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Yokohama National University

横浜国立大学, ヨコハマコクリツダイガク
Representive : President, Izuru Umehara
Establishment year: 1949
Address: 79-1 Tokiwadai, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 240-8501 Japan
Organization/Research department name (3):
  • College of Education,College of Economics,College of Business Administration,College of Engineering Science, College of Urban Sciences,
  • Guraduate School of Education,
  • Faculty of International Social Science,Faculty of Engineering,Faculty of Environment and Information Sciences,Faculty of Urban Innovation,Interfaculty Graduate School of Innovative and Practical Studies,Research Initiatives and Promotion Organization,Organization for Information Strategy and Promotion,International Strategy Organization,Organization for Local Collaboration Networking,
Subordinate facility name  (1):
  • Education Design Center,Center for Core Science Teacher Program,Kamakura elementary school,Yokohama elemntary school,Kamakura junior hifg school,Yokohama junioir high school,Special Needs education school, Center for Economic and Social Studies in Asia, Manazuru Marine Center for Environmental Research and Education,
History (37):
  • 1949/05
    Yokohama National University was established. (Three initial faculties of Liberal Arts and Education, Economics, and Engineering)
  • 1949/05
    University Library was established.
  • 1963/04
    The Graduate School of Engineering (Master's Course) was established.
  • 1966/04
    The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Education was renamed Faculty of Education.
  • 1967/06
    The Faculty of Business Administration was established. (This was branched off from the Faculty of Economics.)
Purpose of establishment:
Extract from "Yokohama National University's Charter"
YNU declares that it will make every effort to uphold as
the spirit that has been cultivated amidst its history
since the university's founding and should build a strong
footing in academic research and education in the world of
the 21st Century by attaching importance to the
concerns of the realities of society
(Practicality/Responding to the Needs of Society),
actively promote new endeavors
(Spirit of Innovation/Challenging and Daring), widely open
its door to the whole of society (Openness/Open and
Outgoing), and promote exchange with nations overseas
YNU has decided on the following matters as its long-term
goals in order to realize this idea.
Responding to the Needs of Society
This goal is to cultivate creative problem solving
abilities with flexibility that acquires a response to the
changing of the times by assessing the true nature of
various problems.
YNU will contribute to society's welfare and development
based on the results of education and research by focusing
on scholarship that lays down the basis in actual society.
Challenging and Daring
YNU will play a leading role in the intellectual
improvement of mankind by creating cutting-edge research
through collaborating with domestic and international
The university will work towards providing effective
management, and develop a flexible organization that
supports free thought and new approaches in contributing
to education, research, and society.
Open and Outgoing
YNU puts in to practice education and research that makes
a contribution to solving issues held by civil society,
the regions, the business community, the nation, and
various countries.
YNU aims to support students and faculty members to
participate in society, and for a university that is open
to society in all aspects of education, research, and
Along with fostering human resources that understand
different cultures and have the communication ability to
be active on the word stage, YNU is promoting the
acceptance and sending of foreign students and researchers
and planning to expand exchange with various countries
through education and research.
  • 2009: \ 15,874 (Million)
  • 2008: \ 16,158 (Million)
  • 2007: \ 15,291 (Million)
  • 2006: \ 15,136 (Million)
  • 2003: \ 18,048 (Million)
Branch Organization  (107):

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