attached Research Institute.
Graduate Schools of Hiroshima University (Letters, Education, and Science) (Master's Program and Doctoral Program) were established.
Faculty of Medicine was established.
Special Courses of Engineering were established.
The Five Guiding Principles of Hiroshima University
Branch Organization (95)：
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1. Pursuit of peace.
To develop intellectual attitudes which always seek
peaceful solutions to the problems affecting society
and the world at large.
2. Creation of new forms of knowledge.
To evolve new systems of study which surpass existing
frontiers of knowledge and encourage intellectual
3. Nurturing of well-rounded human beings.
To train graduates with well-developed and multifaceted
personalities by means of an education which has breadth
as well as depth.
4. Collaboration with the local, regional and
To create a university with a strong international
awareness which can efficiently disseminate knowledge
on a worldwide scale, in collaboration with local and
5. Continuous self-development.
To maintain a constant readiness to re-examine
established ways of acting, and a constant openness to
improvement and innovation